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Royal & Derngate Theatre

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Address: Guildhall Road, Northampton NN1 1DP, England
Phone Number: +44 1604 624811
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Evening of Pleasure

Went two nights running , the first being the Royal Phillarmonic concert and the next night Elvis Christmas show. Both most enjoyable but very different. I was amazed how few... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went two nights running , the first being the Royal Phillarmonic concert and the next night Elvis Christmas show. Both most enjoyable but very different. I was amazed how few were here for the Elvis night. The second half of this was much better than the first. No idea how it could be called a Christmas Show as my son... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Country music was a hit. Had a great view too. Great to have a venue like this in th centre of town that's so versatile .

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent choice for a panto. Easy to get to, child friendly, seats comfortable, good view (from the top), only downside is refreshments are a bit on the high side. Fully recommend Derngate.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We saw Peter & Star catcher here the other night in the smaller old victorian Royal THeatre part of Dearngate. It was great entertainment more older themed than traditional panto not quite so slap stick more contempory twist. It was very good Theartre was great too nice & intimate surrounds..

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Thank Gary W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely venue, not too big so wherever you sit you get a decent view of the stage. The venue is clean and well presented with friendly staff.

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Oswestry, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here to see Ross Noble who was great but that's not the review content. Nice environment, choice of bars to reduce queue time, courteous staff.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was a very disappointing show. We prefer the Royal Theatre's smaller scale Christmas show rather than the celeb-based panto next door at the Derngate and have seen some excellent shows over the years so we were looking forward to this. It has to be said that a huge effort has been made to recreate this Broadway hit for its... More 

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Stourport-on-Severn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Went to Royal Philharmonic concert on 27 November and enjoyed it immensely. The only downside was the lack of any cloakroom facilities. It was a cold evening and a very warm theatre, so the opportunity to be relieved of top coats would have been very welcome. In the event, we were lumbered with them throughout the concert; very inconvenient.

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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited The Derngate to see TBTD Christmas Show and as usual the show was billiant. Lots of great songs and comedy from a fine group of performers.The staff as usual were friendly and helpful.The only down side to the whole evening were the exorbitant bar prices. Two medium size (the small must be minute) warm Chardonnay in plastic cups cost... More 

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time visit what a great venue nice interment atmosphere and Dr hook were fantastic,civilities were good and the staff were very helpful my only criticism which is no fault of the venue but there was very few disabled car parking spaces

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