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Royal & Derngate Theatre

Guildhall Road, Northampton NN1 1DP, England
+44 1604 624811
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This theatre is very good, good service , good viewing of performances but also not very busy... read more

Reviewed yesterday
icgreviewsforyou
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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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The Play That Went Wrong - So funny I hurt from laughing.

Matinee performance on a Sunday, easy parking nearby and a relaxed feel to the theatre. Plenty of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mrs_A733
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Guildhall Road, Northampton NN1 1DP, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This theatre is very good, good service , good viewing of performances but also not very busy although it’s very popular, shows stay on for weeks and weeks , would definitely recommend to families, pantos there are very nice and is in a nice area...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Matinee performance on a Sunday, easy parking nearby and a relaxed feel to the theatre. Plenty of time for pre or after show meal. I love the feel and ambience of the theatre, old but current too. A fabulous way to spend an afternoon.

Thank Mrs_A733
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve seen lots of various acts and performances. Recently I have seen Milton Jones and Jason Manford. Both were hilarious. The theatre is exceptional, the staff are very polite and professional. Any performance will be a great experience.

Thank Antony R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place so much. Never disappoints whether it’s an Irish comedian which makes me feel like I’m at home, to a panto, to a proper west end production like The Play That Went Wrong I just love this place. Amazing shows, good prices and...More

Thank Amymooney5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We go regularly, both the Derngate and Royal theatres are excellent, good shows, facilities and reasonable prices especially compared to seeung the same shows in London.

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for the Durngate’s pantomime this year. Very nice theatre, clean easy to find and great nearby parking. Arrived early and had a nice pre show drink at the bar before the show. Glad we did arrive early as by 30minutes before the show there...More

Thank brackleyballet
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been visiting both the Royal theatre and the Derngate for over 20 years now and I have seen them both transform into the great theatres they are now! The staff are always friendly went you visit or phone up with any query. The...More

Thank Kelly R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to the 'Royal' Theatre to see the Jungle Book. What was two separate theatres is now incorporated into one building. They still show very different performances. This time we visited the Royal Theatre. This is an amazing old building, with real history in...More

Thank LouLouTravel74
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Royal and Derngate theatre is actually TWO theatres - the larger, more modern Derngate takes all the major shows and the smaller more traditional Royal is used for small shows and a lot of stand-up. We booked two cheap (£10 each) tickets for the...More

Thank Koshkha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a smashing time at this musical at the Royal Theatre in Northampton. Unfortunately we were seating at a back row in the upper balcony- so missed a bit of the stage.

Thank Mohan1946
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BettyJ1976
28 December 2017|
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Response from grana1963 | Reviewed this property |
If its in the Auditorium, To be fair the views in all of the Auditorium are really good. Thats the way they are designed. You shouldnt have a problem unless someone really tall has the seat in front of you. Enjoy.
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Martin D
4 December 2017|
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Response from Geoff S | Reviewed this property |
i have sat there and been fine
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S-reet1
21 September 2017|
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Response from Koshkha | Reviewed this property |
I've not been in one of the circle boxes but they run perpendicular to the stage so the view is going to be a bit distorted. The performers are performing towards the main crowd and you might find it a bit off putting to be... More
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