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Royal & Derngate Theatre

Guildhall Road, Northampton NN1 1DP, England
+44 1604 624811
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John Bishop winging it warm up gig

Great place, welcoming staff, good friendly security. Great seats, we had tickets for the upper... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mark M
via mobile
Entertaining evening with "Rules for Living"

A family outing to the theatre which combined a mixture of comedy, family dramas and a stunningly... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Gillingham, United Kingdom
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  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Guildhall Road, Northampton NN1 1DP, England
+44 1604 624811
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place, welcoming staff, good friendly security. Great seats, we had tickets for the upper circle and our seats were perfect especially as my wife is short, she had no issues in seeing the stage without a head in the way. Will definitly be looking...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 3 days ago

A family outing to the theatre which combined a mixture of comedy, family dramas and a stunningly well performed second half reminiscent of half-remembered Christmases past (though ours were not quite so manic). I was so enthralled by the concept, that I just HAD to...More

Thank BrianCropster
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I went with my mum and my son to watch the Christmas pants it was the first time my son had gone and we all loved it.

Thank lizspring
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to see Peter James' "Not Dead Enough" at the Derngate. Apart from the fact that both lead actors, Bill Ward and Laura Whitmore are mumblers, they should NEVER put thrillers on at the Derngate. The intimate setting of the Royal is the place...More

Thank benben9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my son to the theatre and had a great time. First night glitches but we were kept well informed. Good service at the bar and interval. Clean, tidy location.

Thank Thekilpinfamily
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have enjoyed each time I have visited the Derngate. If you get there early enough you can get drinks at the bar without the long lines but they tend to have a few to stand in rather than 1 or 2. Always clean and...More

Thank DRHomer1991
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Royal and Derngate have a varied programme of top entertainment and it's a great local theatre. Comfortable seats and a range of food options too. The Christmas show in the Royal is a good alternative to the more popular pantomime in the Derngate, but this...More

Thank chmossy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always have a memorable time when we visit the Royal. The seats are comfortable and the acoustics are excellent.

Thank happydaisy2017
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Whatever you go to see you know you will have a great time from the very young to the not so very old and its worth every penny you ever spend

Thank Julia C
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We are so fortunate to have such a super theatre in Northampton. Accessible to all, excellent seating and sound. Lots of parking available in several car parks close to the theatre, with an assortment of restaurants close by. Would recommend this venue, the programme of...More

Thank Ann H
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Margaret S
2 November 2016|
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Response from stephelloyd | Reviewed this property |
I would say all seats have a good view of the stage so I wouldn't worry
Simon J
30 August 2016|
Response from Natalie G | Reviewed this property |
Hi unfortunately I don't - my mum is disabled so we never sit near restricted seating. Regards
Paul E
15 May 2016|
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Response from Joanne W | Reviewed this property |
stalls are tiered so you should have a good view. The Theatre is walking distance from the town centre - think Prezzo, Ask ,etc, but just book in advance