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Royal & Derngate Theatre

Guildhall Road, Northampton NN1 1DP, England
+44 1604 624811
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My local theatre

Easy to get to plenty of nearby parking Wheel chair friendly. Bar and snacks and confectionery... read more

Reviewed yesterday
burglina
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Excellent show

Went to see Adams Family a really good show ..always enjoy coming to The Derngate ....never been... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Marilyn R
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  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
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Guildhall Road, Northampton NN1 1DP, England
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+44 1604 624811
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Easy to get to plenty of nearby parking Wheel chair friendly. Bar and snacks and confectionery. Seating is top class no obstacles to spoil your view. Recommend this theatre.

Thank burglina
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went to see Adams Family a really good show ..always enjoy coming to The Derngate ....never been disappointed

Thank Marilyn R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Put on a very good show. Very easy to hear and seating very good. I am disabled and was given lots of help.

Thank markhhaywood
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely venue good all round seating good access for wheelchairs parking very near just a short walk .

Thank pixys
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Brilliant live comedy in an intimate 150 seat venue. Highly recommended and a great night out. The bar gets a bit busy at the interval and more staff would be helpful.

Thank MarkWelsh333
Reviewed 2 days ago

We are fans of the Derngate. It's foyer is bright, airy and modern. We have seen various pantomimes and 'regular' shows here over the years. Love the fact that you can have a box to yourself if you book early enough, and it's cheaper than...More

Thank mkfalcon27
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went with the family recently for a performance. Always made welcome and staff try really hard to be helpful and pleasant. Already booked for 2 more events. One in each theatre. I do love the Royal and it's Victorian roots. It has such a special...More

Thank KC2155
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent show amazed not a sell out. Facilities excellent as ever and staff very helpful. The people of Northampton should embrace this facility more as we are very lucky to have it.

Thank James M
Reviewed 5 days ago

What a great theatre; wonderful first visit to see The Adams Family. Apart from being a truly polished musical the atmosphere was brilliant and the theatre space contributed to the excellent acoustics. It is a theatre to rival any London venue. For anyone wanting to...More

Thank scotland89
Reviewed 6 days ago

I came to see the Addams Family on the 10th May and i was so excited as i knew that Carrie hope Fletcher was in it and i saw her live in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang last year and she was absolutely incredible so i...More

Thank Ellena A
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Margaret S
What is the view like from stalls row S please
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
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Simon J
I have seen seats in the upper level boxes at the Derngate Theatre - restricted view: partial and also restricted view: bar stools. Do you have any experience of seating in those. If so, please let me know what the view was like in either of those seat types. Also if it being restricted spoiled your enjoyment of the show in any way. Thanks. :-)
30 August 2016|
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Response from Natalie G | Reviewed this property |
Hi unfortunately I don't - my mum is disabled so we never sit near restricted seating. Regards
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Paul E
Hi Everyone!! Am considering booking tickets for Chitty Chitty Bang Bang but have never been to this Theatre before. I wondered if anyone would be good enough to tell me if the Stalls are tiered because if they are all 'on the level' I thought our view would be restricted. Also, is there anywhere to eat nearby before the Show - nothing expensive but reasonably priced. MANY thanks in advance for any replies.
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
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