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Royal & Derngate Theatre

Guildhall Road, Northampton NN1 1DP, England
+44 1604 624811
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Seating could be better

We went to the Derngate last Thursday, it is a great setting for a theatre with parking so close... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Maggie1662016
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Desborough, United Kingdom
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Excellent theatre

I've been coming to the Derngate for over a decade now! Lovely and quaint. Always brilliant shows... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jongillman79
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • 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

We went to the Derngate last Thursday, it is a great setting for a theatre with parking so close. Our show lasted 140 minutes which was fine apart from the seats. The foam sadly needs replacing and it was little better than sitting on the...More

Thank Maggie1662016
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I've been coming to the Derngate for over a decade now! Lovely and quaint. Always brilliant shows and the staff are marvellous!

Thank jongillman79
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went to the cinema and got abused by security staff who clearly thought that cinema goers were trespassers. Disgusting treatment of their own customers , shame on you Derngate you’ve let your customers down.

Thank Scarletpimp
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Booked last minute tickets for Blood Brothers, having never visited Northampton before. Found a multi storey car park at the bottom of the hill. Easy, and less than a five minute walk. Nice theatre, open spacious foyer. Seats were in a box and I was...More

Thank polly152
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am only going to talk about the auditorium and the seating, the seats were so uncomfortable , the foam was completely flat , your bum went straight to the wood, I had to move constantly, very distracting for me and probably the people behind...More

Thank Simon S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always good seats, no blocked views. Clean, comfortable, bar priced reasonable. What more can you ask?

Thank Lorraine M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Blood Brothers was excellent fantastic cast songs were brilliant only problem was that seats were uncomfortable in the stalls.

Thank Geoff S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fab show, place itself good seating, easy booking, fair prices, clean, easy access, prices at bar n snacks is very high indeed so much so i do not purchase anything there. Facilities clearly labeled and clean. Web site always easy to navigate and up to...More

Thank HayleyPhillips
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Choice of different kinds of performances. Errol Flynn shows interesting films. The complex can also be a quiet area when there are no performances in the day time. Very pleasant to lounge around.

Thank gweeboonhiah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent bar service. comfortable seats and easy parking. Great selection of entertainment throughout the year!.

Thank Alistair H
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S-reet1
22 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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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
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Simon J
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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