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Liverpool Empire Theatre
Box Office: 0844 871 3017
Tickets: £16 + booking fee
Liverpool Empire Theatre is located on the corner of Lime Street and London Road in Liverpool, Merseyside, England. The theatre is the second to be built on the site, and was opened in 1925. It has the largest two-tier auditorium in Britain and can seat 2,350 people. During its time it has hosted many types of entertainment, including variety shows, muscials, operas, pop concerts, and plays. The Beatles appeared in the theatre in their early days. The theatre has hosted two Royal Command Performances and, in 2007, a Royal Variety Performance to mark Liverpool’s being a European City of Culture the following year.
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Book in person by calling into our Box Office on the corner of London Road and Lime Street, Monday to Saturday 12.00 noon to 6pm (8pm on performance nights and open 2 hours prior to performances on Sundays)
The Liverpool Empire Theatre is located on Lime Street and is easily accessible by road. For SATNAV use L1 1JE.
The theatre does not have its own parking facilities but Liverpool boasts many city centre car parks with reasonable rates and many are within 5 minutes walk of the theatre.
The closest car parks are located on Hotham Street, Mount Pleasant, Lord Nelson Street and at St John’s Shopping Centre on Lime Street. St. John’s Car Park offers discounted parking of £2 for patrons visiting local theatres after 5.00 pm and leaving before midnight. To qualify for the discounted rate use the main car park and take a ticket on entry. Do not use the short stay pay and display area. When leaving the car park after the performance, you must hand your car parking ticket and your theatre ticket stub, dated for that evening’s performance, to the cashier at the car park exit. You will then be charged the applicable discounted tariff.
The Liverpool Empire Theatre is next door to Lime Street Station. Local (Wirral Line) and National rail services stop at this station. Please use the Lord Nelson Street exit for the theatre.
Key services stop on Lime Street including the 101, C2, C3 , C5, 10, 10A and 10B