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Alhambra Theatre

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Address: Morley Street, Bradford BD7 1AJ, England
Phone Number:
+44 1274 432000
10:00 - 20:00
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Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Mon - Wed 10:00 - 20:00
Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 20:00

The Alhambra Theatre is regarded as the North's premier touring venue and...

The Alhambra Theatre is regarded as the North's premier touring venue and hosts the best in large scale entertainment from ballet and opera to variety and comedy, musicals, drama and Yorkshire's biggest panto.The venue seats 1,400 people and is a popular choice for major touring companies including Northern Ballet Theatre, Matthew Bourne's New Adventures and David Ian Productions (Chicago, Grease, The Sound of Music). It has staged major West End shows including Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Miss Saigon. It is a member of The Dance Consortium, a group of theatres who work together to bring the best in international dance to the UK.The Alhambra also offers a unique and unrivalled setting for meetings, events, corporate hospitality and conferences in Bradford.

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Mary Poppins on Stage

Always a friendly welcome at the Alhambra! Visited to see Mary Poppins and it was a super afternoon! The theatre is lovely with plush velvet seats and theatrical decoration. We... read more

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Always a friendly welcome at the Alhambra! Visited to see Mary Poppins and it was a super afternoon! The theatre is lovely with plush velvet seats and theatrical decoration. We really enjoyed the show and the staff were friendly and helpful. There are bar and toilet facilities which are both well maintained. We had a drink in the interval and... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

this building dating back to the 30's is one of the few highlights left in this once proud city that was abused by the council and the builders back in the 60's / 70's--seen many a show here over the years---the best being the Billy Fury story.

Thank jeffhutchy
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The building is old and tired and it shows! The show however was fantastic my children love it especially my 2 year old son. The food and drinks were expensive!

Thank goodingcharmaine1985
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to the Alhambra Theatre a number of times and I must say it is one of the best theatres in Northern England. It's 1920's inspired Art Deco features come alive on show nights with the elegant lighting and the glass facade. Inside the lobby is warm and welcoming. The theme continues into the theatre itself being beautifully decorated... More 

Thank SebastianMAerton
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51 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my all time best theatres up north. I love it :) I go here all the time whenever my fave show is on <3

Thank Michaela P
Skipton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Bradford has to be congratulated for supporting this lovely old theatre. It has been brought up to date with sensitivity and good taste, keeping all the character and improving the comfort and experience of the audience. I used to enjoy dinner in the restaurant before a show until the car park behind Jacob's Well changed the time when it was... More 

Thank Nichol28
Bradford, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Been to a number of shows and ballet here, lovely building in Bradford, iconic site. Great pantomimes too

Thank jac33
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited this theatre 10+ times and have finally managed to sit on all three levels. Sitting at the very top is good if you are wanting some cheap, last minute tickets as you can still see the stage. I always sit on row A with the restricted view however it has never bothered me, I just lean forward.... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful show. Very professional and slick. Brilliant singers. The Alhambra is a beautiful theatre and always puts on good shows.

Thank flowergirl262016
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favourite theatres Best to avoid high circle as leg room is quite restricted Apart from that we have been many times and seen some great shows

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