Sunderland Empire Theatre
Shows throughout the year
Sunderland Empire Theatre brings big West End productions, drama, comedy and musicals into the heart of the city. It is the biggest theatre in the North East and guarantees an exciting programme of events, staging season after season of dazzling entertainment featuring West End musicals, classical ballet and spectacular dance productions, cutting-edge comedy and drama, plus music concerts and family shows including the annual star-studded pantomime.
The Seaton Lane Inn provides the perfect place to stay to visit the Grade 2 listed Edwardian theatre, built in 1907 and with a colourful history. It’s where Sid James famously died on stage in front of a packed house, and where the likes of Charlie Chaplin, The Beatles and Tommy Steele have all performed.
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There are a number of other great of music and theatre venues in easy reach of The Seaton Lane Inn.
The Gala Theatre, Durham
The Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne
The Stadium of Light, Sunderland
The Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle upon Tyne
The O2 Academy, Newcastle upon Tyne