Empire Theatre

Empire Theatre
Empire Theatre
Front Street, Consett, Durham, DH8 5AB
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The Empire Theatre & Cinema is a popular 500 capacity venue in the heart of Consett, screening live theatre shows ranging from comedy and children's plays, to classical ballets and live music.

The cinema now screens the latest blockbusters and 3D movies, with a new state-of-the-art digital projector. The Cafe Bar also offers a place to unwind, with a superb range of beverages, cakes, pastries and more.

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Events at this venue

There are 12 events at this location

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Black Sabbath: The End of the End

  • 2017
  • UK
  • 2h

Music doc chronicling the heavy metal legend's final ever live show.

Thu 28 Sep

£12 / 01207 218171

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

  • 3 stars
  • 2017
  • US
  • 1h 29min
  • PG
  • Directed by: David Soren
  • Cast: Kevin Hart, Thomas Middleditch, Ed Helms

Animated superhero comedy based on the bestselling book series by Dav Pilkey. This is a film that sides with the kids, right down to its sly jabs at uncaring, cash-starved school systems and loose message about the value of laughing at yourself; and, of course, at the mere existence of a planet called Uranus.

Fri 25 Aug

£6.50 (£5.50) / 01207 218171

Sat 26 Aug

£6.50 (£5.50) / 01207 218171

Tue 29 Aug

£6.50 (£5.50) / 01207 218171

…and 2 more dates until 31 Aug

Cinderella

Pantomime about a downtrodden girl and her transformation.

Sat 2 Dec

£16 (£14) / 01207 218171

Sun 3 Dec

£16 (£14) / 01207 218171

Tue 5 Dec

£16 (£14) / 01207 218171

…and 23 more dates until 31 Dec

Dick Whittington

CBS Theatre Group presents its annual pantomime.

Mon 15 Jan 2018

£6 / 01207 218171

Tue 16 Jan 2018

£6 / 01207 218171

Wed 17 Jan 2018

£6 / 01207 218171

…and 3 more dates until 20 Jan 2018

Don't Dribble on the Dragon

An adventure about friendship featuring a magical dragon.

Sat 17 Feb 2018

£11 / 01207 218171

The Elvis Years

See the world champion Elvis impersonator, Mario Kombou, in action singing over 40 of the King's hits from a period spanning over two decades.

Sat 18 Nov

£19.50 (£17.50) / 01207 218171

The Emoji Movie

  • 1 star
  • 2017
  • US
  • 1h 26min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Tony Leondis
  • Cast: T. J. Miller, James Corden, Anna Faris, Maya Rudolph, Steven Wright, Jennifer Coolidge, Jake T. Austin, Christina Aguilera, Sofia Vergara, Patrick Stewart
  • UK release: 4 August 2017

Gene (Miller) is a ‘meh’ emoji living in Textopolis who can’t help displaying mixed emotions. Targeted for deletion, he goes on the run with perky Hi-5 (Corden) and hacker Jailbreak (Faris). A combination of product placement, ingratiating voice work and barrel-scraping studio desperation, it’s a witless and blandly…

Sat 19 Aug

01207 218171

  • 10:30
  • 13:30
  • 19:00

Mon 21 Aug

01207 218171

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Tue 22 Aug

01207 218171

  • 10:30
  • 13:30
  • 19:00
…and 2 more dates until 24 Aug

The Magic of Motown

Tribute to the sweet soul sounds of Motown starring the supremely-talented Magic of Motown band, with hits made famous by the Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Martha Reeves and more.

Fri 26 Jan 2018

£22.50 (£21.50) / 01207 218171

Royal Shakespeare Company: Coriolanus

  • 2017
  • UK
  • Directed by: Angus Jackson
  • UK release: 11 October 2017

Shakespeare's classic tragedy.

Wed 11 Oct

£14 (£12) / 01207 218171

Russian National Ballet: Nutcracker

  • Directed by: Sergei Bobrov
  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

Russian National Ballet production of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker.

Wed 8 Nov

£19.50 / 01207 218171

  • 18:30

The Searchers

The Searchers have survived multiple line-up changes as well as a schism of People's Front of Judea-style bitterness, the echoes of which twang across the internet to this day. Longest-lasting original member John McNally leads the band that gave us 'Needles and Pins' and 'Sweets for my Sweet', with Frank Allen, Spencer…

Sat 16 Sep

£20 (£19) / 01207 218171

Some Guys Have All The Luck: The Rod Stewart Story

The story of the legendary mullet-headed rocker, whose scratchy pipes lent a welcome note of sandpaper to such hits as 'Maggie May', 'I Don't Want To Talk About It' and 'Baby Jane', but who also wrote such enduring classics as 'You Wear It Well' and 'Every Picture Tells A Story'.

Sat 28 Oct

£20 / 01207 218171

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