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 13 events at this location

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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

Despicable Me 3

  • 3 stars
  • 2017
  • US
  • 90 min
  • U
  • Directed by: Pierre Coffin, Kyle Balda
  • Cast: Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker, Miranda Cosgrove, Dana Gaier, Nev Scharrel, Steve Coogan, Julie Andrews, Jenny Slate, Pierre Coffin
  • UK release: 30 June 2017

Gru (Carell) and new wife and fellow agent Lucy (Wiig) are ensconced with their adorable adopted daughters when supervillain Balthazar Bratt (Parker) decides to take revenge on Hollywood for neglecting him. It’s all a bit familiar but it skilfully balances kid and adult appeal with its madcap approach and embarrassment of…

Fri 21 Jul

£6 / 01207 218171

Sat 22 Jul

£6 / 01207 218171

Mon 24 Jul

£6.50 (£5.50) / 01207 218171

…and 3 more dates until 27 Jul

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

Magic of Motown

Celebrating the sound of a generation Music fans are invited to the biggest party of the year as the unstoppable Magic of Motown show steams into town! Seen by over a 1 million people all over the world and recently performed for the Royal Variety Performance 2016. Prepare yourself for 40 back-to-back classic Motown…

Fri 26 Jan 2018

£22.50 (£21.50) / 01207 218171

My Cousin Rachel

  • 3 stars
  • 2017
  • UK/US
  • 106 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Roger Michell
  • Cast: Sam Claflin, Rachel Weisz, Holliday Grainger

A young Englishman plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms. Weisz is a fine choice for the eponymous enigma, while Claflin is superb as her heedless admirer…

Mon 3 Jul

01207 218171

  • 13:00

£5.50 / 01207 218171

Tue 4 Jul

01207 218171

  • 13:00

£5.50 / 01207 218171

Wed 5 Jul

01207 218171

  • 13:00

£5.50 / 01207 218171

…and 5 more dates until 12 Jul

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

Royal Shakespeare Company: Titus Andronicus

  • 2017
  • UK
  • Directed by: Blanche McIntyre
  • Cast: Patrick Drury, Nia Gwynne, Stefan Adegbola, David Burnett
  • UK release: 9 August 2017

The decay of Rome reaches violent depths in Shakespeare’s most bloody play. Blanche McIntyre returns to the RSC to direct Shakespeare’s brutal revenge tragedy after her debut directing The Two Noble Kinsmen (2016).

Wed 9 Aug

£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

Sister Act

The CBS Theatre Group present Sister Act.

Mon 3 Jul

£12 (£10) / 01207 218171

Tue 4 Jul

£12 (£10) / 01207 218171

Wed 5 Jul

£12 (£10) / 01207 218171

…and 3 more dates until 8 Jul

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

  • 19:30

Spider-Man: Homecoming

  • 2017
  • US
  • Directed by: Jon Watts
  • Cast: Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Zendaya, Donald Glover, Jacob Batalon, Laura Harrier, Tony Revolori, Tyne Daly, Bokeem Woodbine, Marisa Tomei, Robert Downey Jr.
  • UK release: 28 July 2017

The first collaboration between Sony and Marvel brings Spider-Man into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Fri 28 Jul

£6.50 (£5.50) / 01207 218171

Sat 29 Jul

£6.50 (£5.50) / 01207 218171

Mon 31 Jul

£6.50 (£5.50) / 01207 218171

…and 3 more dates until 3 Aug

Wonder Woman

  • 4 stars
  • 2017
  • US
  • 133 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Patty Jenkins
  • Cast: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright
  • UK release: 1 June 2017

Diana (Gadot) is a princess of the Amazons, who rescues WW1 pilot / secret agent interest Steve (Pine) and resolves to end the war. Stylish and exciting, with a top cast, touches of real humour and tragedy, and spiffing action sequences, anchored by a strong and highly likeable performance from Gadot.

Tue 27 Jun

01207 218171

  • 13:00
  • 19:00

£6.50 (£5.50) / 01207 218171

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  • 19:00
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Wed 28 Jun

01207 218171

  • 13:00
  • 19:00

£6.50 (£5.50) / 01207 218171

Thu 29 Jun

£6.50 (£5.50) / 01207 218171

Sat 1 Jul

01207 218171

  • 19:00

£7 (£6) / 01207 218171

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