Liverpool Empire Theatre Liverpool Empire Theatre

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Liverpool Empire Theatre

Lime Street, Liverpool, L1 1JE, United Kingdom | 0844 871 3037 | Website

Venue Description

The Liverpool Empire theatre has the largest two-tier auditorium in Britain and can seat 2,381 people. During its time it has hosted many types of entertainment, including variety shows, musicals, operas, pop concerts, and plays. The theatre has hosted two Royal Command Performances and, a Royal Variety Performance to mark Liverpool's being designated a European City of Culture.


Entrance to the foyer is at the front of the building. There is a flat entrance into the foyer on the left. The foyer is large. Auditorium doors are straight ahead on the flat to stalls row U. Wheelchair access is also on row U. There are steps down from row T - L in the stalls before going back onto the flat for front stalls. Wheelchair access is available in the upper circle also. Access to these are via a lift which is on the ground floor level off the main Box Office.

Accessibility Guide

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Accessible Performances

The venue offers audio description, BSL Signed performances and Captioned performances.


The venue has disabled toilet in the main foyer, lower stalls and up on the second floor. They are all fully accessible with support rails etc.


Majority of staff have had basic disability training. Viv Richardson is the designated Access Officer for the theatre.

COVID Precautions

Information about COVID precautions has not been added for this venue.

Assistance dog facilities

Assistance dog exercise facilities

Park area across the road from theatre back of St George's Hall.

Other assistance dog facilities

Water bowl service provided.

The venue says it has...

  • Accessible Format
  • Carer Discount
  • Dedicated Seating
  • Disabled Access
  • IR Induction Loop
  • Large Print
  • Access Statement

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