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Sunderland Empire

Vesta Tilley laid the foundation stone of what is now the Sunderland Empire on 29 September 1906 and took to the stage on 1 July 1907 to officially declare the theatre open. 

The Theatre was masterminded by two of the contemporary heads of British theatre, Edward Moss and Osward Stoll, but it was a third man, Richard Thornton, who bears far greater significance to the Sunderland Empire. Thornton, originally from South Shields, came from the lowly beginnings of a... Read more >>

Sunderland Empire

Sunderland Empire Information

Sunderland Empire

Sunderland Empire
High Street West
Sunderland
Tyne and Wear
SR1 3EX
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Directions

Getting Here

Tyne and Wear Metro:


If you’re seeing a show you can travel on Metro and the Shields Ferry for free for up to two hours before and after the performance! We’re just a short walk from Park Lane Metro station or Sunderland Metro station. CLICK HERE to find out more. Terms & Conditions apply.

CLICK HERE for timetable information.

By Road:

Please be aware of busy match days - full listings can be found at  SAFC

Please use Google Maps to find directions. Our full address is: 

Sunderland Empire, 
High Street West, 
Sunderland, SR1 3EX

If travelling by bus, we recommend Simply Go where you’ll be able to plan your journey.

Parking:

Sunderland has fantastic parking. Here are a couple of options for you when visiting us, both a short walk to the theatre:

The Bridges Multi-storey Car Park

St. Mary’s  Car Park

By train:

National Rail services stop at Sunderland (SUN). We recommed The Train line to help you plan your journey. 


Contact Information

Book online: Use the links below

Telephone Booking: 0844 871 3022 Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.

Customer Service: 0844 871 7627

Groups Bookings: 0330 102 7531 Calls charged at local rate

Access Bookings: 0800 912 6971

Stage Door / Admin:* 0191 566 1057
*please note it is not possible to assist
with bookings on this number

Booking Information

Book online: Using the links below
Telephone Booking: 0844 871 3022 (Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge)
Groups Bookings (10+): 0330 102 7531  (Calls charged at local rate)

Access Bookings: 0844 871 7677 (Mon – Sat, 9am – 10pm. Sun 10am – 8pm. Bookings made via this line will be subject to booking fees and a transaction charge. Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.)
In person at the Box Office: Monday – Saturday 10am – 5.30pm, or 15 minutes after curtain up on performance days (normally 7.45pm). Sunday and bank holidays the Box Office is open 1 hour prior to performance time.

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