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About

The Alhambra Theatre is the jewel in the crown of Bradford. Built in 1914 and refurbished in 1986 with stunning results.

Today, the Alhambra is regarded as the North's premier touring venue and hosts the best in large scale entertainment from ballet and opera to variety and comedy, musicals, drama and, of course, the annual pantomime.

Regular visits are made from prestigious companies such as the Royal Shakespeare Company, Northern Ballet, Disney Theatrical, the National Theatre, Matthew Bourne's New Adventures and David Ian Productions.

Enjoy a pre-theatre meal at the sumptuous Restaurant 1914 or upgrade your booking for any Alhambra Theatre show and gain access to the VIP Laidler Room.

The facilities of the building and high quality of the programme ensure that the Alhambra Theatre is popular with patrons throughout the region as well as being a source of pride in Bradford.

TMA National Award Winners 2009 for Most Welcoming Theatre.

Bradford Theatres welcome people with access requirements. If you require specific assistance or advice in advance of your visit, please contact our House Managers on 01274 432375. Or please ask for a copy of our leaflet, Access to Bradford Theatres.

Wheelchair access
There are six wheelchair spaces at the Alhambra. Level access via Great Horton Road for the Alhambra. Please let us know of your requirements at the time of booking. Wheelchair accessible toilets are available at the Alhambra.

Hearing enhancement
The auditoria at the Alhambra and St George's Hall are equipped with infa-red audio systems. Headsets available from confectionary kiosks.

Signed / Captioned performances for deaf / hoh patrons.
There are sign language interpreted performances and captioned performances at stated shows. Our Minicom Number is 01274 305592 or fax your booking on 01274 431033.

Visually impared
There are audio described performances at stated shows. Brochures are available in large print. Call 01274 432375.

Guide dogs are welcome.

View AccessAble’s Access Guide to find out about this venue’s accessibility. The guide contains detailed, accurate information which has been put together following a visit to the venue by one of AccessAble’s trained surveyors (link opens in a new window).

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Events

Tuesday, 28th May 2024 - Saturday, 1st June 2024

A poster advertising the play, with the numbers 2:22 very large, and in red, and resembling a digital clock readout2:22 A Ghost StoryThe new stage phenomenon that has taken the West End by storm now comes to Bradford Winner of Best New Play at the WhatsOnStage Awards, this edge-of-your-seat, supernatural thriller is written by Danny Robins, creator of the hit BBC podcasts Uncanny and The Battersea Poltergeist. 'There is…
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Friday, 7th June 2024 - Friday, 7th June 2024

A poster advertising the concert, showing Frank Sinatra tribute artist Stephen TriffitTo Be Frank - Starring Stephen TriffittJoin us on a journey back to the Golden Era of swing with Stephen Triffitt performing the classic songs of Frank Sinatra, backed by the acclaimed Moonlight Serenade Orchestra UK. 
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Saturday, 8th June 2024 - Saturday, 8th June 2024

A picture of host Danny Robbins, in the dimly lit hallway of a houseUncanny: I Know What I SawDue to phenomenal demand, the sell-out hit show Uncanny: I Know What I Saw with Danny Robbins is back in 2024!
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Tuesday, 18th June 2024 - Saturday, 22nd June 2024

Frankie Goes to BollywoodFrankie Goes To BollywoodFrom the makers of Britain's Got Bhangra comes a new British musical. Get ready to be swept away into the dazzling world of Bollywood!
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Monday, 1st July 2024 - Saturday, 6th July 2024

An advert for the musical Everybody's Talking About JamieEverybody's Talking About JamieFollowing a record breaking three-year West End residency, sold-out UK and Ireland Tour, and Amazon studios award-winning film, the smash-hit and critically acclaimed musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie comes to Bradford.  Jamie New is sixteen and lives on a council estate in Sheffield. Jamie…
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Tuesday, 9th July 2024 - Sunday, 14th July 2024

A poster advertising the play, showing the flying carChitty Chitty Bang BangThe most fantasmagorical musical of all time flies into the Alhambra Theatre. Based on Ian Fleming's timeless story for children and later made into the famous 1968 film, in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang we meet absent-minded inventor Caractacus Potts who restores a broken-down old racing car with the…
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Tuesday, 16th July 2024 - Saturday, 20th July 2024

A group of three women, one of whom is holding a lottery ticket and crossing her fingersThe SyndicateBased on her hit BBC TV show that entertained millions of viewers over four series, The Syndicate is a new stage play by the legendary Kay Mellor.  Following five supermarket employees whose lottery syndicate numbers come in, just as their jobs and livelihoods are under threat.  Will a share of…
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Wednesday, 24th July 2024 - Wednesday, 24th July 2024

A picture of comedian Billy PearceAn Adult Evening With Billy PearceJoin us at the Alhambra Theatre for an Adult Evening with comedian Billy Pearce
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Thursday, 25th July 2024 - Friday, 26th July 2024

A montage picture of singers and circus performersCirque - The Greatest ShowMusical theatre show stoppers meet jaw-dropping circus spectacular as West End hits combine with breath-taking, amazing aerialists and thrilling acts of agility and flair.  Let the music lift you on a truly wondrous journey bursting with kaleidoscopic colour in this smash hit variety spectacular…
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Saturday, 27th July 2024 - Saturday, 27th July 2024

A poster advertising the showCalling Planet EarthTaking you back to a time when the music picked you out, shook you up and turned you into someone new...it's the show that defines a decade.
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Monday, 29th July 2024 - Saturday, 3rd August 2024

A picture of an American vehicle licence plate with "Grease" in big letters in the middle, and "The Musical" in smaller letters underneath.GreaseThe world's best-loved musical is back! Grittier and more glamorous than ever before.  After a whirlwind summer romance, leather-clad greaser Danny and girl-next-door Sandy are unexpectedly reuinted when she transfers to Rydell High for senior year. But can they survive the trials and tribulations…
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Wednesday, 14th August 2024 - Sunday, 1st September 2024

A poster advertising the show, with the word "Aladdin" coming out of the magic lampDisney's AladdinOne lamp, three wishes and infinite possibilities...Disney's spectacular Broadway and West End musical ALADDIN comes to Bradford!
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Friday, 4th October 2024 - Friday, 4th October 2024

A picture of Michael Palin next to his new bookMichael Palin - There And BackBest-selling author and comedy legend Michael Palin is going back on the road, with There and Back - The Diary Tour 2024, bringing to life Palin’s upcoming Diary There and Back, published by Orion.
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Monday, 7th October 2024 - Saturday, 12th October 2024

A poster for the muscial, showing the Trotters three-wheel yellow vanOnly Fools and Horses the MusicalStick a pony in your pocket – The Trotters are back in the smash hit show Only Fools and Horses The Musical - direct from a record-breaking four-year sold-out run-in London’s West End - featuring Del Boy, Rodney, Grandad, Cassandra, Raquel, Boycie, Marlene, Trigger, Denzil, Mickey Pearce. Based on…
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Tuesday, 15th October 2024 - Saturday, 19th October 2024

A poster advertising the showNow That's What I Call A MusicalCelebrating 40 years of the iconic and chart-topping compilations NOW That's What I Call Music, which have sold over 200 million copies worldwide, this fun filled evening is bursting with 1980's hits from Whitney Houston, Wham!, Blondie, Tears For Fears, Spandau Ballet and so many more. It's…
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Monday, 21st October 2024 - Saturday, 26th October 2024

A picture showing women posing as if they are dancers in a 1920s nightclubChicago“Murder, greed, corruption, exploitation, adultery and treachery…all those things we hold near and dear to our hearts” So begins the international multi-award-winning musical, Chicago.
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Tuesday, 29th October 2024 - Saturday, 2nd November 2024

A poster advertising the showGhostThe international smash hit returns to the stage, featuring The Righteous Brothers' Unchained Melody alongside many more terrific songs co-written by Eurythmics' Dave Stewart. 
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Tuesday, 5th November 2024 - Saturday, 23rd November 2024

Image by Paul ColtasThe Book Of MormonHit show The Book of Mormon to visit the Alhambra theatre for the first time in November 2024.
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Monday, 25th November 2024 - Saturday, 30th November 2024

A poster advertising the musicalHairsprayYou can’t stop OUR beat - Hairspray is back on tour at the Alhambra Theatre in Bradford - so run and tell that! 
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Tuesday, 28th January 2025 - Saturday, 15th March 2025

HamiltonHamiltonThe multi award-winning Hamilton will play a 7-week season at the Alhambra Theatre,
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Monday, 24th March 2025 - Saturday, 29th March 2025

A picture of a pair of gold headphones, with a red heart held between the earpieces.& JulietGet whisked away on a fabulous journey as Juliet ditches her famous ending for a fresh beginning at the Alhambra Theatre.
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Tuesday, 29th April 2025 - Saturday, 3rd May 2025

A poster advertising the showAn Inspector CallsStephen Daldry's multi award-winning National Theatre production of JB Preistley's classic thriller returns after a record-breaking sell-out tour in 2022.
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Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impaired

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Site Features

  • Regional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome Host

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Finding Us: The Alhambra Theatre is in the centre of Bradford, on Morley Street. It is a ten minute walk from the Interchange and from Forster Square train station. It is a five minute walk from bus stops on Centenary Square. It is across from the National Media Museum and down from Bradford College and University.

For driving directions, put our postcode BD7 1AJ into your Satellite Navigation (Sat Nav), or into a route planner on the web at RAC Route Planner or the AA Route Finder. Parking:

There are a number of other car parks in the city centre within close walking distance of our venues. These include The Broadway Shopping Centre; Crown Court; Jacob's Well; Kirkgate Shopping Centre (daytime only); Leisure Exchange; NCP Southgate; Oastler Centre; Sharpe Street (behind the National Media Museum).

Please note: NCP Hall Ings (BD1 5DS) Car Park in no longer in operation (as of October 2022) NCP Southgate (BD1 2AP) is still open.

The car parks in the city centre can be very busy during the daytime – please allow a little extra time to make your journey to the venue. You can find further information on Bradford Council’s website.

Designated parking spaces are available for disabled people coming to a performance at the Alhambra. The spaces are on Morley Street and on Randall Well Street.  Please access the Morley Street spaces using Great Horton Road at the side of the Alhambra.

Alhambra Theatre

Type:Theatre

Morley Street, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD7 1AJ
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Tel01274 432000

Awards

  • Trip Advisor Awards2022 Travellers' Choice - Tripadvisor 2022 Travellers' Choice - Tripadvisor 2022

Opening Times

* Box office hours -

No performance - closed

Evening performance - open at 17:00

Afternoon performance - open at 12:00

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