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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 if 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 and Braille. 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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Saturday, 9th December 2023 - Sunday, 21st January 2024

CinderellaCinderellaPantomime will be making a magical return to the Alhambra Theatre this festive season.
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Friday, 26th January 2024 - Friday, 26th January 2024

A picture of a woman in traditional Japanese dress, holding a parasol. There are more women behind her. To her right, there is a traditional Japanese Madama ButterflySenbla presents Opera Internationa;'s award-winning Ellen Kent Production featuring the Ukranian National Opera of Kharkiv in collaboration with the Ukranian Opera & Ballet Theatre Kyiv, with international soloists, highly-praised chorus and full orchestra Back by overwhelming public demand, this…
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Saturday, 27th January 2024 - Saturday, 27th January 2024

A picture of a young woman sitting on straw, holding a rose. CarmenSenbla presents Opera internation's award-winning Ellen Kent Production featuring the Ukranian National Opera of Kharkiv in collaboration with the Ukranian Opera & Ballet Theatre Kyiv, with international soloists, highly-praised chorus and full orchestra. An evening of passion, sexual jealousy,…
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Sunday, 28th January 2024 - Sunday, 28th January 2024

A head and shoulders photograph of a young woman, in a white dress, holding a bouquet of white rosesLa TraviataSenbla presents Opera internation's award-winning Ellen Kent Production featuring the Ukranian National Opera of Kharkiv in collaboration with the Ukranian Opera & Ballet Theatre Kyiv, with international soloists, highly-praised chorus and full orchestra. A tragic tale of searing passion and…
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Tuesday, 30th January 2024 - Saturday, 3rd February 2024

A picture of a sunflower, with the words "Calendar Girls" through the middleCalendar GirlsThe girls are back - with even more laughter, more joy more songs - and bigger iced buns! Following the death of a much-loved husband, a group of ordinary women in a small Yorkshire Women's Institute are prompted to do an extraordinary thing and set about creating a nude calendar to raise money…
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Wednesday, 14th February 2024 - Sunday, 18th February 2024

A picture of people dressed in animal costumes - giraffe, lion, hippo and lemur - under the heading "Madagascar The Musical."MadagascarJoin all of your favourite crack-a-lackin' friends as they escape from their home in New York's Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien's Madagascar.  Join Alex, Marty, Melman and Gloria and those hilarious, plotting penguins as they bound…
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Tuesday, 20th February 2024 - Saturday, 24th February 2024

A picture of a man, dressed in old-fashioned clothes, looking wide-eyed with fright.The Woman in BlackThe legendary production of Susan Hill’s chilling ghost story THE WOMAN IN BLACK returns to the Alhambra Theatre DIRECT FROM LONDON’S WEST END, after an incredible 33 year run at the Fortune Theatre.  The Woman in Black brilliantly delivers atmosphere, illusion and horror! Experience the thrill…
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Tuesday, 5th March 2024 - Wednesday, 6th March 2024

A picture of cartoon dog Bluey and his familyBluey's Big PlayBluey’s Big Play is a brand-new theatrical adaptation of the Emmy® award-winning children’s television series.  Join the Heelers in their first live theatre show in the UK, made just for you. Featuring brilliantly created puppets, this is Bluey as you’ve never seen it before, brought to real life…
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Friday, 8th March 2024 - Saturday, 9th March 2024

A picture of six dancers on a stage. Five are standing facing away, while the sixth is leaping in mid-air.Sao Paulo Dance CompanyBrazil's finest dance company make their highly anticipated UK debut in spring 2024.  Fusing the elegance of classical ballet with the sensuality of Latin American dance, this 'sleek, sexy and highly technical' (The New Yorker) company of talented dancers are set to impress with three UK premieres…
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Wednesday, 13th March 2024 - Saturday, 16th March 2024

A poster for the play, with the middle of the word Sleuth magnified, showing an image of a clown in the centre. A country house is shown to the right.SleuthOne of the greatest ever stage thrillers makes its much-anticipated return for an extraordinary revival.  Sleuth ran for a total of 12 years in London and New York, winning the Tony Award for Best Play and inspiring the hugely successful film starring Laurence Olivier and Michael Caine. Anthony…
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Tuesday, 19th March 2024 - Saturday, 23rd March 2024

A poster advertising the show. The words "the wizard of" are done in yellow bricks, and the word "oz" are done in rainbow colours. A little house is sThe Wizard of OzDirect from The London Palladium, the sensational new production of one of the world’s most beloved musicals comes to Bradford. Featuring the iconic original score from the Oscar-winning MGM film including Over The Rainbow, Follow The Yellow Brick Road and We're Off To See The Wizard with…
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Thursday, 4th April 2024 - Saturday, 6th April 2024

A poster for the musical, showing Ursula the Sea WitchUnfortunateDisney villain. Octo-woman. Plus-size icon. Fresh from complete sell out runs at the Edinburgh Fringe and around the UK comes this critically acclaimed smash hit parody musical. Unfortunate is coming to Bradford and things are gonna get wet.  Join everyone’s favourite Disney Diva, Ursula, as she…
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Tuesday, 9th April 2024 - Saturday, 13th April 2024

A picture of a boy with scissors for hands, and a girl, kissing in a heart that has been cut out of foliage. There are topiary figures to one side.Matthew Bourne's Edward ScissorhandsBased on the classic Tim Burton movie and featuring the hauntingly beautiful music of Danny Elfman and Terry Davies, Bourne and his New Adventures Company return to this witty, bittersweet story of an incomplete boy left along in a strange new world.  In a high castle on a hill lives Edward; a boy…
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Tuesday, 16th April 2024 - Sunday, 19th May 2024

WickedWickedWICKED, “one of the most successful musicals of all time” (BBC News), today (Friday 18 November 2022) announces a major 10-city 2023-2025 UK & Ireland Tour. The spectacular, multi-record-breaking, and critically acclaimed touring production will fly back to the Alhambra Theatre
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Thursday, 23rd May 2024 - Saturday, 25th May 2024

A picture showing an eccentric looking older woman, a young girl and an owlAwful AuntieFollowing their acclaimed productions of Gangsta Granny, Billionaire Boy and Demon Dentist, Birmingham Stage Company are proud to present a fabulous new production of David Walliams' amazing adventure story, featuring a very large owl, a very small ghost and a very Awful Auntie! When Stella sets…
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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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Tuesday, 11th June 2024 - Saturday, 15th June 2024

A picture of a young man and woman looking through a jagged heart shape, next to the words "Bonnie & Clyde."Bonnie & ClydeDiscover the electrifying story of love, adventure and crime that captured the attention of an entire nation. Two small-town kids from the middle of nowhere became the biggest folk heroes in all America. They craved adventure - and each other. Their names were Bonnie and Clyde. Fearless, shameless…
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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 picture of an old-fashioned car, with wings, underneath the words "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang"Chitty 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 picture of a group of people holding up a giant lottery ticket - but instead of numbers, the ticket has the name if the play on itThe 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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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! Escape to a whole new world and experience this extraordinary theatrical event already seen by over 14 million people worldwide.  Featuring the iconic music by Alan…
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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, 25th November 2024 - Saturday, 30th November 2024

A poster advertising the musicalHairsprayYou can’t stop OUR beat - Hairspray is back on tour - so run and tell that!  Welcome to the 60s, where everyone’s grooving to a brand-new sound! Enter Tracy Turnblad, with big hair, big heart, and big dreams, to dance her way onto national TV. On her journey to become accepted, Tracy befriends Link…
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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.& JulietThere is life after Romeo! Get whisked away on a fabulous journey as Juliet ditches her famous ending for a fresh beginning and a second chance at life and love - her way. Created by the Emmy-winning writer from Schitt’s Creek, this hilarious new musical flips the script on the greatest love story…
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  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impaired

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome


  • 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


Morley Street, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD7 1AJ
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Opening Times

* Box office hours -

No performance - closed

Evening performance - open at 4pm

Afternoon performance - open at 10am

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Restaurant 1914 Restaurant 1914, BradfordRestaurant 1914 is a luxurious and sumptuous new dining experience at the Alhambra Theatre. The restaurant is located on the Upper Circle level of the Alhambra Theatre with panoramic views across City Park.

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