The Leeds Grand Theatre and Opera House was built in 1878. The architect, George Corson, was heavily influenced by his assistant James Robertson Watson who had undertaken a tour of Europe’s churches and theatres. The Grand Theatre celebrated the 125th anniversary of its opening in 2003.
The magnificent theatre seats 1550 at full capacity, the auditorium provides a home for performances of all types, such as dance, drama, comedy and music productions.
Tours of the theatre are available to find out more about the history of this fascinating building.If you are attending a show at the Grand Theatre why not stay the night at Bewleys Hotel Leeds which is less than 2 miles from the theatre.