The English Riviera has quite a range of theatre venues making it an ideal destination for anyone wanting to make their short break into a theatre break. 

Theatres in Torquay

The Princess Theatre

The Princess Theatre is situated on Torquay seafront and hosts a wide variety of shows including touring productions of West End hits, one night gigs by Britain's top stand up comedians, shows for children and ballet and opera productions. It's got the largest auditorium in the south west of England.  It is possible to walk to the theatre from The Bedford House Apartments (about 12-15 minutes) whilst it is but a short drive away from The Mutham Apartments and Town House and The Hesketh Crescent Apartment

We are able to secure booking fee free tickets for our guests (Please call us on 0791 905 1066 or 01803 292958 for details).

The princess Theatre Torquay. Ideal for theatre breaks based at the Beford House Apartments.


The Babbacombe Theatre

The Babbacombe Theatre is located in a cliff top position on Babbacombe Downs. It is idependently owned and was the place where a whole host of stars began their careers such as Bruce Forsythe and Jimmy Tarbuck.  For much of the year it is home to  good old fashioned variety shows. In addition, it hosts one night specials from a wide variety of performers.

Babbacombe Theatre


The Little Theatre

The Little Theatre in the Meadfoot area of Torquay is the home of the TOADS theatre company.  This amateur theatre company is in reality like a repertory company of the old days and has the most staggering programme of productions throughout the year. in addition, it also hosts professional productions that demand a more intimate setting. It just a ten minute walk from our Hesketh Crescent Apartment.

The Little Theatre Torquay - home of TOADS


Theatre in Paignton

The Palace Theatre, Paignton.Situated in the heart of Paignton Old Town, this is the oldest theatre on The English Riviera. It is home to a mixture of community arts groups such as The Bijou Theatre Company and recently underwent a £933,000 refurbishment.

In addition to productions from some of its own community groups, the Palace Theatre also hosts a dazzling array of other shows such as tribute acts to major music stars, stand up comedians, operatic productions, small touring productions and even the Ladyboys of Bangkok.

Palace Theatre Paignton


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