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It’s your holiday so you deserve to treat yourself to a night on the town. Here on the English Riviera, South Devon's beautiful bay, there's plenty of ways to pass the time after dark. You can take the family to see a show in our theatres, or enjoy glitz and glamour and an evening's entertainment in one of the local casinos. When the sun goes down, the curtain comes up, and with a selection of stand-up comedy acts, concerts, musicals and children's shows, there's something for everyone on stage at the English Riviera.

What's in store on stage

There’s always plenty of fun to be had at the Princess Theatre, Torquay, which showcases the very best of West End theatre as well as comedy nights and local shows. Over the past year the theatre has hosted such West End classics as Chicago, Dreamboats and Petticoats, Starlight Express and The Rocky Horror Show. 2013 looks set to be another bumper year!

For a unique experience, try the unusual Little Theatre in Torquay; housed in an old church, you'll find a range of concerts, musicals and shows performed by TOADS, an acclaimed local amateur dramatics company.

For those on evening out in Paignton, the Palace Theatre hosts a range of performances, particularly from the local Bijou Theatre Company.

Finally, there’s the famous Babbacombe Theatre, on Babbacombe Downs. The stage has seen the very best of British light entertainment tread its boards, and the theatre hosts regular summer and winter variety shows, bands and comedians.

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  1. Songs from the Shows

    Songs from the Shows

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    Brixham

    Songs from the Shows
    (awaiting further details)
    Box Office: 01803 882717

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    31 Oct 2014To1 Nov 2014
  2. Rob Heron and the Teapad Orchestra

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    Brixham

    Rob Heron & The Tea Pad Orchestra are the ones to watch on the UK's growing Americana scene. As a six piece band (featuring guitars, mandolin, harmonica, accordion, double bass and drums)

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    6 Nov 2014To6 Nov 2014
  3. Dancing in the Streets

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    Torquay

    Join the original and the best celebration of Motown’s Greatest Hits with the spectacular, critically acclaimed Dancing In The Streets.

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    7 Nov 2014To7 Nov 2014
  4. Dance Through Time

    Dance Through Time

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    Torquay

    Dance Through Time
    (awaiting further details)
    Call into our Visitor Information Centre on Torquay harbour side to book.

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    8 Nov 2014To8 Nov 2014
  5. Shakespeare's As You Like It - Kents Cavern

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    Torquay

    Butterfly Theatre are back underground with another Shakespeare classic
    "As You Like It"
    Monday 10th to Saturday 15th November 2014

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    10 Nov 2014To15 Nov 2014
  6. Shakespeare Schools Festival

    Shakespeare Schools Festival

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    Torquay

    Shakespeare Schools Festival
    (awaiting further details)
    Call into the English Riviera Visitor Information Centre on Torquay harbour side to book tickets.

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    10 Nov 2014To10 Nov 2014
  7. Lest We Forget

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    Torquay

    Lest We Forget (Tadpoles Production)
    The youth of yesterday remembered by the youth of today.
    Call into the English Riviera Visitor Information Centre on Torquay harbour side to book tickets.

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    12 Nov 2014To15 Nov 2014
  8. Paul Hollywood

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    Torquay

    TV's baking star Paul Hollywood brings his first ever live show to the UK in 2014. Paul Hollywood Live - Get Your Bake On! sees Paul take to the stage for an evening of baking, comedy and fun.

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    12 Nov 2014To12 Nov 2014
  9. Macbeth

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    Brixham

    William Shakespeare's Macbeth is the original 'Game of Thrones' a disturbing tale of treachery and murder set in the savage landscape of medieval Scotland.
    Harry Meacher plays the eponymous role, and Judi Bowker is Lady Macbeth

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    19 Nov 2014To19 Nov 2014
  10. Season's Greetings

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    Location

    Paignton

    Half a dozen of relatives and friends are celebrating Christmas with Neville and Belinda. Petty, and not so petty, squabbles break out. Christmas presents are riffled, mechanical toys are set off. Hillarious highlights include a chaotically incompete

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    19 Nov 2014To22 Nov 2014
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