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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. Starlight

    Starlight

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    Performance

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    Torquay

    It saddens us to say that ‘Twinkle Twinkle Little Star’, is a myth. Stars only appear to twinkle! But do not despair this is not the case when it comes to the all-new show for the 2015 season, Starlight.

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    From:
    10 Feb 2015To21 Oct 2015
  2. Easter Fun at Torre Abbey

    Easter Fun at Torre Abbey

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    Workshop

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    Torquay

    Easter Fun - Craft Workshop 11:00 am - 4:30 pm each day
    Workshop... - See more at: http://www.torre-abbey.org.uk/events#sthash.8AEBNSBm.dpuf

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    1 Apr 2015To1 Apr 2015
  3. The Chicago Blues Brothers

    The Chicago Blues Brothers

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    Concert

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    Torquay

    Following their massively successful and critically acclaimed Sweet Home Chicago tour, The Chicago Blues Brothers are back with a brand new action packed show to celebrate over 30 years of the Blues Brothers phenomenon

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    From:
    3 Apr 2015To3 Apr 2015
  4. Maximum 1D (One Direction Tribute)

    Maximum 1D (One Direction Tribute)

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    Performance

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    Torquay

    Prepare yourselves for the Maximum 1D experience! Simply one of the best 'Tribute Acts' to the biggest group on the planet right now.
    Call into the English Riviera Visitor Information Centre on Torquay harbour side to book.

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    4 Apr 2015To4 Apr 2015
  5. Maximum Robbie and Ultimate Buble

    Maximum Robbie and Ultimate Buble

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    Torquay

    Maximum Robbie Williams & The Ultimate Bublé
    This show features probably two of the very best Tributes in Europe and is certainly one not to be missed
    Adults £16.50, Concessions £15.50

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    4 Apr 2015To4 Apr 2015
  6. Let's Hang On

    Let's Hang On

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    Torquay

    Let's Hang On
    Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, their music and their everlasting popularity spanning many decades was finally brought to iconic status with the Broadway hit musical Jersey Boys.

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    5 Apr 2015To5 Apr 2015
  7. The Country Superstars

    The Country Superstars

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    Torquay

    The Country Superstars
    Back by popular demand this show is hosted by Sarah Jayne who has been performing as Dolly Parton for over 22 years and is Europe’s Leading Tribute to the Queen of Country.

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    5 Apr 2015To5 Apr 2015
  8. Easter Fun at Torre Abbey

    Easter Fun at Torre Abbey

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    Workshop

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    Torquay

    Easter Fun - Craft Workshop 11:00 am - 4:30 pm each day
    Workshop... - See more at: http://www.torre-abbey.org.uk/events#sthash.8AEBNSBm.dpuf

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    From:
    8 Apr 2015To8 Apr 2015
  9. Treasure Island - CANCELLED

    Treasure Island - CANCELLED

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    Performance

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    Torquay

    Gary Starr Productions proudly presents Treasure Island, a brand new musical extravaganza that’s fun for the whole family. Adapted from the classic story of Robert Louis Stevenson

    Dates

    From:
    9 Apr 2015To9 Apr 2015
  10. Solid Silver 60's

    Solid Silver 60's

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    Concert

    Location

    Torquay

    The Solid Silver 60s Show
    Celebrating 30 years of the UK’s original and premier 60s show
    They say that if you remember the 60s you weren’t there!

    Dates

    From:
    9 Apr 2015To9 Apr 2015
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