Babbacombe Theatre in Torquay is one of the most popular things to do on The English Riviera. It's a small theatre with a huge passion for delivery excellence for their customers. The theatre maintains a busy schedule year after year and is jam-packed with a combination of their own in-house productions with a number of well-known acts.

Here’s their show list for 2019, get in quick before all seats are gone!

Please note: any bookings made online will incur an additional £2 per ticket transaction fee. Ticket prices displayed represent the price when booking directly with the box office.

Starburst

Tuesdays & Wednesdays 12th February – 23rd October incl. 8.15pm, Matinee: Wednesday 21st August 2.30pm. Tickets: £22, Seniors £20, Children £11

I ❤️ music

Thursdays 2nd May – 3rd October incl. 8.15pm, Matinee: Thursday 12th September 2.30pm

Tickets: £19, Seniors £18, Children £11. One child FREE with each paying adult

Wonderful Christmas Time

Wednesdays 2.30pm & 8.15pm, 30th October. 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th November. 4th, 11th December. Wednesday 18th December 2.30pm. Boxing Day, Thursday 26th December 12 Noon & 3pm. Saturday 28th December 3pm. New Years Day Wednesday 1st January 2020 12 Noon & 3pm. Tickets: £22, Seniors £20, Children £11. Boxing Day & New Year’s Day £23/£21/£12

2019 Touring Shows on sale

THE BON JOVI EXPERINCE

Friday 23rd August 7.30pm. Tickets: £21, Seniors/Children/Groups £20

THE OPERA BOYS

Saturday 24th August 7.30pm. Tickets: £20, Seniors/Children £18

ONE NIGHT IN DUBLIN

Saturday 31st August 7.30pm. Tickets: £24.50, Seniors/Children/Groups £22.50

AFTERGLOW Genesis Tribute Band

Friday 20th September 7.30pm. Tickets: £16. Seniors/Children/Groups £15

DOWN FOR THE COUNT Swing Orchestra

Friday 11th October 7. 30pm.Tickets: £20, Seniors/Children/Groups £18

Down for the Count are a mini big band who bring the sounds of the Swing Era back to life, with an electrifying show full of incredible energy and musicianship.

“A breath of fresh air on the Swing scene today.” Twinwood Festival

"One hellova celebration of vintage music." TimeOut London

Wow! That was fantastic! You guys are so good.” David Grant (Vocal coach – Fame Academy, Pop Idol etc)

GILBERT O’SULLIVAN In Concert

Friday 18th October 7. 30pm.Tickets: £27.50

Enjoying one of the most creative and commercially successful periods of an outstanding career, Gilbert O’Sullivan has continued to look to the future while his famous back catalogue has won respect and adoration all over the world. 

His 2018 album reached the top 20 and he now returns for a solo show that will see him present new songs alongside classics such as 'Alone Again Naturally', 'Clair' and 'Nothing Rhymed' in an intimate and unforgettable setting.

THE FLEETWOOD MAC Songbook

Friday 1st November 7. 30pm.Tickets: £19, Seniors/Children/Groups £18

Enjoy a tribute celebration spanning 50+ years of Fleetwood Mac's stellar career.

From the UK Blues 'Peter Green' era through to the multimillion selling West Coast rock of 'Rumours' and the lush 80's production that was 'Tango in The Night' - plus everything in between and after!

ED GAMBLE

Saturday 2nd November 8pm.Tickets: £15 (14+)

He's Back!! Enjoy a memorable evening of hysterical nonsense, as we take a peek into the circus lurking deep within the mind of, probably the greatest, comic storyteller ever to grace the stage.

THE CARPENTERS Experience

Friday 15th November 7.30pm. Tickets: £19, Seniors/Children/Groups £18

The Carpenters Experience present a fantastic tribute to Richard & Karen Carpenter, capturing all the mannerisms and vocal similarities in this unique show

The Carpenters Experience is fronted by the amazing vocal talent of Maggie Nestor who is a lifelong fan of the band and has had a 20 year career in the music business.

DICK WHITTINGTON – ADULT PANTOMIME

Friday 22nd November 7.30pm. Tickets: £15 (16+)

The production will feature a hilarious cast of five principal performers, as well as four professional dancers, sumptuous scenery, colourful costumes, a laugh-a-second script and eye-popping illusions!

ROY HEMMINGS (Original member of the Drifters) in Hits of Motown

Friday 29th November 7.30pm. Tickets: £20.00

Original Drifters member Roy G Hemming’s brings together the sound of three of America’s iconic Labels Motown, the Sound of Philadelphia and Stax Atlantic, in one action packed show with his musicians & singers. This is not a Tribute show

2020 Touring Shows on Sale

The TAKE THAT Experience

Friday 21st February 7. 30pm.Tickets: £21

THE ELVIS YEARS

(featuring Mario Kombou from the highly acclaimed West End musical ‘Jailhouse Rock’)

Friday 28th February 7. 30pm.Tickets: £22, Seniors/Children/Groups £20

JETHRO

Friday 20th March 7. 30pm.Tickets: £20

AN EVENING WITH MERRILL OSMOND

Monday 30th March 7. 30pm.Tickets: £25. Inclusive of a Meet & Greet £75

Merrill will be performing all the big hits with his band from The Osmond's plus talking about his experiences of growing up within one of the world’s biggest bands, the famous people he has met and how he wrote so many of the world-famous hits

OH! WHAT A NIGHT

Easter Saturday 11th April 7.30pm Tickets: £23. Seniors/Children/Groups £21

DAVID BADDIEL – Trolls Not the Dolls

Friday 17th April 7. 30pm.Tickets: £27

David has stories to tell, of the dark, terrible and hysterically absurd cyber-paths that interacting with trolls has led him down. Come with him on this comedy journey into our culture’s most dank virtual underground. You will come back safe, more able to deflect your own trolls, and only a little bit soiled.

GYLES BRANDRETH – Break A Leg!

Sunday 19th April 3pm.Tickets: £20

Without hesitation or repetition (and just a touch of deviation), Just a Minute regular Gyles delivers a dazzling evening of wit, wisdom, high drama, low comedy, and hilarious name-dropping.

FORBIDDEN NIGHTS

Friday 24th April 7.30pm Tickets: £23

THE BOHEMIANS – QUEEN’S GREATEST HITS

Friday 15th May 7.30pm Tickets: £20, Seniors/Children/Groups £19

EXPLOSIVE LIGHT ORCHESTRA

Saturday 23rd May 7.30pm Tickets: £20, Seniors/Children/Groups £19

FLEETWOOD BAC

Friday 29th May 7.30pm Tickets: £20, Seniors/Children/Groups £19

SPIRIT OF THE BLITZ- Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of VE Day

Saturday 30th May 2.30pm Tickets: £17, Seniors/children/Groups £16

THANK ABBA FOR THE MUSIC

Saturday 20th June 7.30pm Tickets: £19.50, Seniors/Children £18.50

VIVA LA COLDPLAY

Friday 17th July 7.30pm Tickets: £20, Children £15

ABBA – TAKE A CHANCE ON US

Friday 21st August 7.30pm Tickets: £20

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A valuable asset to the English Riviera, the Babbacombe Theatre in Torquay, is renowned for wowing audiences with their highly acclaimed family variety shows, performed throughout the year by a professional cast. The venue, originally a concert hall, opened its doors in May 1939, making 2019 its 80th year – ENTERTAINING YOU! Now included in the TripAdvisor’s Hall of Fame the venue continues to be ranked as not only the No1 theatre on the English Riviera, but as the No1 ‘Things To Do’ when visiting the region. Inspiring audiences to continue to support local venues, is never an easy task, however creating magical memories is what everyone at the Babbacombe Theatre will strive to achieve not only this year but for the next 80 years.

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