Palace Theatre Paignton

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Palace Avenue, Paignton, Devon, TQ3 3HF

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The Palace Theatre is a true community theatre for the English Riviera, in the heart of Paignton.

The Palace Theatre has undergone a major refurbishment and is looking fantastic. The Palace Theatre is set in the heart of Paignton and is really has a community feel to it. The Theatre is proud to work with local community groups and projects to establish itself as a place of entertainment and learning for all. The Theatre is also available to hire for meetings, conferences & events.
Please find listed below some of the groups associated with and also some that are based at the Theatre...

Paignton Pantomime Productions is proud of it's history and of all those dedicated people who, throughout it's seventy years existence, have worked so hard to present a pantomime to the residents of Paignton and South Devon each Christmas.

Torbay Acting Factory: based at the Palace Theatre, Paignton. A group for young people to learn performing, singing and dancing skills. With the chance to perform in a working professional Theatre!

Bijou Theatre Company: Bijou Theatre Productions produce four productions per year. The Bijou is a Theatre Club that has an audience membership. You do not have to join to act, but you can join to watch. The aim is to promote good quality drama and provide community theatre.

Tickets for the Palace Theatre are available to purchase from the English Riviera Visitor Information Centre on Vaughan Parade, Torquay. Palace Theatre Box Office Times listed above. Details of shows can be found via the whats on calendar.

Opening Times

Palace Theatre (2 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

Events

22nd Sept 2018 - 22nd Sept 2018

Jane Austen’s Persuasion: A Musical DramaThis popular production has toured the UK and North America the past five years and features music from Jane Austen’s manuscripts, fully staged with chamber orchestra, beautiful Regency costumes, projected scenery, and world-champion Irish dancers!  More information coming soon. CHAMBER OPERA...
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25th Sept 2018 - 25th Sept 2018

QUEST with Breaking Tradition and the Demon BarbersBreaking Tradition, the UKs leading folk and hip hop dance company come together with award-winning folk powerhouse The Demon Barbers to invite 7-12 year olds and their families on an unforgettable adventure. When Kai’s sister disappears it’s down to him to find her, but should he be looking in...
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1st Oct 2018 - 1st Oct 2018

MacbethMACBETH LOVE • WAR • WITCHRAFT • MURDER • MADNESS A couple’s ambition consumes the kingdom of Scotland. A king’s mind is poisoned by prophecy, power, and paranoia. A nation is led to the slaughter. To protect their world, those who lose the most must rise the highest. MERELY THEATRE Merely...
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1st Oct 2018 - 1st Oct 2018

Much ado about nothingMUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING LOVE • WAR • LAUGHTER • MARRIAGE • MADNESS Soldiers return to Messina. Old flames flare up, fanned by cunning plans, midnight mischief and double deceptions. A mystery unpicked by a pair of bonkers watchmen. Love conquers all, whether they fight for or against it. MERELY...
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4th Oct 2018 - 4th Oct 2018

An Evening with One of England’s Greatest Footballers, Paul ‘Gazza’ GascoigneJoin us for an evening with one of England’s greatest footballers, Paul ‘Gazza’ Gascoigne. Gazza has played for Newcastle United, Tottenham Hotspur, Lazio, Rangers, Middlesbrough and Everton and has 57 England caps under his belt. He finally hung up his boots in 2004 and has struggled with...
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5th Oct 2018 - 5th Oct 2018

Kathy Lette’s Girl’s Night Out“Women are each other’s human wonder bras – uplifting, supportive and making each other look bigger and better.” So says Kathy Lette, funny, feminist author, who invites you to her new show, Girls’ Night Out. It’s a psychological strip tease taking us from Puberty Blues to Menopause Blues, with...
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6th Oct 2018 - 6th Oct 2018

Harry and Chris Save the WorldHarry and Chris are the hottest comedy-rap-jazz duo out there. They might also be the only one. After sell-out runs of their 2016 and 2017 shows at the Edinburgh Fringe, Harry Baker and Chris Read have been featured three times on ‘The Russell Howard Hour’ (Sky), and tour regularly around the UK....
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7th Oct 2018 - 7th Oct 2018

The Wall of FloydThe Wall Of Floyd are an established leading tribute to Pink Floyd from the South Coast of England. Made up of 7 core members, with collectively over 75 years of studio and live performance between them, the band aim to sonically reproduce Pink Floyd’s music as accurately as possible with a stage...
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10th Oct 2018 - 11th Oct 2018

The American Song Book – Greatest HitsCelebrating some of the most famous songs of the American Songbook brought to us by artists such as Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, Aretha Franklin and many more. Be prepared to be taken on a journey of class, sophistication and memories. Starring Craig Northway, Debbie...
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12th Oct 2018 - 12th Oct 2018

Michael Brandon’s Stand Up Storyn this brilliant, funny and engaging show, Michael Brandon tells how he gave himself two years to star in a Hollywood movie. After 50 years in the business, he lifts the lid on a half-century of showbiz personalities from De Niro to Pacino, Tony Curtis to Kim Novak and his ex-wife, the Bionic...
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13th Oct 2018 - 13th Oct 2018

Henry Blofeld: 78 RetiredHenry ‘My Dear Old Thing’ Blofeld has hung up his microphone after 50 years commentating on international cricket. The cherished golden voice of cricket has decided to celebrate by touring the country with his brand-new show, jam-packed full of unheard anecdotes from on and off the pitch, as well...
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17th Oct 2018 - 20th Oct 2018

84 Charing Cross RoadAn interesting love story. Details coming soon!
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25th Oct 2018 - 25th Oct 2018

Only Fools And Boycie – An intimate evening with Only Fools And Horses actor John ChallisOnly Fools And Boycie – An intimate evening with Only Fools And Horses actor John Challis. Enjoy an intimate evening with John Challis, one of the nation’s greatest comedy actors, best known as Boycie in BBC1’s Only Fools and Horses. In this one-off show the national treasure will reveal secrets...
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27th Oct 2018 - 27th Oct 2018

English Riviera Film Festival - Palace TheatreThe Palace Theatre Paignton is proud to welcome the 2018 English Riviera Film Festival, a celebration of the film both locally and internationally. This year’s programme is packed with films, talks and the 2018 English Riviera Film Festival Awards. A must for film fans and a great opportunity to...
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27th Oct 2018 - 9th Nov 2018

English Riviera Film FestivalThe third English Riviera Film Festival comes to the English Riviera from the 12th to the 18th of June with a packed line-up covering a broad range of film and film related events taking place at cultural venues right across the Bay. Highlights of the week-long festival include talks and...
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1st Nov 2018 - 1st Nov 2018

Only Men Aloud, The Decades TourWe are delighted to welcome Only Men Aloud on their Decades Tour this November, they will be singing many of their hits from the last decade and delighting audiences with their unique sound, style and perfect harmonies. Ten years ago this coming summer, Only Men Aloud became the Last Choir...
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4th Nov 2018 - 4th Nov 2018

Mozartissimo, An Evening of Mozart OperaMozartissimo, An Evening of Mozart Opera, presented by Swansea City Opera/Opera Box Mozartissimo is not just an ordinary classical music performance – this enticing and delightful production transports audiences back in time to an 18th century salon, with elaborate, classical costumes and...
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8th Nov 2018 - 8th Nov 2018

Buddy Holly and The Cricketers26 Years of Rock ’n’ Rolling The World! This breathtaking show has rock ’n’ rolled audiences across the globe from Cardiff to California, Barking to Bangkok and Swindon to Sweden and is guaranteed to have everyone singing along to the music and dancing in the aisles. It stars some of the finest...
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9th Nov 2018 - 9th Nov 2018

Withering LooksLipService – Britain’s favourite literary lunatics, are back with their cult Brontë spoof Withering Looks. In the 200th anniversary year of Emily’s birth, the classic comic duo, Maggie Fox and Sue Ryding, just couldn’t resist the urge to dust off their crinolines, wear flattering bonnets and sit at...
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10th Nov 2018 - 10th Nov 2018

Genesis ConnectedGenesis Connected is a tribute show celebrating the music of Genesis and the biggest selling acts connected: Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins and Mike & the Mechanics. This show has an incredible mix of material, from atmospheric anthems to chart toppers that will get the crowd dancing in the aisles....
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15th Nov 2018 - 17th Nov 2018

Beauty and the BeastSouth West Theatre Ballet bring Beauty and the Beast to our stage. More information coming soon! The Palace Theatre, Paignton: Opera, music, dance, rock, business conferences, school and college performances. Professional theatre and venue services for your events and performances.
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18th Nov 2018 - 18th Nov 2018

Tanyalee Davis – Actual SizeShe may be just 3-foot 6-inches tall, but Tanyalee’s gargantuan personality has ensured that she stands tall amongst the comedy greats. With a comedy profile that spans continents, Miss Davis leaves audiences reeling from her torrent of gags, feisty attitude and unique life-story.
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28th Nov 2018 - 1st Dec 2018

Who Killed Santa ClausA festive thriller. A festive thriller.   The Palace Theatre, Paignton: Opera, music, dance, rock, business conferences, school and college performances. Professional theatre and venue services for your events and performances. Find out more here Perfectly placed on Devon’s English Riviera, in...
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1st Dec 2018 - 2nd Dec 2018

Santa’s New SleighSprocket and Dibs have a problem! Christmas is fast approaching and Santa’s Sleigh is nowhere to be found. Will Sprocket and Dibs be able to create a new sleigh in time or will Christmas be cancelled? Can you help them save the day? Only time will tell but with audience participation,...
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8th Dec 2018 - 8th Dec 2018

A Winter ConcertCome and join us at the annual Wren Music Christmas extravaganza! Wren’s local groups will be performing a superb selection of seasonal folk songs and tunes at the Palace Theatre, Paignton. The Folk Orchestra of Torbay, Torbay Folk Choir, Singing for Wellness Choir and Acorn Choir – led by Jon...
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12th Dec 2018 - 13th Dec 2018

Christmas at the RitzChristmas at The Ritz – A celebration of the golden age of Hollywood. We’re ‘Puttin on the Ritz’ at Christmas. Let us take you to the golden age of Hollywood at Christmastime. With a fantastic cast line-up, spectacular costumes and memorable songs, this really is the show to get you into the...
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20th Dec 2018 - 23rd Dec 2018

26th Dec 2018 - 30th Dec 2018

1st Jan 2019 - 2nd Jan 2019

Mother GoosePaignton’s wonderful pantomime is back with the family favourite tale of Mother Goose.  Book early for the best seats! Dates: Thursday 20 December at 7.30pm Friday 21 December at 7.30 pm Saturday 22 December at 1 pm and 5 pm Sunday 23 December at 1 pm Wednesday 26 December at 2.30...
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18th Jan 2019 - 18th Jan 2019

Michael Portillo “Life: a game of two halves”It took Michael Portillo little more than 10 years to get a seat in the Commons and then rise in power and esteem to a point where he was a favoured leader of his party and possible future PM. Although his political career then came to a humiliating end, losing his seat in May 1997, Michael has...
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9th Feb 2019 - 9th Feb 2019

Escaping the stormAsOne theatre company presents: Escaping the Storm – Marie Stopes on the Isle of Portland The isolated communities of the Isle of Portland on the Dorset coast are shocked to discover the notorious sex campaigner Marie Stopes has bought the Higher Lighthouse. She hopes it will be her refuge from...
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13th Feb 2019 - 16th Feb 2019

Barefoot in the ParkA comedy by Neil Simon. More details coming soon!
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23rd Feb 2019 - 23rd Feb 2019

Jason Donovan and his Amazing Midlife Crisis TourJason is delighted to announce that he is extending his Amazing Midlife Crisis Tour into 2019 with a final series of dates. This is a tour with a twist!! These intimate evenings will be a unique opportunity to see him like you’ve never seen him before! Celebrating his 50th birthday and with a...
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2nd Mar 2019 - 2nd Mar 2019

The Total Who ShowThe Total Who Show – Talkin’ ’bout your generation! Catch the Total Who Show by Johnny Warman’s Magic Bus – featuring musicians who have performed with Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend, and John Entwistle from the band itself. Get ready for two hours of hits and classics by The Who, including Won’t...
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15th Mar 2019 - 15th Mar 2019

Stars of Les Miserables Live In Concert – Featuring The Barricade BoysDirect from London’s West End and Broadway, The Barricade Boys are back on the road with their FIVE STAR international tour! Fabulous harmonies, incredible vocals, dashing good looks and fantastic personalities. The Barricade Boys showcase the UK’s finest male voices from the world’s longest...
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30th Mar 2019 - 31st Mar 2019

The Tiger Who Came to TeaA musical play adapted and directed by DAVID WOOD, based on the book by JUDITH KERR Direct from the West End, the Olivier Award nominated smash hit show, The Tiger Who Came to Tea returns on tour, celebrating over 10 years on stage! The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down...
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6th Apr 2019 - 6th Apr 2019

An Evening with Ann WiddicombeSailing dangerously close to National Treasure status, one of the most outspoken politicians of our time embarks on her first ever national tour. Entertaining, enlightening and as controversial as you would expect, Margaret Thatcher and Craig Revel Horwood collide as Ann lifts the lid on life in...
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9th Apr 2019 - 16th Apr 2019

Torbay and South West England Festival (Dance section)TICKETS information available shortly.
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18th Apr 2019 - 18th Apr 2019

The Amazing Adventures of PinocchioImmersion Theatre are thrilled to present a brand new, larger-than-life musical adaptation of the much-loved classic, Pinocchio! Based on the fantastical children’s book, this magical story leaps off the page and onto the stage in this high energy re-telling of Pinocchio’s extraordinary adventures...
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24th Apr 2019 - 27th Apr 2019

Wait Until DarkA sinister thriller. More details coming soon!
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10th May 2019 - 10th May 2019

Torbay and South West Music Festival – Choirs EveningTICKETS information available shortly. The Palace Theatre is set in the heart of Paignton and is really has a community feel to it. The Theatre is proud to work with local community groups and projects to establish itself as a place of entertainment and learning for all. The Theatre is also...
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25th May 2019 - 25th May 2019

Viva Neil DiamondDescribed in Vegas as ‘one of the world’s finest vocal tributes to Neil Diamond’, Bob Drury’s one man show is an absolute ‘must see’ for all Diamond fans. All the hits including Cracklin’ Rosie, America, Love on the Rocks, Play Me, Hello Again, Pretty Amazing Grace, Song Sung Blue, Sweet Caroline...
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26th May 2019 - 26th May 2019

Treasure IslandThis child-friendly adaptation of ‘Treasure Island’ is a very funny, high energy, big, bold and bright show with crazy characters, all your favourite songs and a swashbuckling sensational story on the seven seas! From these highly experienced producers of children’s theatre comes lots of laughter,...
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23rd June 2019 - 23rd June 2019

Lady Boys of Bangkok: The Greatest Showgirls TourNow seen by over 3,000,000 people. Cheekier, funnier and as spectacular as ever, this amazing show has been touring in the UK for 21 years since it was created for the world famous Edinburgh Festival. A cabaret like no other cabaret performed by girls like no other girls. Featuring 16 of the...
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6th July 2019 - 6th July 2019

The Swinging Sixties ShowFrom the magical sounds of American soul and its fantastic girl groups, to the British invasion of The Beatles, Kinks and The Rolling Stones, The Swinging Sixties Show will take you on a visual and musical journey through the decade that became associated with the birth of British pop culture,...
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9th Aug 2019 - 9th Aug 2019

The Story Of The Beach Boys – A Tribute 2019 TourThe Story Of The Beach Boys – A Tribute 2019 Tour If you like the Beach Boys songs, you will love this band! Guaranteed to leave you with a smile on your face, with a song in your heart and reflecting on a truly memorable live music experience, this is a show you do not want to miss. ....
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    • Caroline S
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      Couples
      A wonderful surprise!
      5 of 5 stars
      17th Sept 2018
      When we booked for Dan Cruickshank we knew what we were getting and he certainly delivered the goods. However, the Palace Theatre was an unknown and was a wonderful surprise. The staff were... Read full review
    • disgruntledman54
      Paignton, United Kingdom
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      Couples
      Lest we forget
      4 of 5 stars
      30th Aug 2018
      An interesting evening of song, poems and readings applicable to World War 1. A little weak in part 1, however, part 2 more than remedied this. The singing was excellent. Very glad we went. Read full review
    • Pete_Wimborne
      Wimborne, United Kingdom
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      Couples
      Beach Boyz
      4 of 5 stars
      27th Aug 2018
      We came to this show when we spent a weekend in Paignton. A neat little theatre and we had booked our tickets on-line as we were not local. My wife had to report a lack of toilet paper in the ladies... Read full review

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