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The Little Theatre Torquay

Theatre

St Marks Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 2EL
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About Us

If you're after a quirky theatre venue, then the Little Theatre is the place to be! Situated in a converted church in the leafy Meadfoot district of Torquay, the theatre provides an intimate atmosphere to view all the best in shows, plays, musicals and concerts.

The theatre is home to the renowned TOADS Theatre Company, one of the best amateur dramatic and operatic societies in the country. Complete with a cosy bar, the Little Theatre promises to be a great night out with something to entertain everyone, including well-known classics, thrillers, comedies and ground-breaking shows.

Tickets for the Little Theatre are available to purchase from the English Riviera Visitor Information Centre (Vaughan Parade, Torquay). The Little Theatre Box Office is open Monday - Friday 10.30am - 1.30pm

Opening Times

Opening 2018 (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

Events

3rd July 2018 - 7th July 2018

The GondoliersThe Gondoliers tells the story of two charming Venetian gondoliers, Giuseppe and Marco, who are informed that due to an error of identity when they were young boys, one of them is the heir to the throne of Barataria. They are delighted with the situation and agree to share the responsibilities of...
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27th July 2018 - 27th July 2018

The New Jersey BoysThe music of Franki Valli and the Four Seasons plus a tribute to Showaddywaddy The New Jersey Boys, based in Devon, take their audience on a nostalgic musical journey through the career of one of the biggest selling groups of all times - The Four Seasons. This choreographed show, featuring the...
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6th Aug 2018 - 11th Aug 2018

Olde Tyme Music HallWelcome back to the era of frills and furbelows, top hats and mutton-chop whiskers as we revisit British Music Hall at its best! A marvellous mix of music, mirth and melodrama, all under the superintendence of your genial Chairman for the evening featuring a stellar cast of your very own TOADS...
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3rd Sept 2018 - 15th Sept 2018

It Could Be Any One Of UsA thunderstorm in a windswept country house, a family of failure wrangling over a Will, a detective who has never solved a crime, a writer, an artist and a composer whose works have never been published or performed and a dysfunctional teenager; prime ingredients for a Murder Mystery. But the...
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8th Oct 2018 - 13th Oct 2018

Over My Dead BodyIn the reading room of The Murder League, a crime writers’ literary club, three elderly British mystery writers are bemoaning the fact that their style of writing has dwindled in popularity and sales, and have resigned themselves to living out their lives reminiscing about ‘the good old days’....
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20th Oct 2018 - 27th Oct 2018

Jesus Christ SuperstarConsidered one of the greatest Rock Operas ever created, Jesus Christ Superstar highlights the political and personal struggles between Jesus and Judas. Featuring a brilliant score including Jesus Christ Superstar, Heaven On Their Minds, Everything’s Alright & I Don’t Know How To Love Him. This...
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19th Nov 2018 - 24th Nov 2018

HeroesA retirement home in 1950s France is the setting for this light comedy with Gustave, Henri and Phillipe, 3 First World War veterans whiling away their days, pondering their lot. Thoughts of revenge on the nuns, who care for them, and a breakout from their ‘captivity’ to the haven of the Poplar...
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10th Dec 2018 - 10th Dec 2018

A Celebration of Christmas in Words & MusicAn entertaining evening of delightful words and music including some of the well loved poems, readings and carols capturing the moods, feelings and true spirit of the festive season. Words 4 Voices: A Celebration of Christmas in Words & Music - 10 December (performance 7.30pm) By Words 4...
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17th Dec 2018 - 22nd Dec 2018

Season's GreetingsIn what is considered to be Ayckbourn’s funniest play, half a dozen friends and family are celebrating Christmas with Neville and Brenda; but peace and goodwill don’t last long as squabbles break out and with too much alcohol and some annoying mechanical toys it’s a recipe for a truly dysfunctional...
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14th Jan 2019 - 19th Jan 2019

I Do! I Do!A Musical About Marriage. Set solely in their bedroom, dominated by the large four poster bed, the two character story spans 50 years from 1895 to 1945, focusing on Agnes and Michael’s ups and downs throughout their marriage. (performances 7.30pm - 19 January 2.30pm matinee and 7.30pm) Book and...
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20th Jan 2019 - 20th Jan 2019

Tickling the IvoriesA musical romp through a hundred years of comedy song, performed from the piano by Michael Lunts. Alongside songs by Noël Coward, Flanders and Swann, Cole Porter and the Gershwins, Michael offers up some less familia rgems from the genre. One man, a white jacket, 88 piano keys and a treasure trove...
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20th Feb 2019 - 23rd Feb 2019

Arabian NightsAfter being betrayed by his first wife, King Shahrayar seeks revenge by marrying a succession of young women and immediately having them put to death. However, his latest bride, Shahrazad, has the one gift that can save her life, the gift of storytelling. Can this gift save her...
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18th Mar 2019 - 23rd Mar 2019

My Mother Said I Never ShouldA warm, poignant elegy about four generations of women across this century, growing up, growing old and growing (or not) wise. They explore the emotional inheritance each woman receives from the other: debts and responsibilities and how it takes generations to learn about the value of real feeling...
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15th Apr 2019 - 20th Apr 2019

Trap For A Lonely ManA psychological thriller. Set in an isolated chalet in the French alps, a man has apparently lost his wife and is rapidly losing his mind. After having reported his wife’s disappearance to the police, Daniel Corban is visited by a priest who claims to have found her! But has he? (performances 7...
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13th May 2019 - 18th May 2019

Daisy Pulls It OffDaisy Meredith, the new girl, is the first scholarship student to attend Grangewood School for Girls. The privileged students are determined to make Daisy look bad in the eyes of the administration. Daisy wins over her chums and saves the school when she cracks a secret code, finds a treasure and...
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10th June 2019 - 15th June 2019

The Browning Version and Red Peppers (a double bill)The Browning Version: Ill health is forcing Andrew Crocker-Harris to retire from teaching. Mocked by his pupils he is despised by his wife who has found consolation in the arms of a junior master. A parting gift from a young student not only affects him greatly but is the turning point which...
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Directions

Road Directions

From the Clock Tower near Torquay Harbourside, turn left on to Torwood Street. At the first traffic light junction turn right onto Meadfoot Sea Road. Follow the road up the hill - St Marks Road is the second road on the right.

Public Transport Directions

Local Link Bus 64 stops on the corner of St Marks Road and Meadfoot Sea Road from Debenhams on the Strand, Torquay.

Facilities

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  • Groups Accepted

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