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Address: Torbay Road, Torquay TQ2 5EZ, England
Phone Number: 0844 871 3023
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About time I sang its praises

My wife and I have lived in Torbay for about 4 and a half years and its REALLY about time that we told everyone what a fantastic jewel in the crown of Torbay is the magnificent... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
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Torbay, UK
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English first
south yorkshire
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
16 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

We went to see the musical oh what a lovely war at the princess theatre Torquay well worth the money brilliant cast and fantastic acting by all and even the audience got to sing if get the chance go along and watch very entertaining

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Superb but very moving as you would expect from it's subject. We did 3 shows in the last 5 days, 2 in Torbay & one in Cardiff & were always surprised at how expensive the programmes were particularly as they were 90% advertising which some one else had already paid for!

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
45 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

we went to see Oh what a Lovely War on Thursday. Oh NOT A Lovely Production. The cast tried their best Bless them. well known T.V Actors Wendi Peters and Ian Reddington are in the production. It never really took off. Minimal setting, Dull costumes/ lack of colour throughout. Sometimes Bad direction and Dismal Production. good singing of what there... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I've just been to see 'Oh What A Lovely War' with my partner [21/03/15] and not only thoroughly enjoyed the highly professional expertise of the cast in a hugely entertaining and poignant production of Joan Littlewood's unique play with songs about WW1, but felt relaxed and treated as an individual by the FOH staff. The programme seller [sorry I don't... More 

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Torbay, UK
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4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

My wife and I have lived in Torbay for about 4 and a half years and its REALLY about time that we told everyone what a fantastic jewel in the crown of Torbay is the magnificent 'Princess Theatre' on the Torquay seafront. It's when one hears sad news about theatre closures or of tragic accidents like the recent burning down... More 

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Marlow, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Travelled up from Cornwall to see this superb band , and it was more than worth the journey. Performing all of Bolan's hits and a number of Songs the die hards would love with total professionalism and authenticity. From the beautiful Spaceball Richochett, Cosmic Dancer and the fantastic Dreamy Lady from the accoustic set to Metal Guru, Hot Love etc... More 

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Tavistock, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Went to see a very good production of Brendon Cole's show. However the theatre itself left a lot to be desired. This is not a very large theatre with restricted stage and public areas. Lack of stage area did not help this production as space is needed for dancing. The bars and seating outside the auditorium were well fitted but... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Nice theatre and not to far from the town! Have been here a few times and always had a good laugh, have seen Jimmy Carr here and was brilliant, can't wait to see him again later on in the year

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We went to see Sing a long a Frozen yesterday which was great fun but the temperature in the theatre was absolutely freezing! Did the theatre think it would make it more atmospheric?

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Redditch, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Fantastic panto, brilliant cast, probably the best we have seen at this theatre, Chester the jester made the show and kept us laughing all the way through. Adult group who have been coming to the panto at this theatre for many years as part of a twixmas break.

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