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Babbacombe Theatre

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Address: Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LU, England
Phone Number: +44 1803 328385
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Description: The Babbacombe Theatre is a professional venue renowned for wowing...
The Babbacombe Theatre is a professional venue renowned for wowing audiences with their highly acclaimed variety shows,throughout the year and has been a valuable asset to the English Riviera for over seventy years. The all new show for 2015 will assuredly add some sparkle to a production that promises to glisten from start to finish. It saddens us to have to tell you that the nursery rhyme, 'Twinkle Twinkle Little Star', is a myth. Stars only appear to twinkle! But do not despair - this is not the case with 'Starlight' which will assuredly set you all aglow. You can be confident that the cast, a 'constellation of stars', will be doing what they do best, ENTERTAIN you! Starlight, promises a night of hilarious comedy antics, whilst celebrating the very best of the old and the new amongst the realms of music in all its genres. There are musical highlights from the much loved and popular, Starlight Express and Love Never Dies as well as from The Commitments and Memphis, shows currently doing well on London's West End stages. There will be some classic pop with Ollie Murs and Rihanna songs featured and we have gone international with a much loved classic performed in Italian! Whilst the younger cast members, show you 'A Whole New World' which is guaranteed to leave everyone feeling on cloud 9! The theatre has, access for the disabled with a disabled toilet and Wheelchair spaces as well as a Loop System. For details on all the shows programmed at the venue, including Starlight please refer to the website, or contact the box office.
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Music of the night

Who needs to go to London to see a show after I witnessed such a brilliant show at babbacombe, a true family show on the 27th August, the company was fantastic plenty of music and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Camborne, United Kingdom
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Camborne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Who needs to go to London to see a show after I witnessed such a brilliant show at babbacombe, a true family show on the 27th August, the company was fantastic plenty of music and laughter and the star of the show has got to be Keedie with a voice of an angel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I had the pleasure to be able to see Music of the Night, on Thurs 6th Aug. Wonderful show with great performances, great and memorable songs from shows. The stand out performance, for me, was the amazing Keedie. I thoroughly recommend this show to everyone. It continues until October

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

The show is full of exceptional talent with some of the best voices from the girls I have heard in a long time. It is fun, energetic and jam packed with a massive variety of songs. Andy Oakley was hilarious, and had some fantastic choice of songs which really showed off his voice. He held the show together with the... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Such a great show: very funny and extremely professional. Having watched many plays in the west end, it was amazing to see how this little theatre had a variety of acts and a cast that could easily be transferred to the London Palladium or even TV- The Royal Variety Performance would be lucky to have performers, acts and choreography so... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The show was amazing glitz glamour and plenty of fun. I went on a coach trip and all 50 people all said the same fab fab fab⚡️ I bought the dvd so I can see it all again. I have booked to see the Christmas show I know that will be fab as well😃

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I saw the show 3 times and a big thank you for the Theatre and for the Stars! It was absolutely fantastic! Lots of humor, great singers and the nice dance group. This production really made my day. Phil Lowen, Paul Cobley, Ben Nickless were highlighted entertainers but when I heard to sing KEEDIE GREEN (at first in my life),... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

A fantastic variety show, definately a must to go and see. I see the variety show every year but this year they have surpassed themselves. It was exciting, fascinating beautiful, colourful and very funny. The performers looked amazing in their costumes, a true blaze of colour across the stage. I took my 10yr old grandson who said I never find... More 

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

yes , we went to see the starlight show, it was very good, the cast were all good but the two leading male singers looked like the were the grandfathers of the much younger female singers and dance team, the compare was exellent as was the comeadian the had,

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Epping, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Saw the show with my family on 29th July. Overall the show was very enjoyable and you certainly get your money's worth. It is a great variety show but the star of the show is by far Phil Lowen. What a brilliant comedian, he should be on TV and playing bigger venues. I do think though that some of the... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Went to see 'Starlight' at this theatre on the 29th of July. The evening contained everything from singing,dancing,impressions and comedy. Everybody was great but Phil Lowen and Ben Nickless were absolutely brilliant, haven't laughded so much for ages.

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