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Babbacombe Theatre

Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LU, England
+44 1803 328385
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Ranked #1 of 36 attractions in Torquay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
Owner description: Imagine you are looking for an evening’s entertainment that will conjure up a fanciful cornucopia of magical visions. You want to enjoy side-... more » Owner description: Imagine you are looking for an evening’s entertainment that will conjure up a fanciful cornucopia of magical visions. You want to enjoy side- splitting comedy, mind blowing illusions, powerful vocalist singing dynamic songs and dreamlike dancers enchanting you with their grace. Step in to the ‘Land Of Make Believe’, where fantasy becomes a reality! The all new family show for 2014, ‘Fantasy’ embraces the true essence of variety in all its guises at the Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay.A valuable asset to the English Riviera for over seventy years, the Babbacombe Theatre is renowned for wowing audiences with their highly acclaimed variety shows, throughout the year. 2014 is no exception. Experience the narratives found in West End and Broadway hit musicals, sound bites from Oscar winning movie soundtracks and Grammy Award winning pop songs, whilst being confused by the mystical talents of an award winning illusionist. Also enjoy original comedic material interspersed with the humorous tales from iconic comedy classics.‘Fantasy’, is a story created by Producer & Director, Colin Matthews, it has been devised with one intention only…. and that is to ENTERTAIN YOU!Fantasy has weekly performances every Tuesday & Wednesday from Feb-22nd October at 8.15pm.The theatre has – · Access for the disabled with a disabled toilet· Wheelchair spaces · Loop System.For details on all the shows programmed at the venue, including Fantasy please refer to the website, or contact the box office. « less
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Swindon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

The variety show was very entertaining and the theater was 5 minutes walk from our guest house (Seabreeze). A lovely local theater which we will be visiting again.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
18 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

The theatre has easy access for the less mobile and has a good atmosphere. Buffet facilities are very limited.

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Driffield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

The show "FANTASY" was amazing great performances by all on stage and I have not not had such a good laugh in ages. Just sorry we were not able to stay another day to go again to the Thursday Songs from the Shows night.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

We go every year and are never less than thrilled,however I agree with Huntingdonshire1,about the icecream

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
24 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Booked the show whilst we were staying down in Torquay,the show was excellent and so funny.All the artists were good if you are in the area can recommend.

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England
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The theatre has improved its offerings a lot and is now attracting top talent. Although why they sell ice cream NOT made in Devon beats me!!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Excellent, the comics had us laughing all night & the singers were wonderful. A very colourful & entertaining show.

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Torquay, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Tonight ELVIS (aka Michael King) was in the building !!! with a fast moving, loud, rocking great show with a brilliant Elvis and a great backing band of guitars, drums & keyboard. The costumes and songs were fab. performed by the best Elvis I have had the pleasure to see. He came outside after the show, I got his autograph... More

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Went to see the Fantasy show comedy,singing,magic, great show, very funny and entertaining with lovely songs and very talented singers

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wirral
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46 reviews 46 reviews
3 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

while stayin in torquay we had a night at the theatre, for the price this was really good with a good variety of acts would return......

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BabbacombeTheatre, General Manager at Babbacombe Theatre, responded to this review

Dear Lennon. How nice you state in your review that you would return again! That always makes us smile. We are very grateful for your support, your review and the fact that you state you felt the price of the ticket represented good value for money. That's very important to us as a company to be able to offer BEST... More

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