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Babbacombe Theatre

Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LU, England
+44 1803 328385
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Ranked #2 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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Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Whilst enjoying a very pleasant holiday at Paignton, we booked to see the terrific "Fantasy" show at Babbacombe's lovely theatre on Tuesday 9 September. We wanted to see this show as we have seen Andy Oakley previously at Sand Bay Leisure Resort and know what an absolutely amazing comedian he is. The theatre is ideally located overlooking the sea but,... More

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Went to see a one man show. A small intimate theatre that felt friendly. It was very full but not at all claustrophobic. Open paved frontage easily accessed for in interval ciggie! Suggest The Craven Arms for dinner or drinks, or Angels Tea Room for a fantastic tea.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

Book early, great, small theatre with a big appeal good performers. A bit of everything. Would go again good show.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

everything about the show was amazing. talented people singers great, comedians brilliant. fantastic night out not to be missed

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

A great lively show which was very entertaining. A great evening out at a local theatre is always a pleasant experience and this was no exception. Great singing voices.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Exceptionally professional production that kept us mesmerized the whole way through. The vocallists were better than amazing ... the magician was spellbinding and the comedy will have you crying with laughter. What a fabulous performance by all the cast. Worth much more than the £18 charge which includes collection from your hotel. A truly enjoyable evening from beginning to end

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Second trip here this year. Delightful little place, has retained so much of its charm over the years. Clean and comfortable. Beautiful building inside and out. Looking forward to lots more shows here. Thankyou Babbacombe Theatre. Keep them coming !

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Went for the London Musicals evening on a Sunday evening. Really pretty and well maintained theatre with comfortable seating. Good standard of acting and singing. Really enjoyable evening suitable for the whole family.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Great entertainment and atmosphere. Professional delivered production. Single level theatre, cosy and many coach parties arrive from Torquay and local area. Not to be missed

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Devon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We went to see the matinee performance of this show, it was excellent!! The standard of the performers was first rate, especially the younger members of the cast who were very confident on the bikes during one of the routines. The comedy was good clean fun and the rest of the contents of the show made an enjoyable afternoons entertainment.... More

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