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A lovely night out

Stayed in Babbacombe and 37 of our OAP group went to the Babbacombe theatre on Wednesday 5th of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Marlene L
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Bridgend, United Kingdom
Christmas Crackers Variety show

What a great variety show , went to the wed matinee 5/12/18 , Fun for all the family , everyone... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
donnamarie93
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Torquay, United Kingdom
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A valuable asset to the English Riviera for nearly eighty years, the Babbacombe Theatre in Torquay is renowned for wowing audiences with their highly-acclaimed variety shows, performed throughout the year by a professional cast. How to make your...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Stayed in Babbacombe and 37 of our OAP group went to the Babbacombe theatre on Wednesday 5th of Dec, what a great show, we all had a fab time well worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Marlene L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great variety show , went to the wed matinee 5/12/18 , Fun for all the family , everyone performing gave 100% The young Very talented Lily Laight was outstanding and stole the show , she's a natural performer her singing and dancing were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to this theatre 2 weeks ago and had an enjoyable evening. The show offered a variety of entertainment including singing, dancing, magic and comedy. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alan R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

CHRISTMAS CRACKERS ..... Went to Wednesday matinee which was attended by a 80% full audience ,most of us sporting grey or white hair and of an age when the PC Brigade were not interfering in Shows like this excellent Variety Extravaganza . The Statin/Metformin/Warfarin tablet-...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DavehuntTorquay
BabbacombeTheatre, General Manager at Babbacombe Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Davehunt Thank you so much for not only your custom and 5 star review, but for your very witty and kind comments about our show, Christmas Crackers. We are delighted you enjoyed the show and I can advise you that I personally made all...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great show! Hilarious comics, great singers and smashing dancers, even some magic. What a good humoured afternoon!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BarryM1413
BabbacombeTheatre, General Manager at Babbacombe Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear BarryM1413 So pleased to note you enjoyed your afternoon with us. Thank you so much for not only supporting us with your custom, but for your generous comments and 5 star review, we are very grateful. Kind regards Babbacombe Theatre

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Not only is Babbacombe Theatre a great venue - Christmas Crackers show was superb. A great variety show. Bought the DVD because it was so good. Thank you to the staff also.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Martin R
BabbacombeTheatre, General Manager at Babbacombe Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Martin R Thank you so much for taking the time to add your lovely comments and 5 star review to our TripAdvisor page, We are really grateful to you for your support. We were so pleased to read that you had an enjoyable theatre...More

Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Another fabulous show something for everyone. Singing, Dancing, Comedy and Magic. A light hearted family Christmas show that should be playing to a full house,every time. Definitely worth every penny of the entrance fee. Thanks to everyone who makes babbacombe shows such a wonderful experience...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank alexanderge0rge
BabbacombeTheatre, General Manager at Babbacombe Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear alexanderge0rge Thank you so very much for your generous comments regarding your theatre experience, when you came along to see the show, Christmas Crackers. I think I'd be right to say you are a regular patron, based on the fact you referred to the...More

Reviewed November 7, 2018

Myself and my husband and an elderly friend went to see the new show Christmas Crackers, on Wednesday the 31st of October. Once again we were all blown away with the amazing talent in this show, some beautiful voices,magic and dance, along with fabulous comedy....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RoyalWindsor-TeaRoom
BabbacombeTheatre, General Manager at Babbacombe Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear RoyalWindsor-TeaRoom Thank you so much for your continued support, and for your amazing comments. We are delighted that all three of you enjoyed your evening with us on the 31st October- the opening night of Christmas Crackers. Your personal testimonial is very valuable to...More

Reviewed November 5, 2018

A lovely little theatre from the outside ,but surprisingly roomy ,comfortable seats ,shows are excellent

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MrsSmall
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

Excellent entertainment. Would definitely see again. Very professional show. A bit of everything, comedy, magic, singing and dancing. All brilliant performers.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joanna D
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John P
April 7, 2018|
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Response from BabbacombeTheatre | Property representative |
Hi John P. We are a little confused by your question asking about a review for the Belgrave Sands Hotel- has it been posted to the wrong page? just thought you should know, as you are expecting an answer. Kind regards... More
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Denise B
November 13, 2016|
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Babbacombe theatre has a web site that has what is currently being shown.babbacombe-theatre Hope this helps.
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Denise B
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Response from BabbacombeTheatre | Property representative |
Dear Denise B. I am afraid as the previous comments conclude, we do not have a show for the date you ask. The only shows we have due in November - Russell Kane on Sat 19th November - sold out and The Magic of Christmas on... More
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