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Palace Theatre

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Bye Bye Baby

Went to see By Bye Baby last night with a group of friends. We all really enjoyed the show - the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Julie S
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Paignton, United Kingdom
Great Experience

Went to see Dick Whittington pantomime last night. Brilliant show, very talented cast. My... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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The Palace Theatre is a true community theatre for the English Riviera, set in the heart of Paignton , and is the oldest working theatre in Torbay, constructed back in 1890. It is owned and run by Torbay Council. The theatre has a seating capacity...more
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Palace Avenue, Paignton TQ3 3HF, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to see By Bye Baby last night with a group of friends. We all really enjoyed the show - the guys were excellent singers and entertainers. The Palace Theatre is a great local venue and are going from strength to strength with their offerings....More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Julie S
McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review and constant support, we do value it! Looking forward to the next show with you in the audience.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to see Dick Whittington pantomime last night. Brilliant show, very talented cast. My granddaughter lives in London, whenever here we go to see the pantomime. Always great shows, staff/cast are amazing at getting the kids (and adults) involved. Cast always take time to meet...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review! So glad you enjoyed our summer panto. Looking forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed July 27, 2019

Spent an enjoyable evening watching this hard working group present an Agatha Christie play, Black Coffee. This was our third show and well worth a visit. One suggestion, take a fan as it gets very hot inside with no air conditioning.

Date of experience: July 2019
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McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2019

Thanks for your review. So glad you enjoyed Black Coffee this summer. We’re working hard on the air conditioning, we hope you won’t need your own fans soon; but what a great tip!

Reviewed July 25, 2019

First day in Paignton spotted a poster along the sea front advertising Bootleg Shadows .So went off to find the theatre not very well signposted at all.We eventually found it and booked tickets second row back.Well what a fabulous night I thought the originals had...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2019

Thank you so much for your lovely review! So glad that you enjoyed the show, and they will be back to our stage next year. We are working hard to create space for seating, we have already relocated our box office to provide seating in...More

Reviewed July 17, 2019

I visited the theatre in May to see a show. The staff were amazing and nothing was too much trouble. The seating in the auditorium was comfortable and I had a great view of the stage too. I will be returning next year and very...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2019

So glad to hear you had a great time with us, and enjoyed the show. We’re looking forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed July 16, 2019 via mobile

We book tickets to see an Agatha Christie play at this theatre whenever we visit Paignton and the production of Black Coffee this summer did not disappoint. The production was really enjoyable and the theatre staff make you feel very welcome. I'd thoroughly recommend seeing...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Sarah P
McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2019

Thank you so much for your lovely review. So glad you enjoyed this years production and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed July 16, 2019 via mobile

Just adore this theatre! Another first class production, Poirot, Black Coffee. Fabulous bar as well 🍷🍻🥂🥂🍻🍷

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Donna G
McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2019

🥂 thank you for your lovely review, so nice to read you adore the theatre. We think it’s rather special too 😊

Reviewed July 6, 2019 via mobile

We were here on holiday, and decided to go to the theater to watch a play " Black coffee". It was fantastic!, local amateur group, and they were excellent. Lovely venue, staff were great, highly recommend a visit !

Date of experience: July 2019
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McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2019

Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are glad you chose to visit us, and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed July 5, 2019

Saw a very well acted Agatha Christie play here by local amateurs, comfortable seating, good audio and view was excellent!

Date of experience: June 2019
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McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2019

Thank you so much for your lovely review, it is so nice to hear you had a great evening with us! See you again soon, we hope.

Reviewed July 4, 2019 via mobile

As we were down in Paignton for a few days, we thought visiting the theatre would be a nice idea. We pre-booked tickets for Agatha Christie’s Black Coffee as we also planned to visit Greenway. Even a little theatre like this is able to supply...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank stevebV4869LW
McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2019

What a lovely review, thank you so much, it is great to hear you had such a good time with us, from booking to performance! We do hope to see you again soon.

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Maryam Q
August 3, 2019|
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Response from McAllisterandCo | Property representative |
14 SEPTEMBER 2019 > A Daughter's A Daughter. Agatha Christie’s rarely performed masterpiece in a seated, costumed reading by professional actors, directed by Julius Green. Originally written in the 1930’s, and intended as a... More
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sue f
June 7, 2019|
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Response from McAllisterandCo | Property representative |
All seats have a great view.
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November 15, 2016|
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Response from anne t | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure? I live in Torquay and there are a few good restaurants not far. from the theatre. they are on the front over looking the beach, a very nice French Restaurant, and a few others next to each other. It would take... More
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