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Palace Theatre

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Concert venue.

Visited here last night Sat 2 nd mar). Saw great tribute band. Theatre really cosy and very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Everton6000
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Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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Barefoot in the Park

I had seen the original film so wasn't sure what to expect on stage! But the production exceeded my... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
CEZ2014
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Paignton, United Kingdom
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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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All reviews agatha christie play front row interval drinks great performance pre show plenty of street parking am dram saying goodbye summer wine gave an excellent booked tickets staff are very friendly and helpful great fun well worth the money car park production cast
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here last night Sat 2 nd mar). Saw great tribute band. Theatre really cosy and very friendly. Plenty of access for wheelchairs and lots on the programme. Well worth a visit . Plenty of parking outside on the street.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Everton6000
McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review! Glad you enjoyed the show and we look forward to seeing you again very soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had seen the original film so wasn't sure what to expect on stage! But the production exceeded my expectations. The cast did a great job, never faltering their lines, delivering laugh out loud moments and were well suited and believable in their parts. Clever...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank CEZ2014
McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review, so glad that you had a lovely time and enjoyed the show! Apologies if our ticketing was slow on the night - we work as fast as we can, but please do call us to book your tickets in advance so...More

Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

What a perfect gentleman and showman. A wonderful show of humour and insights into your life of two parts. You kept the packed audience laughing and enthralled during the hour and three quarters of your show. We definitely want see you again when you return,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2019

Thank you for your review, it certainly was a fabulous evening. We do hope to welcome Michael back to the Palace in the future.

Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant! Such a lovely, friendly and cosy theatre. Fabulous Panto....we laughed all the way through 😂🤣 Maybe a bit of air con would have been good 🤔More

Date of experience: December 2018
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McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2019

Thank you for your review, so glad you enjoyed the Panto, we had lots of fun. With such an old building it can be a struggle to keep the front, middle and back of the theatre cool, without freezing the live band - we’re working...More

Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

We went to the panto last week and it was very entertaining for the whole family, the location is ideal and the palace theatre building itself is well maintained and managed. Great show and great atmosphere.

Date of experience: December 2018
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McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2018

So glad you had a lovely time! What a lovely review, we do hope we see you again one day soon.

Reviewed November 17, 2018

We went to see Buddy Holly and the Cricketers, previously in the West End, and it showed. Great night the band really worked hard, almost non stop action, all so talented artists. The seating is such arranged that I'm sure there is a good view...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review, so glad that you enjoyed the show and we do hope to see you again!

Reviewed October 6, 2018

Enjoyed yesterday evening at the Palace Theatre for more than one reason! It was great to have Kathy Lette visiting the theatre - great to have a variety of shows right on our doorstep so thank you to the theatre for arranging and for Kathy...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review - we loved welcoming Kathy to the theatre, and it's great to hear you had a good night with her. We certainly did! Hope to see you again very soon. Best, Maureen

Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Have been here a number of times and always loved it. Beautiful theatre, lovely staff and a super welcoming atmosphere. Recently saw Macbeth here and the team at the theatre could not have been more helpful. Our advice is to try this theatre as soon...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Thank you for your lovely words - we were so pleased to so many people here for Macbeth and can't wait to welcome Merely Theatre back again next year. Thank you for your support and your very sage advice to other readers! Best, Maureen

Reviewed October 2, 2018

I have visited this local theatre several times, mainly to see the local amateaur dramatic society but, recently, went to see Persuasion the musical as part of its international tour. This was a real treat and was well received by the audience who packed the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are delighted you enjoyed Persuasion and we value your support. Hope to see you again soon. Best, Maureen

Reviewed September 30, 2018

The Palace Theatre is a delightful small theatre which offers a range of entertainment including drama, music and dance performances. I visited recently to see the World Premier of Agatha Christie’s play “The Lie”. The theatre is very close to Paignton Train and Bus stations....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Thank you so much for your review, it is a delight to read! We are so glad you enjoyed the performance and will be coming back to see us, we look forward to it. Best, Maureen

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Jo S
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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Roger A
October 14, 2016|
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Response from Lee T | Property representative |
Hi Roger, Yes the theatre is fully wheelchair accessible. We look forward to welcoming you to our venue. We do have specific seating for our wheelchair patrons, so do give us a call on: 01803 665800 to book.
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Berniemanning
August 8, 2016|
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The theatre is open every month of the year. We have huge selection of shows each and every month. The box office is open Mon-Sat. For the full listings of what we do please visit our website or contact the box office on... More
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