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Palace Theatre Paignton

Palace Avenue, Paignton TQ3 3HF, England
+44 1803 665800
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This is the best show I have seen for years!!! Absolutely amazing! Such a wonderful and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
bradford
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london
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Fantastic visit

Went to see Agatha Christine's murder is announced, great show and acting but also has great staff... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BrixhamDennis008
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Brixham
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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 of 380. It has undergone a major refurbishment and it looks fantastic. Tickets for the Palace Theatre can be purchased in person from the Palace Theatre, or by phoning the Box office on: 01803 665800, or tickets can be purchased by going to any local Tourist Information Centre.
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  • Average4%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Palace Avenue, Paignton TQ3 3HF, England
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+44 1803 665800
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"agatha christie play"
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"interval drinks"
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"pre show"
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"excellent acoustics"
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"great cast"
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"spend an evening"
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"plenty of street parking"
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"am dram"
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"summer wine"
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"booked tickets"
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"lovely staff"
in 4 reviews
"sound quality"
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"comfortable seats"
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"great fun"
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"well worth the money"
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"production"
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"stage"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is the best show I have seen for years!!! Absolutely amazing! Such a wonderful and entertaining evening in the lovely Palace Theatre in Paignton. The songs were great along with the great personalities in the band and their huge amount of energy. Very very...More

2  Thank bradford
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McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre Paignton, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We’re so glad you enjoyed yourself - we loved them too. Looking forward to seeing them next year! Best, Maureen

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to see Agatha Christine's murder is announced, great show and acting but also has great staff who are very helpful, easy parking and easy to find

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McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre Paignton, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review, so glad you had a good time, hope to see you again soon! Best, Maureen

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely staff, terrific stage and fantastic acts! I would really recommend this venue for a brilliant night out. There is a great stage with an excellent lighting rig and screen. It is suitable for all ages and there is a great selection of refreshments at...More

1  Thank jamiegodo
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McAllisterandCo, General Manager at Palace Theatre Paignton, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review, the team are delighted to receive such great feedback! Look forward to seeing you soon. Best, Maureen

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great show especially after visiting Greenway on the steam train. Lovely theatre, Would recommend it to everyone.

1  Thank annekennard555
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McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre Paignton, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review - we do hope to see you at another performance soon. Lots to look forward to! Best, Maureen

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

W are at present working at the theatre with our Summer Production of a Murder is Announced by Agatha Christie The staff are so helpful and pleasant the atmosphere is brilliant and everyone has an enjoyable time.

1  Thank Wendycaplan834
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McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre Paignton, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Lovely to read your comments, thank you so much. We hope to see you again, lots of great performances to look forward to in future! Best, Maureen

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous set...amazing actors...absolutely loved it! Jolly good fun 😊 xx I've said what I want to say!!! Don't understand why it has to be 1oo characters

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McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre Paignton, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Short, sweet and very lovely! Thank you Best, Maureen

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A Murder is announced by Agatha Christie, this was a very enjoyable experience and well worth the money to go and see. It’s just like theatres used to be like, we had a truly great tome. If you want something to do in the evening...More

1  Thank jacqueline W
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McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre Paignton, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, so glad you had a good time. Hope to see you again soon. Best, Maureen

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This Agatha Christie play is being performed every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evening until 25th July, and we went last Thursday. Tickets are £13 (£12 for 'wrinklies', like me), and terrific value. The cast was excellent, although I believe they are all amateur or semi...More

1  Thank IvvieN
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McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre Paignton, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What a lovely review, glad you had a great time, looking forward to seeing you again soon. Best, Maureen

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Reviewed May 27, 2018

We took my mother to see Last of the Summer Wine here, having no idea whether it'd be a great evening or not. As it happened, we really enjoyed it! Yes, it's Am Dram, so the actors are somewhat varied in their ability, but it...More

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McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre Paignton, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad you had fun, we have A Murder is Announced running at the moment if you wanted to come back and see more! Best, Maureen

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Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

Went to see Last of the Summer Wine on Saturday night, my first ever visit to this theatre and what a bobby dazzler of a place, it certainly won’t be my last visit! You have got to support these smaller venues especially people of Paignton....More

Thank Peter S
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McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre Paignton, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What a lovely review, thank you! We hope to see you back at our place very soon, we've got a programme lined up and we value your support and lovely comments. 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
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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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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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