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Excellent light entertainment

I don't usually do shows and light entertainment but was encouraged by a group of bowlers to see... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Christine J
Starburst

Five stars yet again !! We never fail to enjoy our visit to your small select theatre, it was good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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A valuable asset to the English Riviera the Babbacombe Theatre in Torquay, is renowned for wowing audiences with their highly-acclaimed variety shows, performed throughout the year by a professional cast. 2019 marks a special anniversary at the...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't usually do shows and light entertainment but was encouraged by a group of bowlers to see the show. It was surprisingly funny, thoughtful and pleasingly fresh. A little too much dance padding about the stage at times which I thought unnecessary. The singers...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Christine J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Five stars yet again !! We never fail to enjoy our visit to your small select theatre, it was good to see you’r well supported and as always we laughed our socks off and enjoyed being entertained by your excellent hard working company. “Bravo Zulu”....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the 200 mile round journey from Wales to watch this fun packed nostalgic show. Every act was a Showstopper. We laughed -cried & sang our heart's out. A good old fashioned knees-up with a modern twist. Brillian.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my wife to see Starburst. She’s not easy to please but enjoyed it. Does what is says in the tin. Everybody from the kids to the headliner were giving their all. Favourite bits were Victoria Wood song and Phantom Of The Opera song. Would...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Starburst is a brilliant variety show, suitable for the whole family. We saw is similar style show here 2 years a go, and wondered if this one would be as a good. We need not have worried, as this was equally as excellent. Just as...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Harbourmaster555
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a show! My friends & I booked the 'starburst' show on Weds evening. Has to be one of the best shows we have ever been to. Full of variety. The comedian had us all in stitches, haven't laughed so much in years. The talent...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mary B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and 3 friends went to see the variety show 'Starburst' last night at the lovely Babbacombe Theatre. Well from start to finish we enjoyed every minute. The singing, dancing and comedians were all fantastic and we all laughed out loud the whole way through....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank GemmaLou1988
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must go for visitors and locals in Torbay. Wonderful, iconic theatre staging varied shows throughout the year. Brilliant entertainment and value.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went last night with friends, absolutely brilliant show nonstop laughter and entertainment highly recommend it

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank karen588
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and my husband and an elderly friend went to see starburst on the opening night, as always this was again another amazing show.the talent in the show and voices,especially from Sami Jane were outstanding,I feel so privileged to have Babbacombe theatre on our doorstep....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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John P
7 April 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
13 November 2016|
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Response from Colin P | Reviewed this property |
Babbacombe theatre has a web site that has what is currently being shown.babbacombe-theatre Hope this helps.
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Denise B
13 November 2016|
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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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