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Palace Theatre

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Michael Portillo Evening

What a perfect gentleman and showman. A wonderful show of humour and insights into your life of two... read more

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secretxxx
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Mother Goose Pantomime

Absolutely brilliant! Such a lovely, friendly and cosy theatre. Fabulous Panto....we laughed all... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Donna G
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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 yesterday 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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 🤔

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 7 December 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
Thank TonyKenny76
McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2018

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

Reviewed 17 November 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
Thank 49Pam
McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 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 6 October 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
Thank CEZ2014
McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 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 4 October 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
Thank Paul M
McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 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 2 October 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 4 October 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 30 September 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 1 October 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

Reviewed 25 September 2018

Jane Austen's Persuasion, performed as a musical drama at The Palace Theatre, was a memorable evening! The company were outstanding, the male voices remarkable, the Irish dancers superb, and the chamber orchestra perfect. More than that, the theatre is a great performance space, with excellent...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

How fabulous! We are so glad you enjoyed the performance and what a great night it was, we were so lucky to have such an outstanding company at the theatre and we hope to see them again. We are delighted you enjoyed the whole experience,...More

Reviewed 17 September 2018

When we booked for Dan Cruickshank we knew what we were getting and he certainly delivered the goods. However, the Palace Theatre was an unknown and was a wonderful surprise. The staff were friendly, the racking of seats enough to give everyone a good view,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Caroline S
McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Thank you so much for visiting us at The Palace and for your charming review, we are so glad you enjoyed your evening! We have been working hard to offer the best customer experience and it is so very nice to hear that we have...More

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Jo S
15 November 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
15 October 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
9 August 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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