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Palace Theatre

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A wonderful surprise!

When we booked for Dan Cruickshank we knew what we were getting and he certainly delivered the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Caroline S
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London, United Kingdom
Lest we forget

An interesting evening of song, poems and readings applicable to World War 1. A little weak in part... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
disgruntledman54
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting evening of song, poems and readings applicable to World War 1. A little weak in part 1, however, part 2 more than remedied this. The singing was excellent. Very glad we went.

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McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your review, we are so glad to hear you enjoyed Lest we Forget, it was a great performance to stage throughout the summer. We do hope to see you at the theatre again soon. Best, Maureen

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came to this show when we spent a weekend in Paignton. A neat little theatre and we had booked our tickets on-line as we were not local. My wife had to report a lack of toilet paper in the ladies at the interval, surely...More

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Deirdre M, Manager at Palace Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your very positive comments about the theatre and the wonderful Beach Boyz - a brilliant night of entertainment! I believe I was the member of staff that ran off to top up the loo roll. We do check before every performance so it...More

Reviewed 24 July 2018

Having spent the day at Agatha Christie's home (Greenway) it was fitting to see one of her stories as a play. A comfortable theatre with tiered seating. If over 60 ask for the concession rate of £12.

Thank Kay B
McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

So glad you enjoyed! Hope to see you again soon. Best, Maureen

Reviewed 15 July 2018 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

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McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

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

Reviewed 11 July 2018 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, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

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

Reviewed 28 June 2018 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

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McAllisterandCo, General Manager at Palace Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

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

Reviewed 27 June 2018

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

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McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

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

Reviewed 25 June 2018

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
McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

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

Reviewed 20 June 2018 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

Thank Donna G
McAllisterandCo, Owner at Palace Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

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

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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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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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