A valuable asset to the English Riviera, the Babbacombe Theatre in Torquay, is renowned for wowing audiences with their highly acclaimed family variety shows, performed throughout the year by a professional cast.
The venue, originally a concert hall, opened its doors in May 1939, making 2019 its 80th year - ENTERTAINING YOU! This special anniversary will be celebrated, in epic proportion, and in true Showbiz style. Now included in the TripAdvisor?s Hall of Fame the venue continues to be ranked as not only the No 1 theatre on the English Riviera, but as the No1 Things To Do when visiting the region.
This year enjoy, Starburst, every Tuesday & Wednesday from 12th February to 23rd October, I Love Music every Thursday from 2nd May to 3rd October, appearances from comedians, Henning Wehn, James Acaster, Stewart Francis, Gary Delaney and Jimmy Tarbuck OBE, one of the original Drifters, Roy Hemmings and the very best tribute shows, currently touring the UK, including Fleetwood Bac, The Bon Jovi Experience & Pop Divas, to name just a few.
Starburst, will feature some of the most iconic names in music, TV and the movies, performed by a talented cast, that will embrace the comedic talents of Ken Dodd, Laurel & Hardy, Victoria Wood and the Two Ronnies. Hear them, sing opulent songs from stunning movie soundtracks, Phantom of the Opera, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, My Best Friends Wedding and the spectacular box office success, of 2018, The Greatest Showman. They are just as adept at performing pop hits old and new too, with songs originally sung by Barry White, Dolly Parton, Cilla Black, Elton John, The Bay City Rollers, Queen and Take That.
I Love Music, will embrace all genres of music, covering numerous decades. We are all touched by music no matter what culture we are from, everyone loves it, and this show will be to the soul what words are to the mind! Inspiring audiences to continue to support local venues, is never an easy task, however creating magical memories is what everyone at the Babbacombe Theatre will strive to achieve not only this year but for the next 80 years.
For information, dates and ticket prices for all the shows programmed during 2019, please check the venues website, alternatively contact the Box Office.
The Babbacombe Theatre has access for wheelchair users with an accessible toilet, Wheelchair spaces and Loop System.