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Babbacombe Theatre

Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LU, England
+44 1803 328385
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Wonderful live show

This show is worth seeing all the cast put their heart and soul into the show and are very... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
lynn r
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Leicester, United Kingdom
Fantastic starshine

Had a really good evening out at the babbicome theatre. Starshine was absolutely amazing and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
crochetlinda
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A valuable asset to the English Riviera for nearly eighty years, the Babbacombe Theatre is renowned for wowing audiences with their highly-acclaimed variety shows, performed throughout the year by a professional cast. Music, Magic and Mirth in all its guises is what ‘Christmas is…Magical’ promises this festive season. The family show promises spellbinding Illusions, the obligatory ‘Singalong’, some movie masterpieces, pop hits, comedic classics, Disney favourites, dashing cavaliers and a host of heavenly angels. Look out too for the international travellers raising ‘a glass’ or ‘twelve’ of cheer, as they enjoy a little bit too much, of the Christmas Spirit! For details of all other shows programmed at Devon’s No.1 theatre (as rated by TripAdvisor), for 2017/18, please refer to the venues website. The theatre has, access for wheelchair users with an accessible toilet, wheelchair spaces & Loop System.
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  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“west end” (53 reviews)
“christmas show” (41 reviews)
“steve laister” (37 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LU, England
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+44 1803 328385
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"great singing"
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"opening night"
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"wonderful night"
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"family entertainment"
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"variety shows"
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"star of the show"
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"excellent entertainment"
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"well worth the money"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This show is worth seeing all the cast put their heart and soul into the show and are very professionalI think this is better than last year, wonderful

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a really good evening out at the babbicome theatre. Starshine was absolutely amazing and brilliant. The dancers where amazing and their costumes where really lovely. There was fun and laughter with the comedian really hilarious. And the singers where superb.the magician was fantastic. You...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the theatre as part of a coach trip to Torquay. Have been to the shows here over many years and as always the show was brilliant. The cast worked hard and we thoroughly enjoyed the show and would recommend it .More

Thank John P
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BabbacombeTheatre, General Manager at Babbacombe Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear John P. Firstly can I say thank you for your continued support, we really value that. Everyone involved with the Show, Starshine are thrilled you enjoyed the show and grateful for your personal recommendation. we shall look forward to entertaining you again on your...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came on an organised trip from Howden Court in Torquay. The tickets and transport booked by Val for 11guests. It was great right from the start a lovely greeting and directions to our seats. Starshine was amazing, such a wonderful mix of entertainment that...More

Thank Susan W
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BabbacombeTheatre, General Manager at Babbacombe Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Susan W Thank you so much for opting to come along with your group to see our show. It was really nice to note that you enjoyed your theatre experience with the cast of Starshine. We are very grateful to you too for your...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first time at Babacombe theatre. A fantastic evenings entertainment. Cast all work so very hard, but look as though thoroughly enjoying the show, I know everyone around me laughed as much as i did! Really loved the compare. But a great all...More

Thank lindieuk
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BabbacombeTheatre, General Manager at Babbacombe Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear lindieuk It is so nice of you to add your review and generous comments regarding the show Starshine. I can easily confirm on behalf of the cast, that every single one of them, enjoys performing to our audiences as much as they audience seems...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We travel 100 miles to see every show and Starshine was up to the usual high standard and well worth the journey. Each act was first class as were the singers and dancers in fact they were better than ever. We have decided to bring...More

Thank Maggie P
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BabbacombeTheatre, General Manager at Babbacombe Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Maggie P WOW - 100 miles just to see our shows- now that makes you and your partner very supportive patrons! THANK YOU so much for your continued patronage and for your generous comments and 5 star review. Every single one of us at...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Saw Milton on Friday 16/03/18 here. He was, as usual, excellent. I have lived in the area since 1986 and never been to this theatre before. I now feel like I’ve been missing out on a gem of a venue. It’s got a traditional feel...More

1  Thank Chris S
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BabbacombeTheatre, General Manager at Babbacombe Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Chris S It was so pleasurable to read your review. We loved the fact that you enjoyed the evening with Milton Jones, but more so, that you plan on returning to the venue again. It's always amazing to have a new patron, having their...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Saw comedian Milton Jones at this venue last night. Lovely place on the sea front. Found parking with no problems but we were early. Staff were lovely. Soft drinks, confectionary and ice cream available for purchase. Husband was expecting a bar so was disappointed but...More

Thank julia785Harlow
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BabbacombeTheatre, General Manager at Babbacombe Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear julia785Harlow Thank you for taking the time to add your review after you came along to see Milton Jones on the 16th March. It was a real delight to have him here at the venue. We are especially grateful to you for highlighting that...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

If you are in Babbacombe on a Tuesday or Wednesday and enjoy the theatre you will have a wonderful time at the Babbacombe Theatre at the Star Shine summer show. All the artists, comedians, dancers, illusionist, singers and the young children perform with enthusiasm and...More

Thank JKChad
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BabbacombeTheatre, General Manager at Babbacombe Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear JKChad Thank you very much for your personal recommendation as well as your generous comments and 5 star review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your evening with the cast of Starshine. Every person involved with the production, values your support, and are extremely...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

First time at The Babbacombe Theatre and it won't be our last! We had a brilliant evening thoroughly entertained by very talented professionals. The show had something for everyone with comedians, singers, dancers and illusionists. If you get the opportunity go see this production you...More

Thank Stephen H
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BabbacombeTheatre, General Manager at Babbacombe Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Stephen H. It is always rewarding to read such a positive review from a newbie to the venue. Whats even better is the fact that now you have been once, you plan to return in the future to see us again. Thank you so...More

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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
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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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