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Babbacombe Theatre

Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LU, England
+44 1803 328385
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Group visit

Our turkey tinsel group attended the Christmas is Magic show on Wednesday 6th December 2017 and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shirley M
Bispham, United Kingdom
Christmas is Magical

I go to the Christmas show every year, and this year was as amazing as ever. Great mix of talent... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Exeter, United Kingdom
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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%
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“christmas show” (36 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LU, England
+44 1803 328385
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our turkey tinsel group attended the Christmas is Magic show on Wednesday 6th December 2017 and what a wonderful night we had. The show is fantastic, the comedian has you rolling in the isles with laughter. Singers and dancers are great, fabulous costume changes. A...More

Thank Shirley M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I go to the Christmas show every year, and this year was as amazing as ever. Great mix of talent and variety. Loved every minute!!!

Thank jswillm
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to this before, however it was very different, there were new people doing the show and the jokes were different which gave it a new lease of life. The dancers and the magician were brilliant, we enjoyed it so much and haven't...More

Thank Irene L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We travelled from Weston super Mare and spent the night at a hotel in Babbacombe to see the Christmas show and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The show was an excellent mix of humour, singing and illusion. How did the performers managed so many costume changes!...More

Thank lyndajanethomas
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky enough to be able to visit for the Christmas is Magical show last night. What a great family show. Very fast moving comedy, dancing and singing. Something for everyone whatever age. If you are visiting please try to get to see the...More

Thank fortysomfing
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well what a show,Two and a half hours of top- class entertainment,Each and every one of you are so talented better than we have seen on any cruise ship,Well worth travelling from South Wales for.Good on you Steve Laister & Team.

Thank Brynthomas-13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The main highlight of this show is Steve Laister, who has a fantastic report with the audience and is very funny. The cast amounts to 4 main performers plus the dancers. The guy who performs the Benny Hill sketch and awkwardly sings and dances alongside...More

Thank Hoocho
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just been to the show....what an absolutely cracking start to Christmas 2017; miss it at your peril!!

Thank JlwShw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent stand up presentation from a well​ known ex politician and TV personality. It was very topical and not scripted.

Thank pjamesw
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Christmas is ..... Magical .Went to see this show if you get chance do go see it .Absolutely brilliant a great cast did a brilliant job we have never laughed so much Couple of hours great entertainment Lovely theatre all round a brilliant theatre show...More

Thank Lynn L
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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.
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
Pauline B
11 December 2015|
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Response from BabbacombeTheatre | Property representative |
Hello Mark. My apologies for the delay in responding, I missed your message coming through. The venue has 600 seats in the auditorium. if you would like to see a seating plan, please refer to our website, on the theatre... More