Princess Theatre

Princess Theatre
Torbay Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 5EZ
  • Telephone 0870 847 2315
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The Princess Theatre opened it's doors in 1961 with a bill of comedy featuring Tommy Cooper and Morecambe & Wise. A classic seaside theatre, set in Princess Gardens on Torqauy's seafront, specialising in live music, comedy and musicals.

The theatre is 20 minutes walk along the seafront from Torquay train station. Stagecoach busses 12 and 12A and the First Group X80 also go to the theatre.

Events at this venue

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ABBA Forever

The successful tribute act perform the songs of Swedish pop band ABBA. The show is seen as a satirical parody of ABBA and has received cult status since the band was founded in 1988 by director and musician Rod Stephen in Melbourne, Australia. The show explores the music of ABBA and the flared fashion of the 70s. Stephen…

Sun 9 Dec

£10–£26 / 0870 847 2315

Afro Celt Sound System

The return of the group who fuse electronic dance rhythms with traditional Irish and West African music.

Wed 14 Nov

£29.15 / 0870 847 2315

An Audience With Michael Bolton

The American singer-songwriter hosts an intimate evening in which he shares the pictures and stories behind his music.

Tue 13 Nov

£41.25–£121.25 / 0870 847 2315

An Audience with Simon Reeve

The journalist sets out on his first-ever tour to discuss the many fascinating adventures he has undertaken.

Mon 29 Oct

£26.25 / 0870 847 2315

The Bee Gees Story

A tribute to the music of the Bee Gees, featuring classic hits like 'Stayin' Alive', 'More Than a Woman' and 'Night Fever'.

Sat 20 Oct

£10–£23.50 / 0870 847 2315

Ben Fogle: Tales From the Wilderness

TV adventurer Ben Fogle tours with his latest evening of storytelling.

Fri 29 Mar 2019

£21.75–£24.75 / 0870 847 2315

Beyond the Barricade

A selection of the best-loved songs from new and classic West End shows like The Phantom of the Opera, Mamma Mia, The Lion King and Les Miserables.

Sat 6 Oct

£21.50–£26.50 / 0870 847 2315

Burn The Floor

Kevin Clifton and Graziano Di Prima star in this high-energy ballroom dancing show.

Tue 14 May 2019

£11–£44.90 / 0870 847 2315

The Chicago Blues Brothers

Celebrating the music of The Blues Brothers with a packed revue of blues and soul.

Sat 26 Jan 2019

£10–£27.50 / 0870 847 2315

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Amateur production of the much-loved musical.

Sat 22 Sep

£22.90 / 0870 847 2315

Circus of Horrors: Voodoo

After taking to the road over 22 years ago and touring all over the world the phenomenon returns with its latest brand new incarnation: Voodoo.

Tue 22 Jan 2019

£10 / 0870 847 2315

Coleen Nolan

Coleen Nolan returns to the stage for a solo tour without her sisters.

Fri 25 Jan 2019

£36.65 / 0870 847 2315

Collabro

Britain's Got Talent 2014 classical bros who've knocked out a tour and an album faster than you can say 'ka ching'.

Thu 28 Mar 2019

£23.65–£134.15 / 0870 847 2315

Crooners

Brand new comedy musical that uses the the tunes of the Rat Pack. Following three gentlemen who all exude the properties that make up a crooner: smoothness, suavity, and stylishness.

Fri 16 Nov

£11–£26.15 / 0870 847 2315

Dirty Dancing

  • Directed by: Sarah Tipple
  • Written by: Eleanor Bergstein

See Baby not put in the corner in the musical based on the late Patrick Swayze's popular film. Following two West End runs and two UK Tours, the classic story of Baby and Johnny is back, featuring the hit songs ‘Do You Love Me?', ‘(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life’ and more.

Mon 11 Feb 2019

£11–£53.40 / 0870 847 2315

Tue 12 Feb 2019

£11–£53.40 / 0870 847 2315

Wed 13 Feb 2019

£11–£53.40 / 0870 847 2315

…and 3 more dates until 16 Feb 2019

Fame the Musical

Performing arts students dance and sing their way to success in this musical based on the hit movie.

Mon 1 Jul 2019

£11–£50.90 / 0870 847 2315

Tue 2 Jul 2019

£11–£50.90 / 0870 847 2315

Wed 3 Jul 2019

£11–£50.90 / 0870 847 2315

…and 3 more dates until 6 Jul 2019

Halfway To Paradise: The Billy Fury Story

Colin Gold and Fury's original backing band, Fury's Tornados, tell his story through words and music.

Fri 5 Oct

£24.50 / 0870 847 2315

Hello Again: The Story Of Neil Diamond

Brooklyn Creed & The Salvation Band recreate the story of the American singer-songwriter.

Fri 26 Oct

Phone for prices / 0870 847 2315

  • 19:30

Fri 30 Nov

£11–£26.90 / 0870 847 2315

I'm About to Lose Control and I Think Joe Lycett

  • 4 stars

The Birmingham-born comic tours his latest show.

Sun 23 Sep

£11–£24.15 / 0870 847 2315

Les Musicals

Jonathan Ansell of G4 fame and The X Factor star Rhydian Roberts join forces for the very first time and put their combined vocal talents around an array of classic songs from the world's greatest musicals, including Les Miserables, Phantom Of The Opera and Blood Brothers.

Tue 18 Jun 2019

£22.65–£27.65 / 0870 847 2315

Love Actually

Watch Love Actually on the big screen with a full orchestra performing the score live.

Thu 27 Sep

£23.65–£38.65 / 0870 847 2315

Fri 28 Sep

£23.65–£38.65 / 0870 847 2315

Sat 29 Sep

£23.65–£38.65 / 0870 847 2315

…and 3 more dates until 27 Apr 2019

The Manfreds

Rock and blues with a twist of jazz.

Thu 22 Nov

£33.65–£35.65 / 0870 847 2315

Motown's Greatest Hits: How Sweet It Is

Celebrating over 50 years of Motown music with tributes to The Four Tops and The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, the Jackson 5 and many more.

Wed 6 Feb 2019

£11–£31.40 / 0870 847 2315

The Nutcracker

  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

Tchaikovsky's classic Christmas-time ballet in a production mounted by Vienna Festival Ballet.

Sat 3 Nov

£11.90–£33.90 / 0870 847 2315

One Night of Elvis: Lee 'Memphis' King

An evening in the company of top Elvis impersonator Lee 'Memphis' King, performing a selection of Presley's hip-shaking greatest hits.

Sat 17 Nov

£10–£29 / 0870 847 2315

One Night of Queen

Tribute to Freddie Mercury et al, starring Gary Mullen – winner of ITV's Stars in Their Eyes – and his band the Works, bringing you all the Queen hits. The band have performed across the globe, including two shows at BBC Proms in the Park.

Thu 1 Nov

£10–£24 / 0870 847 2315

The Overtones

Doo-wop vocal harmony man band doing it for the mums.

Sat 24 Nov

£26.12–£43.72 / 0870 847 2315

Rhod Gilbert: The Book of John

Welsh comedian Rhod Gilbert returns to comedy after a six year hiatus and discusses the unfortunate turns his life has taken since the last time he was on stage.

Tue 28 May 2019

£31.65 / 0870 847 2315

Rhythm of the Dance

This incredible live show celebrates both the rich history of Ireland as well as the art of Irish dance. Rhythm of the Dance has heralded a new era in Irish entertainment, featuring thirty dancers, a traditional live full Irish band and the dashing and handsome Young Irish Tenors. Internationally rated as one of the most…

Sun 14 Jul 2019

£10–£37 / 0870 847 2315

Rip It Up

Dance showcase set to a soundtrack from the 1960s by Strictly Come Dancing champions Harry Judd and Louis Smith, backed by a live band.

Thu 18 Oct

£11–£106.15 / 0870 847 2315

The Rocky Horror Show

The Rocky Horror Show returns to Brighton for a run over the Christmas period. The classic musical follows Dr Frank'n'Furter and his weird and wonderful adventures. Featuring the songs 'Time Warp' and 'Sweet Transvestite'.

Mon 25 Feb 2019

£10–£47.50 / 0870 847 2315

Tue 26 Feb 2019

£10–£47.50 / 0870 847 2315

Wed 27 Feb 2019

£10–£47.50 / 0870 847 2315

…and 3 more dates until 2 Mar 2019

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

The Mick Fleetwood-approved tribute act who cover the gamut of Mac material from the Peter Green era to the Buckingham/Nicks days.

Sun 7 Apr 2019

£28.65–£38.65 / 0870 847 2315

The Sensational 60s Experience

Music show featuring Mike Pender (original voice of the Searchers), Chris Farlowe, Herman’s Hermits, The Fortunes, the New Amen Corner. Hits include 'Needles and Pins', 'Out of Time', 'I’m Into Something Good', 'Storm in a Tea Cup', 'Bend Me Shape Me' plus many more.

Fri 2 Nov

£11 / 0870 847 2315

Seven Drunken Nights

Musical tribute to Irish music giants The Dubliners.

Sat 9 Mar 2019

£10–£27.50 / 0870 847 2315

Shakespeare Schools Festival

A unique arts-education initiative enabling young people to perform abridged productions of Shakespeare's most famous plays.

Tue 20 Nov

£11 / 0870 847 2315

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

With a backdrop of projected photos and original film footage a full live band perform Simon & Garfunkel hits including 'Mrs Robinson', 'Cecilia', 'Homeward Bound' and many more. The story takes you through the stories that shaped their music, the dramatic split, their solo careers and a recreation of the 1982 Central…

Sun 21 Oct

£10–£26 / 0870 847 2315

Sleeping Beauty

Traditional panto fun.

Fri 14 Dec

£11–£25.40 / 0870 847 2315

Sat 15 Dec

£11–£25.40 / 0870 847 2315

Sun 16 Dec

£11–£25.40 / 0870 847 2315

…and 18 more dates until 6 Jan 2019

The Story Of Guitar Heroes

Tribute to guitar-playing legends.

Thu 21 Mar 2019

£23.15 / 0870 847 2315

T-Rextasy

Longstanding, respected T-Rex tribute act. Glam rockers, brace yourselves.

Fri 19 Oct

£10–£28 / 0870 847 2315

That'll Be the Day

Step back in time with a brand new edition of the popular touring show, and hear rock'n'roll hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Mon 26 Nov

£27.40–£29.90 / 0870 847 2315

Thriller Live

  • Directed by: Gary Lloyd, John Maher (musical director)
  • Written by: Adrian Grant (adapt)

A celebration of Michael Jackson and The Jackson 5 featuring top hits and some stunning multi-media razzmatazz.

Thu 27 Sep

£23.65–£38.65 / 0870 847 2315

Fri 28 Sep

£23.65–£38.65 / 0870 847 2315

Sat 29 Sep

£23.65–£38.65 / 0870 847 2315

…and 3 more dates until 27 Apr 2019

Tom Gates

From the producers of Horrible Histories and Gangsta Granny comes the world premiere of Tom Gates live on stage in an exciting and hilarious adventure that sends Tom’s world spinning.

Thu 16 May 2019

£10–£19.50 / 0870 847 2315

Fri 17 May 2019

£10–£19.50 / 0870 847 2315

Sat 18 May 2019

£10–£19.50 / 0870 847 2315

Van Morrison

Legendary Irish curmudgeon and hugely influential blues and jazz artist plays tracks from his career. In 2016 he was knighted for his musical achievements and his services to tourism and charitable causes in Northern Ireland and in 2017, he released his new album Roll With the Punches.

Tue 16 Oct

£50.15–£80.15 / 0870 847 2315

Wed 17 Oct

£50.15–£80.15 / 0870 847 2315

A Vision of Elvis

2008 European Elvis Tribute Artist Champion Rob Kingsley presents the total Elvis package, from custom-made costumes to that curl of the lip.

Sat 1 Jun 2019

£10–£27.50 / 0870 847 2315

What's Love Got To Do With It?

Cabaret as Australian actor/singer/songwriter Ruth Katerelos takes the audience on a musical journey through various states of love with Monique Kenny on guitar.

Sat 22 Jun 2019

£23.25–£27.75 / 0870 847 2315

What's Love Got To Do With It?

What's Love Got To Do With It? is the joyous new show celebrating the music of the incredible Tina Turner. Brought to you by the award-winning producers behind the hugely successful Whitney - Queen Of The Night, What’s Love Got To Do With It? is the ultimate tribute concert to one of the most iconic and loved musical…

Sat 22 Jun 2019

£23.25–£27.75 / 0870 847 2315

Whitney: Queen of the Night

A celebration of the life and music of Whitney Houston through three decades of classic hits.

Thu 7 Mar 2019

£11–£29.90 / 0870 847 2315

The Yamato Drummers

A captivating and energetic performance of Japanese Taiko drumming from a company with 20 years on the road.

Sun 24 Feb 2019

£10–£33 / 0870 847 2315

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