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Superb show

We expected low quality end of pier stuff, but were pleasantly surprised. The show was... read more

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Keith and Jean J
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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A Wonderful Surprise

I saw the Starshine show and loved it. If you like variety, you’re in for a treat. The theatre is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Huw M
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Bath, 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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed today via mobile

We expected low quality end of pier stuff, but were pleasantly surprised. The show was exceptionally good. The whole performance was polished and very entertaining. It is impossible to pick out any single person because the whole cast were excellent. Very special were the young...More

Thank Keith and Jean J
Reviewed 2 days ago

I saw the Starshine show and loved it. If you like variety, you’re in for a treat. The theatre is charming, a real gem. I was so pleased to come across this super venue. I’ll be back!

Thank Huw M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely little theater so can not believe they put such garbage on the stage last night. Snow White and the 7 ugly B*******S, ?????? Panto staring Jeremy Kyle contestants !!!!!. Magic that the theater made lots of dosh ,as the place was packed. We'll certainly...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This show exceeded our expectations. Right from the word go it was excellent. We expected a typical sea side end of pier offering, but this is far from that. Every bit of the show was very professional. Even down to the team of kids, who...More

Thank Keith J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Watch ELO experiance there a small theatre very 1960 Look ,Not much Leg Room for lett people get by when you sit,But It was ok.

Thank beachyhol
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As usual Babbacome's bijou theatre has come up trumps. This season's West End musical selection has been magical - all our favourites offered professionally, glamorously and flawlessly! The whole cast showed versatility and talent. Never to miss is the amazing sixteen year old Lily Laight;...More

Thank zojaexa
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Visited the show on Wednesday and was not disappointed. All the performers were excellent, the comedian was so very funny there were tears running down my face, singers were brilliant - all in all a very entertaining variety show and not to forget the children...More

Thank jrs S
Reviewed 25 August 2018

what a brilliant two nights I've had at one of the best Theatres in the Bay on Wed 22nd and Thurs 23rd August at the lovely Babbacombe Theatre which is owned and run by Mat Pro last night the fantastic Starshine Variety Show and tonight...More

Thank aprilvic1
BabbacombeTheatre, General Manager at Babbacombe Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Dear aprilvic1 WOW, what can we say in response to that wonderful review? We are delighted that you have not only enjoyed the shows as much this season as you have in previous seasons, but that you continue to visit us year in and year...More

Reviewed 23 August 2018

I visited the Babbacombe theatre on Wednesday 22nd August and watched the Starshine show. It was very good entertainment from beginning to end. All the performers were excellent and performed to a very high standard.I laughed until I cried watching the comedian.More

Thank Elizabeth S
BabbacombeTheatre, General Manager at Babbacombe Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Dear Elizabeth S We were delighted to read that you were entertained by the cast of Starshine on your recent visit to the venue. Thank you so much for supporting us with your custom and 5 star review, we are very grateful. Kind regards Babbacombe...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018

We travel from Wincanton; stop over in Torquay for the night, go to the show and enjoy the break. Babbington theatre has some great Variety showsMore

Thank Fredtherugman
BabbacombeTheatre, General Manager at Babbacombe Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Dear Fredtherugman How lovely of you to travel so far, just to come and support our venue. We are thrilled you enjoyed your visit this year to see Starshine and to note that you had a nice short break whilst in the Bay. Thank you...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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Babbacombe theatre has a web site that has what is currently being shown.babbacombe-theatre Hope this helps.
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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
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