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Babbacombe Theatre

Babbacombe Downs Road, Torquay TQ1 3LU, England
+44 1803 328385
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'Christmas is magical' variety show

The main highlight of this show is Steve Laister, who has a fantastic report with the audience and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Christmas Magical Show

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

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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 yesterday

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 yesterday via mobile

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

Thank JlwShw
Reviewed 6 days 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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful show, everything from dancing, singing and best of all comedy, i just can't remember how many times i had to take my glasses off to wipe my eyes, absolutely hilarious. If you are in the Torbay area then it's a must see.

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to see the xmas show last night,absolutely brilliant, can't recommend it enough.Excellent value for money,amazing talented cast especially Steve Laister!!I live nearby this charming little theatre and look forward to seeing many more shows in the future.

Thank Helena F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always great shows, great value and wow performances, would highly recommend this theatre, front of house staff are very welcoming, it’s like a family run theatre. A must visit place for Torbay

Thank dlaney20
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

New Christmas show . Fantastic. Laughing ,singing ,dancing . Quite a small theatre and not much room between rows. However show was brilliant. Great entertainment.

Thank Mackfamily2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On holiday in Torquay and went to see the Christmas open night of the first show a absolutely brilliant night never stopped laughing the hole night I would highly recommend if anyone is in Torquay to go and see it as it is the best...More

Thank Susan E
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Three generations of my family spent the evening at “Magic of the Stars” show, and all loved it!! I was slightly nervous before hand, as I’d read a review beforehand which had described the show as racist, which wouldn’t have gone down well with any...More

Thank Harbourmaster555
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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