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West End delights.

As usual Babbacome's bijou theatre has come up trumps. This season's West End musical selection has... read more

Reviewed yesterday
zojaexa
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Torquay, Devon, UK
Great starshine show

Visited the show on Wednesday and was not disappointed. All the performers were excellent, the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jrs S
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Fareham, 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
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Reviewed yesterday

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fantastic show for those that love musicals and also those new to this genre. I could have sang and danced all night

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

Dear SuziePaul Thank you for coming along to see our show, West End at the Movies. We are thrilled you enjoyed your evening and welcome your 5 star review and personal recommendation. Kind regards Babbacombe Theatre

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Went to see west end at the movies on Thursday night it was amazing! Me and my 8yr old were very entertained 😉 outstanding voices from start to finish!! 5* I have also seen star shine and this show is full of variety it has...More

Thank tierneycox89
BabbacombeTheatre, General Manager at Babbacombe Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear tierneycox89 We were delighted you and your daughter enjoyed your evening with the cast of West End at the Movies. It was nice of you to point out too, how lucky we are as a venue, to be able to enjoy the talents of...More

Reviewed 10 August 2018

a nice compact theatre overlooking the sea offers intimate productions of the highest quality acts. great names new names fantastic productions

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

Dear nic h Thank you so much for supporting us with your 5 star review and lovely comments, albeit we are most grateful for your custom. We shall look forward to entertaining you again when you next visit. Kind regards Babbacombe Theatre

Reviewed 10 August 2018

My wife and I went to see the West End at the Musicals show on Thursday 9th August, and as always a brilliant production here. There is not one weak link at all, and every cast member contributes with fantastic solo voices, duets etc, and...More

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

Dear Topifa We were thrilled to read your 5 star review for West End at the Movies, so many facts as well as lovely compliments- thank you so much. Your support is very much welcomed by all of us involved with the venue and we...More

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Spectacular show 💖👍💖 a real must see for any musical or movie fan. A great range of over 30 numbers sung by a cast of exceptional singers who all held their own. Partucularly loved the "show off" number by Lily Laight and the " wizard...More

Thank Wibble1971
BabbacombeTheatre, General Manager at Babbacombe Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Wibble1971 Thank you so much for your generous comments, personal recommendation and 5 star review for the show, West End at the Movies. We loved sharing your comments with the shows cast. Everyone is most grateful to you for your support. Kind regards Babbacombe...More

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John P
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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
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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
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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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