Theatre Breaks in Torquay
With three theatre venues, Torquay is an ideal destination for turning a short break into a theatre break. All the theatre venues operate throughout the year and each of them offers something unique.
Located on Torquay seafront, The Princess Theatre is the biggest and in fact has the largest audience capacity of anywhere in the South West Of England. It is managed by The Ambassador Theatre Group which is one of the country's biggest and consequently is able to attract an astounding vairety of shows. Primarily, it has touring productions of West End Hits, one night gigs by the UK's top stand up comedians, operatic and ballet productions as well as performances from singers and musicians as well as tribute acts to a whole host more. The Bedford House Apartments are superbly located for the Princess Theatre and are just a ten to fifteen minute walk away.. For guests who book with us at any of our apartments, we are able to get booking fee free tickets (saving on average at least £4 per ticket). A number of local restaurants offer pre show dining options including Pier Point which is located directly outside the theatre and the theatre itself has its own cafe, The Breezes cafe.
2018 highlights at the Princess Theatre include:
- Material Girl - The Music of Madonna 2nd June.
- Jane McDonald 24th June.
- Wannabe - The Spice Girls show 30th June.
- Jim Davidson 5th August
- The League of Gentlemen (Live Again) 11th August
- Leo Sayer 12th August
- Joe Pasquale 17th August
- The Play that Goes Wrong 20th to 25th August
- Crossing over with John Edward 5th September
- The Case of The Frightened Lady 10th September to 15th September
- The Goon Show 4th October
- Dracula - The Bloody Truth 14th October
- Van Morrison 16th October and 17th October
- Royal Marines Christmas Concert 2nd December.
The BabbacombeTheatre is located high up on Babbacombe Downs overlooking the sea in Babbacombe Bay. It is a privately owned theatre and is very quirky. It hosts a traditional variety show for most of the year as well as a number of one night performanaces from comedians, musicans etc. The Muntham Apartments and Towhouse are a fifteen minute walk away (less than five minutes by car or taxi).
2018 Highlights at The babbacombe Theatre Include:
- Tim Vine 22nd and 23rd February
- G4 Live In Concert 3rd March
- Milton Jones 16th March
- Robert Temple (Hypnotist) 30th April
- Ed Byrne 5th May
- Rich Hall 26th May
- The Opera Boys 21st September
- Walk Like a Man (Frankie Valli) 30th November
The Little Theatre is in the Meadfoot area of Torquay and is just a ten minute walk from our Hesketh Crescent Apartment. Home to the TOADS theatre group this busy little theatre has a full programme of amateur productions plus a number of touring productions that demand a more intimate venue.
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The Muntham Apartments are located in the leafy Wellswood area of Torquay and are ideally placed to access all that Torquay and The English Riviera has to offer. With accommodation ranging from the spacious luxury three bedroom townhouse, wonderful one bedroom accommodation and studios the Muntham Apartments have something for everyone.
Back for its third year in 2019 on 1st and 2nd June
The Hesketh Crescent Apartment is a Five Star romantic hideaway for two located in a stunning Regency crescent which is perched on a cliff overlooking the sea in the Meadfoot area of Torquay. Although the apartment itself does not have sea views, you are just seconds away from breathtaking coastal scenery.
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The Bedford House Apartments are a collection of one, two and three bedroom apartments located close to Torquay harbour and town centre. Click the link below to check availability/prices and to book. You will always get the best rates by booking direct.
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The Kinbrae Apartment is a beautiful two bedroom apartment close to the centre of the Wellswood area of Torquay. It is ideally placed to explore all that The English Riviera has to offer. Please click the link below. Don't forget that booking direct gets the very best rates.
Back again for the summer and into the autumn, The English Riviera Wheel is a firm favourite with residents and visitors alike. At over 60 meters high, it offers amazing 360 degree views of the bay. The journey lasts about 12 minutes in total. The wheel can be found close to the Princess Theatre on Torquay seafront. Ticket prices - Adults £6, concessions £5, children £4. Family ticket £18.) Open 10am to 8pm and until 10pm on bank holidays and in school holidays.