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Princess Theatre

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Reliving youth

The cast were brilliant and bursting with energy , a timeless story of boy meets girl and everyone... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
red l
over pricing

My Wife and myself attended the matinee performance of Sleeping Beauty on Saturday last and... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2018
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  • Average10%
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The Princess Theatre first opened it’s doors on Wednesday 7 June 1961. Top of the bill on the opening night were the late, great Tommy Cooper and the legendary Morecombe and Wise.The theatre was built by Torbay Council as the main feature of the...more
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Torbay Road, Torquay TQ2 5EZ, England
+44 844 871 3023
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The cast were brilliant and bursting with energy , a timeless story of boy meets girl and everyone singing along ,a nice walk down memory lane. The Princess badly needs an upgrade ,the seating is cramped , we were in row E , far left,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank red l
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Dirty dancing .... was the show excellent would highly recommend this theatre.. always find memorabilia is a little pricey but other than that great day out for everyone 5⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is an ATG theatre on the Torquay seafront. My wife and I often try and take in a show here whilst we are staying in the town and most recently we came to see the Dirty Dancing Tour. Having seen the show ten years...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank skybluedave83
Reviewed 3 January 2019

Took 5 groups to the PANTO at the Princess and we all had a brilliant time The PANTO was funny and well presented Great costumes and scenery The staff led by manage Graiinne were friendly, helpful yet very professional A theatre full of character with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

Melinda Messenger was the perfect choice of good fairy but out matched by the excellent Carabosse. All of the cast were very good extremely entertaining I was worried the kids might get bored but one 8 year old and one 10 year old were engrossed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 31 December 2018

Lovely theatre Seats - Not that comfortable Would I go back - Yep Was I impressed with the panto troupe - NO Amateur Poor script Only watchable after the interval What I would say, If you ignored the terrible dame, the ineffective King, and endured...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank PaulFrench67
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

This theatre just amazes me. It's lovely, clean, staff are so friendly. Sleeping Beauty was brilliant, so entertaining for the whole family. My two sons (3 & 5years) loved it.

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Emma R
Reviewed 17 December 2018

Saw Sleeping beauty Sunday matinee. I admit I haven't been to a pantomime for a long time.It was as if every parent told their child to scream and shout as loud as possible continually.Then there was the sound level it was far too high..hence I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Dorlock
Reviewed 17 December 2018

My Wife and myself attended the matinee performance of Sleeping Beauty on Saturday last and thoroughly enjoyed the show. However when we were asked to pay £2.50 for a small bottle of water to say we were shocked is an understatment.Bearing in mind the theatre...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank vartegrd
Reviewed 11 December 2018

You are much closer to the stage where ever you are seated than you would be in a larger West End theatre. Seats are comfy. Need to encourage more stars to bring their shows to the west country.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Bryan F
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genenne t
30 August 2018|
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Response from mooney71 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
27 June 2018|
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Response from Coolberryhawk | Reviewed this property |
These are side seats but V row is better as you will have extra leg room, these seats also are better to get out for the toilets
24 June 2018|
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Response from mpeaton99 | Reviewed this property |
Smart casual would be best