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Princess Theatre

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Closer to the action

You are much closer to the stage where ever you are seated than you would be in a larger West End... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bryan F
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Tiverton, United Kingdom
Excellent facility and super-friendly staff

My wife and I attended a concert at the Princess Theater at the end of November. The wind and rain... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
CastawayKnight
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New Fairfield, Connecticut
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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About
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
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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
Thank Bryan F
Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I attended a concert at the Princess Theater at the end of November. The wind and rain outside was anything but seaside weather, however, the interior was warm and inviting and the staff were absolutely excellent. The theatre itself is accessible …...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CastawayKnight
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was like stepping back into my childhood. Lovely well kept quaint old theatre. We went to see the Overtones and were not disappointed. Only moan no cloakrooms. Seats are quite tightly packed in so no room to put your coat without feeling jammed in.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Smartnail
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Made a last minute enquiry at the box office when in Torquay & got excellent tickets for The Sixties Experience show that evening. Show was brilliant & theatre a nice venue

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank helenyazor
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Went last night to see Gary Mullin and The Works... fantastic show...theatre could do with updating..it's chairs need replacing... Foyer is ok but everything else needs improvement

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

We had a break to Torquay for are week end away .We decided to book a show BEYOND THE BARRICADE SEATS U 22 U 23 we had stall seats ,and asked were they the best you had .the young girl replied yes .So we arrived...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hugoss2011
Reviewed 25 October 2018

With his support act stuck somewhere in traffic, Richard Thompson treated an eager audience to an extra hour of acoustic songs. Signature tunes such as ‘1952 Vincent Black Lightning’ and ‘Beeswing’ slotted in comfortably alongside as yet unreleased material. ‘Some people say my music is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

This was one of the best shows I have ever seen. One night only in Torquay. The music was amazing and the two guys playing Paul and Art were so good, even looked like them. I would recommend anyone going to see this, it’s a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank debbie_powlesland
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent show at the lovely intimate theatre in Torquay. The seats looked as though they need some TLC but were surprisingly really comfy. This is the third show I’ve seen and won’t be the last. Great place to see a show especially if you are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Distin
princesstrq2016, Communications Officer at Princess Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Distin WOW! Thank you for sharing with us your 5* review on our Trip Advisor page, it is great to hear you enjoyed the performance of Rip It Up and that you are a regular visitor to our venue. Thank you so much for...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

This is the third time in the company of T-Rextasy and the man is truly amazing and puts so much energy in this fantastic tribute to Marc Bolan. The one gripe is the theatre is looking a bit tired and could do with renovating its...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cornishij
princesstrq2016, Communications Officer at Princess Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Cornishij Thank you for sharing your feedback with us on our Trip Advisor page and for your lovely 5* review. We are so pleased you enjoyed the T-Rextasy show as he is a regular performer here at our venue. Thank you so much for...More

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genenne t
30 August 2018|
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Response from mooney71 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
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saz_daisy
28 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
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dsupreme39
24 June 2018|
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Response from mpeaton99 | Reviewed this property |
Smart casual would be best
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