Friendly and fun community theatre in the heart of Torbay: drama, live music, comedy and so much more. You can find our Covid-safety information here. Our box office is open Monday-Friday 1100-1500. We’re in Paignton town centre just minutes from Torquay, Brixham, Totnes and Newton Abbot. We look forward to welcoming you to the Palace Theatre.

Upcoming shows

The Elvis Years - the Story of the King

The Elvis Years - The story of the King

The Elvis Years is an outstanding musical production telling the incredible and compelling story of the ‘king of rock and roll’ – Elvis Presley.

BBC Radio 2 Jeremy Vine Palace Theatre Paignton

Jeremy Vine - What the hell is going on?

Get ready to laugh and cry as BBC Radio 2’s Jeremy Vine tries to make sense of a world that increasingly makes no sense at all.

Rat Pack theatre show Palace Theatre Paignton Devon

Las Vegas Live with the Rat Pack and Marilyn

The music of Sinatra, Martin and Davis, in a fabulous show which brings the style and excitement of the Las Vegas heyday to vivid life.

The Ghost Train Bijou Theatre Productions Palace Theatre Paignton

The Ghost Train

Arnold Ridley’s classic drama, first produced in 1925 and filmed no less than 3 times. A very silly young man accidentally strands six passengers at a small Cornish wayside station.

Complete Madness Palace Theatre Paignton

Jenny Eclair: Sixty! (FFS!)

Having hit 60 (but still a year younger than Madonna), Jenny Eclair AKA ‘The Face of Vagisan’ confronts a new decade of decrepitude.

The Doris Day Songbook Palace Theatre Paignton

Day at Night –The Doris Day Songbook

Celebrating the life of Doris Day, with hits from her songbook – songs, stories, anecdotes and facts about the life of this special lady.

Jack and the Beanstalk Pantomime Palace Theatre Paignton

Jack and the Beanstalk

Help guide Jack up the beanstalk to rescue the Princess from the scary giant with the help or hindrance of the usual panto characters both good and bad.

Dom Joly Palace Theatre Paignton

Dom Joly’s Holiday Snaps

Dom Joly, creator of Trigger Happy TV, writer and broadcaster is undertaking his first UK tour since 2011, giving fans a rare opportunity to see him live.

Genesis Connected Palace Theatre Paignton

Genesis Connected

After their sell out show in 2019, the fabulous Genesis Connected are back on our stage!  A little later than planned, but worth waiting for.

Latest news

Bingo’s Back in 2022

Bingo’s Back in 2022

Due to popular demand we're delighted to announce that Bingo will be returning in 2022, starting on Thursday 6th January. Our fabulous Stage Left function space, adjacent to the theatre, will be the new regular venue for our afternoon bingo sessions from 2pm to...

New winter programme out now…

New winter programme out now…

Get browsing and plan your winter of entertainment; we’ve a programme packed with some amazing shows here at the Palace. It’s a particularly warm welcome back to Paignton Pantomime Productions with their performance of Jack and the Beanstalk.

Stage Left Sounds

Stage Left Sounds

Our new Stage Left party nights with live performances of hits from across the decades to sing and dance along with. Singer, Barry Palmer, has a wide history in rock and pop, most notably with the German prog-rock band Triumvirat and in the 80s as lead vocals with...

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