Take your seat and enjoy the show! The Palace Theatre is open all year with an exciting and varied programme of live music, drama, comedy, variety and celebrity appearances. We’re in Paignton town centre just minutes from Torquay, Brixham, Totnes and Newton Abbot.

Upcoming shows

Sound of the Sixties with The Zoots

Experience THE Sixties show that’s wowing audiences around the world, selling out and headlining venues from the Palladium to Old Trafford – with the spectacular sounds of The Zoots!


Join award-winning musical comedy performer Hannah Brackenbury as she presents a joyful and poignant musical tribute to the late, great comedy genius Victoria Wood.

The Wall of Floyd Palace Theatre Paignton

The Wall of Floyd

Returning to the Palace in 2020 … The Wall of Floyd, an established leading tribute to Pink Floyd from the South Coast of England.

Chicago TOPS Palace Theatre Paignton


Chicago boasts a dazzling score which features many familiar favourites, such as All That Jazz, Razzle Dazzle, Mr Cellophane and the sensational Cell Block Tango.

Diamonds are Forever Palace Theatre Paignton

Diamonds are forever

DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER is a fabulous celebration of the music of Dame Shirley Bassey and Neil Diamond.

Lucy Worsley - A very British murder

An illustrated tour through the dark story of our fascination with murder, with renowned historian Lucy Worsley.

From a Regency serial killer to Agatha Christie, this is the story of how crime was turned into art.

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Harriet Loveridge – Centre Stage

Harriet Loveridge – Centre Stage

Born to Perform: Harriet Loveridge, a talented young performer and local dance teacher has been performing on the Palace Theatre stage from the age of 3.

130 Years at the Heart of Paignton Life

130 Years at the Heart of Paignton Life

Fixing up, clearing out and sorting is the order of the day for lockdown at the Palace. Join our amble through the theatre archives, as we reveal the stories, stars and sensations from its 130 year life.

Poetry in motion

Poetry in motion

The Palace Theatre in Paignton is delighted to have received funding from National Lottery Players and Arts Council England’s Emergency Response Fund to support the theatre since the forced closure due to Covid-19.

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