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

Sing a Song O'Scrooge

A festive show setting Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol to music from many of the well-known and loved Gilbert and Sullivan Operas.  Full of humour and light-heartedness. 

Dance to the music

Dance To The Music is a sumptuously beautiful, glamorous dance show created, directed and choreographed by ex Strictly Come Dancing professional Kristina Rihanoff. Hosted by heartthrob Jake Quickenden who first found fame with on the X Factor, I’m A Celebrity and Dancing On Ice.

Sleeping Beauty

Panto is back at the Palace this Christmas! Book your tickets quick – they’re going fast.

Ivan Brackenbury supports Tom Binns: The 'Psychic' Comedium

Widely regarded as THREE of the best headliners working in British Comedy, Tom’s ventriloquist act, alter egos Hospital radio DJ Ivan Brackenbury and psychic Ian D Montfort. Hilarious and not to be missed.

Christmas. Time.

Charlie and Toby are feeling low, and why wouldn’t they? It’s Christmas Day and they’re serving time at Her Majesty’s pleasure. See as they build a wonderfully Merry Christmas around them with songs, snowmen and lots of laughs in this truly festive show that puts the ‘cell’ firmly back in ‘celebration’!

Christmas Wreath Workshops

Create a beautiful Christmas wreath to hang on your door or above your fireplace. 

We will have a vast array of natural materials on hand for you to use and lots of ideas to help you make your own fantastic wreath

Latest news

The final curtain for single-use plastic

The final curtain for single-use plastic

With our glass-free auditorium, we traditionally relied on single-use plastic cups so that audiences could enjoy a drink during the show but now the final curtain has closed on this plastic waste.  The Friends of the Palace Theatre have kindly purchased a set of...

Christmas Wreath Workshops on sale

Christmas Wreath Workshops on sale

Create a beautiful Christmas wreath to hang on your door or above your fireplace. Traditional and Burlap wreaths available.

Christmas festivities at the Palace

Christmas festivities at the Palace

Our festive season is packed with FIVE different, amazing Christmas shows and pantomimes. The Palace Theatre’s festive calendar starts on Saturday 30 November and the fun doesn’t stop until Sunday 12 January.

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