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

Caddick and Parkes

The Unexpected Guest

A woman admits to murder and the unexpected guest offers to help her concoct a story.  The house seems full of possible suspects. Agatha Christie at her best.

The Glenn Miller & Big Band Spectacular Palace Theatre Paignton

Buddy Holly and the Cricketers

Whatever the season, whatever the excuse to party, make your Heartbeat a little faster with the show that has thousands of fans the world over saying “I can’t believe it’s not Buddy!”

The Ghost Train Bijou Theatre Productions Palace Theatre Paignton

Glenn Miller and the big band spectacular

Top notch musicians and fabulous renditions from our Star vocalists: ​the hardest swinging band in the UK but don’t take our word for it, come and see for yourselves!

Irish Dancers Rhythm of the dance

Rhythm of the dance

World Champion dancers, traditional musicians and singers, this show takes you on an exciting journey through the ages and is full of pure energy and packed with dance and music.

ABBA Forever Palace Theatre Paignton

Murder Mystery Afternoon Tea

Enjoy a fabulous Sunday Afternoon Tea Experience in Stage Left our newest event suite … with twist! Join Moonstone Theatre company to help them solve the mystery as you enjoy your afternoon tea.

A Bit of a Carry On!

Matilda Jr

Come and join Doorstep Arts in rooting for the revolting children who are out to teach the grown-ups a lesson.

Lipstick on your Collar music of the 50s and 60s. Palace Theatre Paignton

Lipstick on your Collar

Get your dancing shoes at the ready, grab yourself a milkshake and relax – you are in for an evening of back to back hits from the 1950s and 60s!

Anne George - Workshops

The Beach Boys Tribute Show

Exhilarating as ever, filling the auditorium with glorious, rich vocal harmony, the five all singing, all playing boys that are Beach Boyz Tribute Band recreate America’s biggest and longest selling pop rock band The Beach Boys®.

Jack and the Beanstalk Pantomime Palace Theatre Paignton


If you’re an Ari fan you will not want to miss this! A-RHIANNA accompanied with professional dancers, custom costumes and sensational vocals. The ultimate tribute to Ariana Grande and her world famous sweetener tour.

Latest news



Every penny and pound counts – we have just sent off a second donation to Save The Children Ukraine Crisis Appeal bringing your total donations to £1,272.81 THANK YOU

Get bidding for charity!

Get bidding for charity!

Bids are now being accepted for a major sports and celebrity auction being held in Paignton this weekend.

The Palace Theatre Paignton