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

Night Must Fall

It’s frightening to think what a face can hide … This psychological thriller has all the tension, atmosphere and suspicion of the best British mysteries.

The Freddie and Queen Experience

After a sell out show during Paignton Regatta in the summer of 2019, the Freddie and Queen Experience is back to wow the English Riviera crowds once more!

Jon Culshaw - The Great British Take Off

Comedian, impressionist and star of BBC Radio 4’s Dead Ringer’s Jon Culshaw takes to the road for a new run of their acclaimed show, following sell out runs at the Edinburgh Festival and across the UK.

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.

Dracula: The Bloody Truth

The award-winning kings of comedy Le Navet Bete bring their 5-star, smash-hit show Dracula: The Bloody Truth to the Palace Theatre.

‘Side-splittingly funny… by far the best new comedy I’ve seen this year’ ★★★★★ Broadway World

The Total Who Show

Get ready for two hours of hits and classics by The Who, including Won’t Get Fooled Again, My Generation, Pinball Wizard, Who Are You, Substitute, Can’t Explain, The Seeker and I Can See For Miles.

Latest news

The final curtain for single-use plastic

The final curtain for single-use plastic

The final curtain has closed on single-use plastic cups with the introduction of high-quality, long-life re-useable plastic tumblers, reducing this waste to zero. 

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.

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