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

Hey Diddle Diddle

Ever wondered how a cow jumped over the moon? Or why the dish ran away with the spoon?

A hilarious adventure filled with music and puppetry, for ages 3+.

Soul Kinda Wonderful

Get ready to enjoy a wonderful night of Soul Music, with Soul Kinda Wonderful.  Enjoy 3 separate shows in their Motown set with the greatest hits from The Four Tops, The Temptations and a special 70’s disco set.

Jane Austen’s Persuasion: A Musical Drama

Featuring music from Jane Austen’s manuscripts and the era, fully staged with chamber orchestra, beautiful Regency costumes, projected scenery, and world-champion Irish dancers!

Lucy Worsley: Queen Victoria Daughter, Wife, Mother and Widow

Queen Victoria: a little old lady, spherical in shape, dressed in black, perpetually grumpy.  Right?  Historian Lucy Worsley wants to make you think again.


This is Agatha Christie at her best; a plot so clever and full of twists and turns exercising Poirot’s little grey cells to their limit.  Summer run ends on 25 JULY.

An Audience with Lesley Garrett

Join Britain’s most popular soprano for a delightful evening of song, reminiscences and chat.  Lesley’s behind-the-scenes stories and anecdotes will give audiences a unique insight into her life on the stage.

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Christmas. Time.

Try something different for your Christmas party this year. Talk to us about the party packages available.

The Palace Theatre Paignton