THANK YOU FOR YOUR DONATIONS FOR UKRAINE

THANK YOU FOR YOUR DONATIONS FOR UKRAINE

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! As a community Interest Company normally our end of night donations help to maintain this...
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. Bid for Bolt’s baton, raise your hand to buy  Raheem Sterling’s signed boot or wave your card to go home with a signed England cricket bat. Striking...
Raheem Sterling’s signed boot could be yours!

Raheem Sterling’s signed boot could be yours!

Sports and music fans are in for a treat, when some fantastic items go under the hammer at a special charity auction at Palace Theatre’s Stage Left Events Suite on Sunday 24 April 2022. From a relay baton signed by Usain Bolt to a signed photo of Jurgen Klopp...
New spring and summer programme out now

New spring and summer programme out now

We have posted copies out to our subscribers but please pop in and collect yours from our box office or from our ticket agents at Brixham Library, Chelston Post Office, Pincombes Torquay and the Visitor Info Centre on Torquay harbourside. Or read it here.
Best selling author Sarah Pearse

Best selling author Sarah Pearse

The festival, the first of its kind, will take place from 10 to 13 March 2022 and will include a host of well-known authors with a strong connection to the local area. Click here for full details, Our friends at Muddy Stilettos have interviewed her so read on to find...
See it safely

See it safely

Updated Friday 10 December 2021 The Government’s COVID regulations have changed. Please find below the current Public Health advice that we are following: We request that all audience members over the age of 11 take a COVID-19 lateral flow test within 48 hours...
Palace Avenue full of festive sparkle!

Palace Avenue full of festive sparkle!

We have a delightful Christmas tree outside the theatre this year thanks to Councillor Steve Darling, Chair of Paignton Chamber Sally Cope and Paignton resident Jane Peachy. Jane’s lovely tree needed to be removed for renovations and, as it was a fine Nordmann...
Photographer Simon Day at the Palace

Photographer Simon Day at the Palace

It was a great pleasure to work with photographer Simon Day who came to the theatre on a busy evening to capture the staff at work, welcoming the night’s audience. The Palace is so much more than just a building and we think that Simon has captured the...
New winter programme out now…

New winter programme out now…

Get browsing and plan your winter of entertainment; we’ve a programme packed with some amazing shows here at the Palace. It’s a particularly warm welcome back to Paignton Pantomime Productions with their performance of Jack and the Beanstalk – the...
Full House!

Full House!

It’s been a long wait but at last we have had covid restrictions removed and are celebrating a very successful FULL HOUSE with the wonderful Jive Talkin’in an amazing night of Bee Gees hits. The band were amazing, the audiences just lovely and the Palace...
Buckets full of love

Buckets full of love

It’s only a few weeks since re-opening and we have just topped the £1,000 mark in our end-of-night bucket collections. That means we’re well on the way to raising the £2,400 we need to upgrade the theatre’s lighting desk. This much-loved theatre is...
Live Music Returns to the Palace

Live Music Returns to the Palace

The ZOOTS are our first post-lockdown live music gig we are delighted that we will be their first ‘Sounds of the Sixties’ show in over 12 months. Like all live music and theatre performers they have missed being on the stage. Hear how the band have kept...
Reopening May 2021

Reopening May 2021

Even in the war years this lovely theatre was able to remain open so we’re sure you can imagine how hard it has been for us through this enforced lockdown. The good news is that we’re back! We have a packed calendar of plays, live music, dance, comedy and...
Clive Simmons WINNER ‘Unsung Hero’

Clive Simmons WINNER ‘Unsung Hero’

Excellent news! Our wonderful Technical Manager, Clive Simmons, was announced this week as a WINNER in the UNSUNG HERO Devon Tourism Awards. Clive has worked at the Palace Theatre, largely on a part-time basis, for 40 years. His life at the theatre began with...
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. The Palace Theatre was opened in 1890 as the Paignton Public...
CORONA VIRUS UPDATE

CORONA VIRUS UPDATE

Following Government guidelines and to protect our customers, performers and team, we are closing The Palace Theatre at this time. We are immediately rescheduling all performances for March and April and will keep you updated on our plans for the coming weeks as we...
Dance fever spreading across the land

Dance fever spreading across the land

The stars of Strictly have inspired a dose of dance fever that is spreading through theatres across the land. Of course there are the large arena shows in Strictly Come Dancing Live but it’s fantastic that strictly-fever has created a number of ballroom-inspired...
Towns need places like the Palace

Towns need places like the Palace

Herald Express Chief Reporter, Guy Henderson,  is well known to the team here at the Palace and we were all delighted with his latest column, reminiscing about happy times at the theatre.  Guy’s most recent visit was to see a Bijou Theatre Productions Thriller:...
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 festivities at the Palace

Christmas festivities at the Palace

Well of course there’s a Panto at the Palace this Christmas but in fact our festive season is packed with FIVE different, amazing Christmas shows and pantomimes. The main event is of course the legendary Paignton Pantomime Productions’ 2019 classic,...

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