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,...
Not quite Jazz

Not quite Jazz

There is so much amazing music out there and we are determined to showcase some of the very best here at the Palace. We are delighted to now have a new musical thread on offer thanks to David Walden (pictured) of Fougou Music. Fougou promotes live music – jazz, folk,...
PPP’s Award Winning Panto at the Palace

PPP’s Award Winning Panto at the Palace

Mother Goose at the Palace last winter has won the amazing Paignton Pantomime Productions a second consecutive ‘best in the west’ award.  Here are Allan, Elaine and Iain collecting their award at a recent ceremony.  We have added the full review below....
New summer programme out now

New summer programme out now

Over 40 different shows and more than 100 nights of entertainment are listed in our new summer programme! Please do call in and pick up your copy. Or browse through online. It’s always an exciting time here at the theatre as we confirm dates with some fantastic...

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