2022 – the Palace’s Year in View

2022 – the Palace’s Year in View

2022 was an amazing year for the Palace Theatre and we simply couldn’t do it without you! Our wonderful Panto was practically a sell-out and this was absolutely the icing on the cake of a year that has had much to celebrate… 191 shows and performances 616...
A theatre and so much more

A theatre and so much more

As Christmas approaches we have already welcomed two Christmas concerts, the Torbay Council Civic Carol Concert, the TOADS Stage musical Company Carol Concert, a ‘Dragon’s Den’, loads of Panto rehearsals, exercise classes, private meetings and...
Black Friday Offers

Black Friday Offers

YES! We have some Black Friday offers for you on shows coming up at the Palace. All offers will be live from 06:00 on Friday 25 November… discounts, special prices and family deals. All offers end at midnight on Sunday. Here are the shows with offers –...
Let there be light!

Let there be light!

There’s nothing to beat the moment when the curtains open and the stage lights come up at the start of a show. Our old stage lights are not quite as elderly as the theatre itself but they are definitely ‘vintage’ with some having been...
Co-op Community Fund Supporting the Palace

Co-op Community Fund Supporting the Palace

For the last year our friends at the Co-op have invited customers to choose a local cause to support. This week Maureen McAllister collected a giant cheque for the amazing sum of £4,202 from the Co-op. The Theatre is managed by Jazz Hands, a Community Interest...
HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH II

HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH II

Throughout the year we bathe the Palace Theatre in light; she is indeed a pretty picture glowing over Palace Avenue Gardens. Pink for Valentines, purple for the Jubilee, red and green for Christmas and so on. On Thursday 8 September 2022 there was no colour that could...
Alan Carr on the trail of Agatha Christie

Alan Carr on the trail of Agatha Christie

You all know how much we love a bit of Agatha Christie here  so imagine our delight when Alan performed a cameo as Inspector Craddock at the Palace Theatre earlier this year. See what he got up to with us as he enjoyed his grand adventure in Devon. The next episode is...
Theatre coffers filled by an unexpected guest

Theatre coffers filled by an unexpected guest

The end-of-night bucket collections at the Palace Theatre have had a four-figure boost thanks to the support of Bijou Theatre Productions. A total of £1,372 has been raised during Bijou’s excellent 2022 Agatha Christie Production ‘The Unexpected...
Walk a mile in my shoes

Walk a mile in my shoes

Theatre Director, Maureen McAllister might invite you to walk a mile or two with her but it is nothing to do with the endless energy required to run this busy community theatre rather her new-found passion for clocking up the miles on foot. Lock-down brought about all...
Best Theatre in Devon

Best Theatre in Devon

Sarah Hemingway and Maureen McAllister from the Palace Theatre collected this lovely award from Lisa Buckland of Muddy Stilettos Devon at an event overlooking the Exeter skyline this week. The Muddy Stilettos Awards 2022 involved consumers voting for the most...

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