Autumn Theatre Breaks on The English Riviera

Theatre breaks on The English Riviera.

The English Riviera has a fantastic variety of theatre venues and a very diverse range of shows. Over the autumn why not book aTheatre Break to make your stay by the sea even more enjoyable?

Below are the key theatre venues and details of accommodation which is closest to them. We have also highlighted just some of the shows coming our way over the next few months.

The Princess Theatre - a short distance from The Ellington Court Apartment

The Princess Theatre

The Princess Theatre is located on Torquay seafront and is therefore accessible from all of our accommodation. The properties that are the closest include the Ockendon House Apartments, the Ellington Court Apartment, and Sovereign House Apartment.

There is plenty of on road parking immediately outside the theatre as well as nearby car parks. The theatre is also right on key bus routes and very well placed for taxis.

Forthcoming highlights include:

The Rock orchestra by Candleight on Sunday 15th October

La Bamba! 17th to 21st October

Most Haunted The Stage Show on 8th November

Fairytale of New York on 1st December

An Audience with Lucy Worsley on Agatha Christie on 13th March

Blood Brothers 19th to 23rd March




Babbacombe Theatre Torquay

The Babbacombe Theatre

Perched up on the cliffs on Babbacombe Downs, the Babbacombe Theatre has a rich heritage as a venue for British variety acts. Legends like Bruce Forsythe and Jimmy Tarbuck cut their teeth here and today there is a super range of shows which are sure to appeal to just about everyone.

The accommodation closest to this theatre include The Muntham Apartments and the Falstone Apartment in St Marychurch.

Forthcoming highlights include:

The Greatest Magician on 7th October

Simon Brodkin Screwed Up on 14th October

Jen Brister The Optimist 11th November

Ed Byrne Tragedy Plus Time on 24th November 




The Little Theatre

The Little Theatre

The Little Theatre is housed within a former church in the Meadfoot area of Torquay. It is home to the TOADS theatre group who produce a full prgramme of shows throughout the year. These are supplemented by small touring productions which work best in an intimate venue.

The accommodation closest to the theatre includes The Tramontane Apartment, The Stables Apartments and St Anne's Manor.

Forthcoming highlights include:

Ken Ludwig's Baskerville TOADS production on 9th to 14th October

The Haunting on 18th October

Who killed Santa Claus?  TOADS production on 13th to 18th November

Cranford at Christmas TOADS production on 11th to 16th December




Palace Theatre Paignton

The Palace Theatre at Paignton

This very historic theatre is located in the heart of Paignton old town and has an incredibly vibrant programmme throughout the year. It is just a fifteen to twenty minute drive from most of our accommodation. There is plenty of on street parking near the Palace Theatre on Palace Avenue as well as a number of car parks nearby.

Forthcoming highlights include:

Doctor and the Medics on 3rd November

Death in the Final Act on 10th November

The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe on 22nd to 25th November

Jack and The Beanstalk 7th January

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