Tuesdays & Wednesdays 12th February - 23rd October 8.15pm incl. Matinee: Wednesday 21st August 2.30pm
2019 marks a special anniversary, here at the Babbacombe Theatre. The venue, originally a concert hall, opened its doors 80 years ago, in May 1939!
A special anniversary should be celebrated, and in epic proportion!
The all new family, variety production, ‘Starburst’, promises to do just that for audiences throughout the year
POP DIVAS Live!
Friday 12th April 6pm
A FABULOUS FIRST POP EXPERIENCE FOR PRIMARY AGE CHILDREN
Get ready for the best songs from all your favourite female stars in one fabulous fun-packed show. Little Mix will cast some Black Magic and Taylor Swift will Shake It Off as four enormously talented girls bring you up close and personal with the greatest female pop performers of today.
Meghan Trainor, Ariana Grande, Beyoncé and Rihanna will all be dropping in to the biggest Pop Party ever so make sure you’re there!
With dazzling choreography, state of the art videos and superb vocals Pop Divas Live! is the perfect pop concert experience for the little divas in your life.
HENNING WEHN-Get On With It
Saturday 13th April 7.30pm
PLEASE NOTE! SOLD OUT
You couldn’t make it up; surely the German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehn hasn’t bosched out yet another new show? And what’s he still doing here anyway? Well, his lack of transferable skills is what keeps him here and his belief that practise makes perfect is what keeps him going. This show is a much needed call to arms. Listen, everyone: stop pondering and hand-wringing. Instead get on your bike and put your face to the grindstone!
AGE RECOMMENDED 16+
STEWART FRANCIS - Into The Punset
Thursday 18th April 8pm
Canadian one-line merchant Stewart Francis has announced his farewell comedy tour.
The comic, who won Dave’s Funniest Joke Of The Fringe in 2012 and has made a dozen appearances on Mock The Week, will go on the road with Into The Punset this autumn.
AGE RESTRICTION 16+
I ♥ Music
THURSDAYS 2nd May - 3rd October incl. 8.15pm. Matinee: Thursday 12th September 2.30pm
Music is the universal language, and what feelings sound like! It inspires us and as quoted by Victor Hugo, “expresses that which cannot be said”. Albeit this all new show, I ♥Music - has a lot to say!
You can expect to enjoy a fun-filled show which will take you on an inspirational musical journey, encapsulating all genres on the musical spectrum. Enjoy pop classics from Queen, Take That, Little Mix, George Michael, Paloma Faith and John Legend amazing operatic arias interspersed with some of the most favoured and popular songs from movie sound tracks which include, Skyfall, A Star is Born, Mamma Mia and the Greatest Showman and from the musicals, Les Misérable, Billy Elliot and Dear Evan Hanson. Prepare to be starstruck as all these and more will be performed by a cast of ten extremely talented vocalists.
Gary Delaney: Gagster's Paradise
Saturday 8th June 7.30pm
Due to exceptional demand and an array of sold out dates all over the UK, Britain's leading one-liner comic extends his brand new 2018 tour with even more dates for 2019, returning to the road with another onslaught of lean, expertly crafted gaggery. A Mock The Week regular and recent star of the new Live At The Apollo series, Gary's shows are renowned in the business for a near unrivalled volume of high-class gags. You should expect no different from this highly acclaimed show. Please note Coolio will not be appearing.
Gimme ABBA 20th Anniversary Tour
Friday 21st June 7.30pm
This complete and superb ABBA show comes with a repertoire that draws from the greatest hits of Sweden's most famous export. Totalling over two-hours, this performance is jam-packed with all the popular Abba songs and includes fascinating theatrical elements, many costume changes, choreographed dance routines and four-part vocal harmonies that come together to re-create that original ABBA party feel.
On Tour with ELVIS
Friday 5th July 7.30pm
Michael King is widely recognized as the best in the business at being Elvis. Backed by his superb backing band and singers, this show is what many in the Elvis world describe as one of the most authentic and dynamic Elvis Presley tribute shows ever.
Back by public demand