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
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.
Click HERE for promo video
Friday 24th April 7.30pm
THEY ARE BACK!
FORBIDDEN NIGHTS is a full production male variety show combining superlative circus and acrobatic skills with finely honed physiques. This unrivalled night of glamour, talent and torsos showcases sizzling new acts, stunt-orientated routines and explosive provocative choreography.
Fantasies don’t come any better than FORBIDDEN NIGHT’s Sexy Circus.
BRAND NEW SHOW for 2020
MONEY FOR NOTHING – Dire Straits Tribute '20th Anniversary Tour'
Friday 8th May 7.30pm
‘Money for Nothing’ was formed in 2000 as a tribute to one of the world's premier rock bands - Dire Straits. The abundant energy and the excellence and musicality of their performance makes Money for Nothing a 'must see' for any rock enthusiast or Dire Straits fan.
“Make no mistake…they are good…..VERY GOOD!” – The Observer - CLICK HERE to see the promotional video
Explosive Light Orchestra
Saturday 23rd May 2020
THE ULTIMATE TRIBUTE to JEFF LYNNE & ELO
Enjoy an evening celebrating the distinctive music of Jeff Lynne and the Electric Light Orchestra with, what is reputed to be the best ELO Tribute Band currently touring the UK and Europe.
Watch the promotional video - CLICK HERE
SPIRIT OF THE BLITZ
Saturday 30th May 2.30pm
To mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, we dust off the 1940s songbook for a tribute to the legendary stars of that era. Spirit of the Blitz recaptures the tenacious optimism of war-torn Britain on the long road towards peace.
For those who remember the 40s, the show is a trip down memory lane; for those who don't, it’s a Sentimental Journey back through time to the glorious melodies and good clean comedy that accompanied a dogged nation's battle for survival.
Thank ABBA For The Music
Saturday 20th June 7.30pm
This two-hour theatre spectacular really does capture all the magic and excitement of one of the world's most successful and entertaining live bands. With superb vocals and clever ABBA trademark harmonies throughout, stunning replica stage costumes, a light sprinkling of tongue-in-cheek Swedish humour and plenty of audience participation, you're sure to be having the time of your life!
The History of Rock
Friday 26th June 7.30pm
Allow the all new musical extravaganza THE HISTORY OF ROCK to propel you back to the best days of music in a celebration of the very best of CLASSIC ROCK through the ages from Chubby Checker’s iconic Twist and the seeds of Rock & Roll, the unforgettable instrumentals of Jimmy Hendrix in the 60’s, to Led Zeppelin, Cream and many more classic rock tunes of the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s.
This is a must for any fan of ROCK to experience the iconic music of 4 decades brought back to life by an exceptional 8 piece band of the finest session musicians and performers from around the world. With accompanying visual footage of the original bands and artists and incredible concert staging and lighting, THE HISTORY OF ROCK will take you back to the golden age of music.
See the promotional video - CLICK HERE
VIVA La COLDPLAY
Friday 17th July 2020
Viva La Coldplay recreate the complete anthology of Martin, Buckland, Berryman and Champion.
The band perform two hours of career-spanning material from 2000’s ‘Parachutes’ to 2015’s ‘A Head full of Dreams’ taking in key tracks such as Yellow, Clocks, The Scientist, Viva La Vida, Something Just Like This, Paradise and Adventure of a Lifetime to name a few.
This is a show that will delight both fans and novices alike. It’s a great family show, suitable for all ages