Current Shows

I Love Christmas

Wednesdays 26th October – 7th December incl. 3pm & 8.15pm Wednesdays 14th, 21st & 28th December 3pm Boxing Day, 26th December & New Years Day 12 Noon & 3pm


Remember the reason for the season of goodwill, is LOVE and the cast of the Babbacombe Theatre’s all-new festive family show, I Love Christmas, promises you’ll enjoy a treasure chest of joyous entertainment and festive frolics, that will bring happiness and good cheer, enough to last you throughout the year!

Regular headliners and Babbacombe favourites make a welcome return, comedian Andy Oakley is joined by ex-Bucks Fizz music maker, Paul Fordham, accomplished musical theatre performer Joe Stone, singing sensation Claire Waring, familiar to many as a local musical theatre star, crooner Joe Harris, who will ‘give you his heart’ in more ways than one, Lucy Samuels and Sophie Beresford are swapping their dance shoes for a microphone, they will undoubtedly ‘levitate’ you, to new heights you never thought possible from a theatre auditorium.  Combined their wealth of experience and versatility is undoubtedly what makes them so popular with the venue’s audiences.

Make new memories with your family and friends during a visit to see I LOVE CHRISTMAS. Whilst not the traditional family outing - that’s usually to see a pantomime - this production, inclusive of some of your favourite Disney characters, will raise your spirits, which is one of the defining qualities the season of goodwill should bring.

‘All (we) Want for Christmas’ is to ENTERTAIN you, as we wish you a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, everyone!

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Upcoming Shows

Aladdin P!ssed Up Panto

Friday 21st April 7.30pm


Have you ever watched a pantomime and wondered what mischief the cast would get up to if there weren’t any children in the audience? What happens when the cast have had one-too-many? Now’s your chance to find out.

This special one-off performance will not be for the faint-hearted-it’s panto as you’ve never seen it before. The hilarious production is packed to the brim full of innuendo, hilarious comedy routines, parodies of well-known songs and audience participation, creating a performance that’s sure to be hilarious, cheeky, saucy and sometimes just a little bit naughty...okay...very naughty!

Along with all the usual adult panto fun, the audience vote each night for the one performer who must complete savage drinking challenges throughout the show. As the victim gets slowly more and more sozzled, they must, along with the rest of the cast, keep the show rolling onto its happy climax.

Starring a whole host of experienced, professional pantomime performers, and one or two professional drinkers, alongside a dazzling ensemble cast, stunning scenery, great music and side-splitting comedy routines this is a night that audiences will remember for the rest of their lives.

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Money For Nothing

Saturday 29th April 7.30pm


Money for Nothing - “Undoubtedly the best Dire Straits tribute in Europe

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. Fronting the band is the outstanding Howie G (who you may recognise from his years with The Classic Rock Show) Behind him the line-up features top-class and experienced musicians that make this band a worthy tribute to Dire Straits. Howie and all the band have studied Dire Straits in great depth to re-create their tribute to be as close as possible to the real thing and a respectful tribute to their idol and guitar legend.

Make no mistake, they are good, very good” – The Observer

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DESPERADOS-Eagles tribute

Thursday 4th May 7.30pm


Desperados, are an ensemble of talented and creative musicians, who pride themselves on their technical abilities and attention to detail to deliver a rip roaring set from the outstanding back catalogue of one of the greatest bands in history - Sit back & Take it Easy with Desperados and celebrate the music of six time Grammy Award Winners, The Eagles!  

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The New York BEE GEES

Friday 12th May 7.30pm


The New York Bee Gees Tribute Show is comprised of Long Island New York’s most versatile and exceptionally talented musicians. The band includes present or former members of well known, world renowned acts including: The Alan Parsons Project, Happy Together Tour, Meatloaf, Queen, Blue Oyster Cult, Riot, Herman’s Hermits, Enrique Iglesias and The Rippingtons, amongst many more.

"The NY Bee Gees Tribute Show presents the most extravagant Bee Gee show a fan can experience".

B.B. KING, NEW YORK CITY

Enjoy a sample of what you can expect with this promotional video footage - CLICK HERE

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The History of Rock

Friday 19th May 7.30pm


 The Musical Extravaganza The History of Rock is now established as one of the most energetic and talented touring Acts on the circuit today. Touring the UK to great audiences, the production unites music lovers of all ages in an evening of singing and dancing, rockin' and rollin'. With a regularly rotated repertoire of hits to choose from, The History of Rock propels the audience back to the greatest 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, Fleetwood Mac and many more classic rock tunes of the 70's, 80's and 90's.

For a sneak peak of what you can expect, refer to their promotional video ON THIS LINK

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The Jerseys Live

Saturday 10th June 7:30pm


Join The Jerseys as we celebrate the timeless music of the 100 million albums selling Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.

Incredible falsettos, beautiful a capellas - the authenticity of the sublime harmonies of the 60s and 70s - with a huge repertoire including 'Sherry', 'Walk Like a Man', 'My Eyes Adored You', 'Grease', Rag Doll', 'Stay', 'Let’s Hang On', ‘Big Girls Don’t Cry’ before finishing off with headline hit 'Oh What A Night'! This is much more than just another tribute show - this is a celebration of fantastic music performed by an array of incredible talent.

The Jerseys have performed in various prestigious venues, visiting the length and breadth of the UK. Some notable shows include a performance for Her Majesty the Queen on The Long Walk, Windsor Castle for her 90th Birthday Celebrations, and internationally including The Paris Casino in Las Vegas.

Along with their LIVE 4-piece band of internationally renowned musicians, this all-singing all-dancing show features hit after hit, comedy and more – the complete night out which will have you dancing in the aisles of the theatre and leave you ‘beggin’ for more!

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The Absolutely Dragulous Show

Friday 15th June 7.30pm


Sweeties….. Darlings….. Touring Drag Sensations ‘Absolutely Dragulous’ are back on tour in 2023 with a fabulous new show! Starring husband and husband stage duo Marilyn Fockhard & Amanda Fockhard, Yes you heard that right -  The UKs Funniest Drag Duo are coming to Torquay!

Expect Side Splitting Comedy, Dazzling Costume Changes. West End Vocals and more makeup than all the Kardashians put together.

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One Night In Dublin

Friday 7th July 7.30pm


A celebration of the music and song of Ireland! For nearly 15 years Middi and his legendary 'Wild Murphys' have been playing Irish music to the masses and now they're back with Murphys Pub at the Babbacombe Theatre.

Come and join in the craic as this award winning seven piece Irish band covers songs by the Pogues, The Dubliners, The Saw Doctors, Daniel O' Donnel, Flogging Molly, Dropkick Murphys, Van Morrison and many more, in their own unique and upbeat style.

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