While spending a relaxing weekend break with us at our Hotel in Torquay, what evening would not be complete without watching a live production courtesy of some of these fantastic theatre houses.

There is a broader choice of productions shown between Friday and Sunday perfect if you are visiting Torquay over the weekend.  However regular shows are also run midweek with the most popular shows on a Wednesday.

Its always best to phone the theatres up directly or visit their websites in advance and book a weekend break round your chosen show, however if you prefer to just surprise yourself on arrival speak to us at the hotel’s reception where we can inform you of times, availability and the latest shows.

Below are a list of theatres that are close to the Hotel Balmoral and which shows they tend to specialise in.

Princess Theatre

The theatre shows a variety of productions including operaballetconcertsice shows & West End musicals and even a Christmas pantomimeThe theatre was built by Torbay Council as the main feature of the redevelopment of the Princess Gardens area on Torquay seafront.

Princess Theatre, Torbay Road, Torquay, TQ2 5EZ

(0844 871 7615)

1.2 miles from the hotel.

TOADS Little Theatre

Winner of the South Devon Drama Federation award; Best Supporting Actress 2013 for “Time Was”.

The Little Theatre promises to be a great night out with something to entertain everyone, from well-known classics, thrillers and comedies to ground-breaking works which offer challenges to audiences and performers alike.

TOADS Theatre Company, St Marks Road, Meadfoot, Torquay, TQ1 2EL

(01803 299330

0.2 miles from the hotel.

Babbacombe Theatre

Matthews Productions has a policy to seek out new performers for the highly acclaimed shows staged at the Babbacombe Theatre. This has resulted in success nationally, internationally and in the West End for young performers that have appeared in the numerous productions since the early 1990’s.

We can arrange tickets for Babbacome Theatre for you too, just enquire at the hotel’s reception.

Babbacombe Theatre, Babbacombe Downs, Torquay, TQ1 3LU

(01803 328385)

2.0 miles from the hotel.

Brixham Theatre

The Brixham Arts and Theatre Society (BATS) was formed in 2008 by a group of like minded individuals who were concerned that Brixham Theatre was under-used and as such were falling into disrepair.

Brixham Theatre (BATS), New Road, Brixham, TQ5 8TA

(01803 882717)

9.2 miles from the hotel.

Palace Theatre

The Palace Theatre is set in the heart of Paignton and is really has a community feel to it.. The Theatre is proud to work with local community groups and projects to establish itself as a place of entertainment and learning for all.

Palace Theatre, Palace Avenue, Paignton, TQ3 3HF

(01803 665800)

4.6 miles from the hotel.


If you prefer to just relax after dinner at the hotel we have live music and entertainment on Friday and Saturday nights during the off peak periods of the year, February to early June & late September to the end of December.

We also include coach travel and tickets to the theatre as part of our special Christmas package. This particular special offer also includes live entertainment in-house each night.

Call us on 01803 293381 or visit for to check our latest availability of rooms and special offers.