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Elvis tribute show was excellent, but did the promoter take a holiday?

We booked this show rather last minute (the night before) because my partner is a lifelong Elvis... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PaulB27August
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Very good

Excellent experience seats all give a good view the bar is good only one downside on the night we... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
grandadg
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yorkshireman in devon
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  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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The Princess Theatre first opened it’s doors on Wednesday 7 June 1961. Top of the bill on the opening night were the late, great Tommy Cooper and the legendary Morecombe and Wise.The theatre was built by Torbay Council as the main feature of the...more
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Torbay Road, Torquay TQ2 5EZ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

The tickets at the Princess Theatre are too expensive for locals, and the theatre's price promise is misleading as reasonably priced price promise tickets are never available. I have seen many great shows at this theatre over many years but feel locals like myself are...More

Thank preston024
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here before...and live close by. Like the venue but tonight the sound was really poor and could hardly hear the performance.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked this show rather last minute (the night before) because my partner is a lifelong Elvis fan. There was no advertising anywhere except from the billboard outside of the theatre. The show was superb, however the atmosphere could have been better if the upper...More

1  Thank PaulB27August
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent experience seats all give a good view the bar is good only one downside on the night we attended it was very hot and the air conditioning struggled to cope. It is also difficult to park near to the theater unless you are very...More

Thank grandadg
princesstrq2016, Communications Officer at Princess Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi grandadg Thank you for taking the time to review the Princess Theatre on our Trip Advisor page. Thanks again for your helpful comments regarding the venue and your experience. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Princess Theatre.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have visited this theatre a few times recently and I think its lovely, Its in the perfect location overlooking the harbour. The bar and restaurant at theatre are very good and very reasonably priced. Seats in the theatre are very comfortable to sit in and...More

Thank Steve B
princesstrq2016, Communications Officer at Princess Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Steve B WOW 5* thank you so much for your generous review, it is so lovely to read your comments. Thank you for your feedback regarding the venue, it is most appreciated. We hope to see you return again soon. Kind regards Princess Theatre

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a great little theatre and just what you need for a treat whilst on holiday. The staff seemed friendly and with a bar right next door with plenty of seating it was perfect. Do be aware that leg room is a little tight...More

Thank Dawn on holiday
princesstrq2016, Communications Officer at Princess Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Dawn on holiday Thank you for your lovely feedback regarding A Country Night in Nashville show and the venue. We hope you had a lovely time on holiday here in Torquay, we most appreciate you coming to our venue and treating yourself to a...More

Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely theatre excellent facilities (bar toilets etc) .Went to see local production of the musical Oliver which I can only describe as excellent. Will definitely return in the future.More

Thank jo-h J
princesstrq2016, Communications Officer at Princess Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi jo-h J Thank you for taking the time to review the Princess Theatre on our Trip Advisor page and for your lovely 5* review regarding the venue and Oliver! We hope to see you again soon and thank you for your wonderful feedback. Kind...More

Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went to the theatre for our 3rd anniversary we sat upstairs and during the interval I observed one of your employees called Charlie dancing to the background music then she started to do the floss dance with a little girl... Some...More

1  Thank mooney71
princesstrq2016, Comms Officer at Princess Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Hi mooney71 Happy Anniversary! Thank you for taking the time to review the Princess Theatre on our Trip Advisor page and for your lovely 5* review. Thank you for your lovely comments regarding one of our employees, we can assure you your comments will be...More

Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely, quaint little theatre situated right in the harbour. Staff are friendly and eager to help. Have seen a few shows here, and plan to return in the near future. Good sound, lovely atmosphere. Great location, and a must to visit.More

Thank Maliyah S
princesstrq2016, Communication officer at Princess Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Hi lisakelendria WOW thank you so much for your lovely words and insightful review. We are thrilled you have seen a few shows here and are a returning customer, thank you so much for your support. We hope to see you again very soon. Thanks...More

Reviewed 22 June 2018

Tonight we saw Oliver. I take my hat off to the people who presented this. It was wonderful. Thank you!

Thank glumintianjin
princesstrq2016, Communications officer at Princess Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Hi glumintianjin Thank you for your lovely 5* review, let me take this time to ensure your comments have been passed onto the promoter and the cast as i'm sure they would love to hear them. Thanks once again for your feedback. Kind regards Princess

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saz_daisy
27 June 2018|
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Response from Coolberryhawk | Reviewed this property |
These are side seats but V row is better as you will have extra leg room, these seats also are better to get out for the toilets
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dsupreme39
24 June 2018|
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Response from Coolberryhawk | Reviewed this property |
There is no dress code, although for some shows people let there hair down and dress up for the show especially in the stalls
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Jackie C
17 May 2018|
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Response from Coolberryhawk | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about the helper discount, but there is good wheelchair access
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