Princess Theatre Torquay

Opened: 7th June 1961
Capacity: 1,491 seats


  • Built by Torquay Council on a stunning seafront site, The Princess Theatre opened in 1961. Top of the bill on the opening night were Tommy Cooper and the legendary Morecambe and Wise.
  • Best known for light entertainment and family variety shows, the venue, under ATG’s management, has increasingly presented musicals with recent shows including Legally Blonde, The Rocky Horror Show, 9-5 and Priscilla Queen of the Desert.


The Princess Theatre has an enviable location on Torquay seafront boasting panoramic views over Torbay. The Theatre has a 1500 seat licensed auditorium split over two levels. The Princess Theatre has an on site cafe-bar which overlooks Torquay Harbour and can cater for a wide variety of needs. If you are looking for a venue guaranteed to give you a warm welcome, stunning views and a range of versatile spaces then the Princess Theatre is the perfect choice for you.
Contact the Princess Theatre to find out more on 01803 206360 or by email to


Princess Theatre, Torquay Road, Torquay, TQ2 5EZ

Contact: Wendy Bennett, General Manager

General Enquiries: 01803 206360


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