Bill Kenwright presents one of the best loved and longest running musicals in theatrical history, as the sensational Starlight Express explodes back onto the stage with a new production for 2012, destined to take the UK by electrifying storm. Light years ahead of the rest, this futuristic tale about love and hope in the face of adversity promises to take you on the ride of a lifetime – with two hours of speed, spectacle, energy and turbo charged excitement, combined with an electrifying sound track, dazzling sets and costumes, extraordinary roller-choreography and some Andrew Lloyd Webber’s most memorable musical hits. Buckle up; the race is truly back on!... Read more >>
Bill Kenwright presents one of the best loved and longest running musicals in theatrical history, as the sensational Starlight Express explodes back onto the stage with a new production for 2012, destined to take the UK by electrifying storm. Light years ahead of the rest, this futuristic tale about love and hope in the face of adversity promises to take you on the ride of a lifetime – with two hours of speed, spectacle, energy and turbo charged excitement, combined with an electrifying sound track, dazzling sets and costumes, extraordinary roller-choreography and some Andrew Lloyd Webber's most memorable musical hits. Buckle up; the race is truly back on!
Starlight Express bookers get £10 off top 3 prices for 9 - 5 The Musical using promo code STARLIGHT
Offer valid on Mon-Thurs performances
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There are 5 wheelchair spaces for customers who choose to remain in there wheelchairs throughout the performance. There are also carer seats located either next to, or directly in front or behind the wheelchair space.
There are 6 steps up, with handrails, to the main entrance, then swing doors into the foyer. A ramp is situated to the far right of the doors near to the entrance to Breezes. Two sets of double doors give access to the rear of the stalls, which slopes down (no stairs) to the front row. There is a lift, or a flight of 22 steps, from the foyer to the circle bar. From the bar there are two entrances to the circle, both with double swing doors and 11 steps to a centre gangway, from which there are 6 steps down to the front row and 5 steps up to the back row.
Access Parking spaces
now has a dropped curb in close proximity to the Theatre for easy accessible
There is also a Café/Bar/Bistro linked to the theatre, which is fully accessible to the disabled and wheelchair users.
The box office is situated on the road side of the building with two flat entrances with heavy swing doors, automatic opening doors are situated to the left of the box office operated by pressing the red button on the wall the counter is 90 cms high, with a writing shelf situated in the middle of the 2 sales counters, The rows with better leg room in the stalls are the front row, V36/42, all side gangway seats and Circle row G.
We have an Infra-red hearing system installed, please ask for a headset at the sweet kiosk in the foyer (Available for a refundable £5 deposit).
Limited signed performances, please ask for details.
Guide, hearing and other working dogs are welcome in all parts of the theatre.
Fully accessible toilets are located from the stalls wheelchair spaces through the fire exit on the right, also from the main foyer through the double swing doors through to the Café-Bar.
We are located on Torbay Road in Torquay. Postal Code TQ2 5EZ There is ample parking nearby in either the Sheddon Hill, Marina or Fleet Walk car parks plus limited parking available on the road.
Torquay train station is located just along the seafront, about a 20 minute walk away from the Theatre. For more information and train times please check National Rail.
There are bus stops located on Torbay road, approximately 3 minutes walk from the theatre. Stagecoach number 12 and 12A buses, stop just along the road, about a 5 minute walk from the Theatre. Also the First Group X80 services the theatre. For more information on Bus Times please check First Group or Stagecoach.
Book online: Use the links below
Telephone Booking: 0844 871 3023 Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.
Customer Service: 0844 871 7627
Groups Bookings: 01803 206365
Access Bookings: 0844 871 7677
Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm
Saturday 10am to 4pm
Open until 15 minutes after the start of an evening performance.
If there is a show on a Sunday or a Bank Holiday - open from 4pm
Our café-bar Breezes is open throughout the day and into the evening on performance nights and serves everything from a warming coffee and home-made cake on a cold winter’s morning to a full three course meal, or a cool glass of wine in the evening sunshine before heading into the show. We also have a function room with stunning views overlooking Torbay and Torquay Marina and have a selection of party catering packages available. Please call us for more information or to book a table for your pre-theatre meal 01803 206380. Take a look at Breezes' here and here..