Buddy Holly and The Cricketers

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Princess Theatre, Torquay

Tue 26 Oct 2021

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This breath-taking show has rock ’n’ rolled audiences across the globe from Cardiff to California, Barking to Bangkok and Swindon to Sweden and is guaranteed to have everyone singing along to the music and dancing in the aisles.

Princess Theatre, Torquay

Tue 26 Oct 2021
Torbay Road, Torquay TQ2 5EZ
Tue at 19:30
For group bookings of 10 or more:

Why go and see it?

29 Years of Rock ’n’ Rolling The World!

It stars some of the finest actor-musicians in the UK whose combined West End credits include Buddy, Lennon, Forbidden Planet and Jailhouse Rock and was endorsed as Britain’s most popular Buddy Holly act when the boys guested on BBC One's Saturday night live programme, “The One and Only”, hosted by Graham Norton.

The show rarely pauses for breath and is, quite simply, the most compelling concert of its kind. The hits just keep on coming - That’ll Be The Day, Peggy Sue, Heartbeat, It Doesn’t Matter Anymore, Raining In My Heart, Oh Boy! – and much, much more.

The audience were dancing in the aisles and roaring for more
- The Stage

Whatever the season, whatever the excuse to party, make your Heartbeat a little faster with the show that has thousands of fans the world over saying: “I can’t believe it’s not Buddy!”

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What the critics say

Buddy brilliant!
- Graham Norton, BBC One
Fantastic...The best... tremendous night out...I can’t praise the show enough
- The Kent and Sussex Courier

Princess Theatre, Torquay

Torbay Road, Torquay TQ2 5EZ
Torquay Station
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 The Princess Bistro 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 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.
There is no cloakroom at this venue.

The Princess Theatre first opened its doors on Wednesday 7 June 1961. Top of the bill on the opening night were the late, great Tommy Cooper and the legendary Morecombe & Wise.  In 1963 The Beatles appeared live on stage singing the then newly released single “She Loves You” causing some hysteria in the town! 

The Princess Theatre is South Devon’s largest theatre with a seating capacity of 1,491.  Big musical productions that have thrilled our audiences include Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Chicago, Starlight Express, Rocky Horror, Cats, and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Icons of the stage and screen Sir Roger Moore, Elaine Page, Joan Collins and the beloved Joan Rivers, have also graced our stage. Comedians Jimmy Carr, Alan Carr and Dawn French have performed here too and chart toppers Mumford & Sons, Jamie Cullum and Ronan Keating have included the theatre on their UK tours.

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Princess Theatre, Torquay

Tue 26 Oct 2021
Torbay Road, Torquay TQ2 5EZ
Tue at 19:30
For group bookings of 10 or more: