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The Rock Orchestra by Candlelight

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Princess Theatre, Torquay
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Sun 20 Nov 2022
  Tickets available from £30.00
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Concert
This show has an interval
Get ready to be moved with Festival of The Dead’s brand-new show, ‘The Rock Orchestra by Candlelight’, an evening that brings a glorious mashup of head-banging hits, classical instruments and an abundance of candles!

Princess Theatre, Torquay

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Sun 20 Nov 2022
Torbay Road, Torquay TQ2 5EZ
This show has an interval
Sun at 19:30
Age guidance 14+
For group bookings of 10 or more:

Featuring the classical reimaginings of a 13-piece Chamber Orchestra, guests will be able to re-live and experience some of the most well-known and well-loved Rock & Metal songs from the last 40 years, including the likes of Metallica, Led Zeppelin, Rage Against the Machine, Linkin Park and more.

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Audiences can expect the soul-stirring sounds of orchestral instruments fused with the vivacious energy and distorted tones of Rock and Metal - all performed live, in stunning, candlelit surroundings.

“We’ve seen a real resurgence in rock music over the last few months thanks to the likes of Olivia Rodrigo, Willow and Eurovision song contest winner Maneskin who are dominating the charts right now”, comments Nathan Reed, Founder of Festival of The Dead. “Our orchestra plays huge rock and metal tracks paying homage to the golden eras but also appealing to a completely new generation. We’ve found something really special.”

“The feedback has been incredible”, continues Nathan. “Like most of us, we’re really pleased to see the return of live music and it’s been extremely rewarding to be able to put on shows like this, particularly as the industry starts to regain strength. We’re massively excited for the future of The Rock Orchestra and look forward to seeing the show continue in its success.”

So, crack out those headbands, dust off your leather jackets and join us for an unforgettable evening, as The Rock Orchestra takes you on a musical journey from the tear jerkers and fist pumpers, to the all-out sing-alongs!

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Princess Theatre, Torquay

Torbay Road, Torquay TQ2 5EZ
Torquay Station
The Box Office only opens on a day when there is a show in the venue, 90 minutes prior to performances.
We’ve got your pre-show meal covered. Take the stress out of the rush between your meal and curtain up. Pizza al Teatro offers diners delicious sourdough pizzas, freshly made on site. Enjoy a pre-show dining experience safe in the knowledge you won’t miss a moment of the show. We invite you to relax in our Pizzeria, enjoy our brand new menu and make sure your theatre experience is delightfully hassle-free. With vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options available. To add an extra slice of excitement to your next theatre trip, just call 01803 206380 to book your table. Teatro...senza il dramma! (Theatre...without the drama!)
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

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Sun 20 Nov 2022
Torbay Road, Torquay TQ2 5EZ
This show has an interval
Sun at 19:30
Age guidance 14+
For group bookings of 10 or more: