Princess Theatre, Torquay
The Princess Theatre is South Devon’s largest regional theatre, showcasing the best West End and touring productions from across the UK.
Offering a wide and varied programme including first class comedy, musicals, dance, music and children’s shows.
Contact Us - Please see our Access Contact Us page for details.
Access Parking - Access Parking spaces now has a dropped curb in close proximity to the Theatre for easy accessible access.
Step Free Access and Wheelchairs
There are 4 wheelchair spaces for customers who have to remain in their 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 the Bistro. 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.
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.
Accessible Toilets - Fully accessible toilets are located from the stalls wheelchair spaces through the fire exit, also from the main foyer through the double swing doors through to the Café-Bar.
Access Performances - All upcoming Audio Described, Captioned, BSL Interpreted and Relaxed performances are listed on our Assisted Performances page.
Visual Impairment Services – Information about our venue’s audio description, touch tours and other visual services can be found on our Visual Impairment Services page.
Hearing Impairment Services –Information about our venue’s hearing enhancement systems, signed performances and other hearing services can be found on our Hearing Impairment Services page. 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).
Assistance Dogs - Guide, hearing and other working dogs are welcome in all parts of the theatre.
Useful Links - For any resources such as Symbol Resources or links to our Euan's Guide page, please see our Additional Resources.
Further Information and Questions - Details of company-wide Access Services are available in our Access Section. Any other questions please see our FAQ’s.