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 Details

Torbay Road, Torquay TQ2 5EZ
Contact Numbers
Telephone Booking*
Group Bookings*
Access Bookings***
*Calls charged at standard geographic rates and count towards any inclusive minutes in the same way as calls to 01 and 02 numbers.***(Calls charged at local rate)
Opening Hours
The Box Office only opens on a day when there is a show in the venue, 90 minutes prior to performances.

Security

ATG continues to make the safety and security of its customers and staff a priority. As such, please bear in mind that we may undertake bag checks, so recommend you leave extra time to avoid queues, and refrain from bringing suitcases, rucksacks and large bags into the Theatre. Many thanks for your cooperation.

Getting Here

By car
We are located on Torbay Road in Torquay. Postal Code TQ2 5EZ There is ample parking nearby in either the Sheddon Hill or Fleet Walk car parks plus limited parking available on the road.
We are located on Torbay Road in Torquay. Postal Code TQ2 5EZ There is ample parking nearby in either the Sheddon Hill or Fleet Walk car parks plus limited parking available on the road.
By train
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.
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.
By bus
There are bus stops located on Torbay road, approximately 3 minutes walk from the theatre. For more information on Bus Times please check First Group or Stagecoach.
There are bus stops located on Torbay road, approximately 3 minutes walk from the theatre. For more information on Bus Times please check First Group or Stagecoach.

Access

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 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.

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.