UK – Paignton – Festival Hall

Opened in 1967 and closed in 1998 before being transformed into a multi-screen cinema, first known as the Apollo, and now owned by the Vue Cinema chain.  

Selected Past Productions / Summer Seasons

  • 1971 Leslie Crowther, Basil Brush, Larry Grayson, John Hanson/li>
  • 1974 Black and White Minstrels with Don McClane
  • 1975 Ronnie Corbett, Kenneth Mckellar, Keith Harris
  • 1976 Black and White Minstrels with Roy Hudd
  • 1977 Tommy Steele, Cool Breeze, Lennie Bennett
  • 1978 Freddie Starr, Roy Walker, Lynn Paul, Paul Ridgeway, Pamela Davis Dancers
  • 1980 Tom O’Connor
  • 1981 Freddie Starr
  • 1981 Dana; the show transferred from Babbacombe Theatre
  • 1982 Danny La Rue
  • 1989 Les Dawson
  • 1997 Bradley Walsh

Links to information about equipment at Festival Hall, Paignton over the years

  • LP / System LP (Luminous Preset) (Strand)
  • Mentions of Festival Hall, Paignton in indexed journals




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