Swimming Against the Tide - Jim Davidson - Babbacombe Theatre

Swimming Against the Tide - Jim Davidson - Babbacombe Theatre

Babbacombe Theatre

Available from 20 July 2024 to 31 July 2024

Book now from £27.00

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Book Jim Davidson tickets now for one of the best comedy shows in Devon!

Saturday 20th July & Wednesday 31st July 2024 - For two nights only!

"On quiet nights, when I'm alone, I like to run our wedding video backwards, just to watch myself walk out of the church a free man!" - Jim Davidson

Becoming a national celebrity, treasure and internationally-recognised comedian in the seventies, Jim Davidson returns to Devon in 2024 with a brand-new comedy show!

The face of the Generation Game is gracing the stage of the Babbacombe Theatre with Jim Davidson Swimming Against the Tide tour!

One of the best comedians in the UK

Cementing himself as one of the country's finest funny men, the controversial comedian uses his wit and un-PC comedy to create side-splitting giggles amongst sold out audiences!

Join Britain's best loved OBE on his marathon swim as he resists the undercurrent pull of radical sensibilities:

Jim Davidson Swimming Against The Tide:

  • An unforgettable comedy show that'll have you grinning from ear-to-ear
  • The country's favourite funny face Jim Davidson live on stage
  • Incredibly quick wit and sharp-tongued commentary on the world of today
  • The thoughts and feelings of comedy's controversial character
  • A stunning and comfortable venue to enjoy the entire show in
  • An adults only audience - share the humour with like-minded locals
  • Drinks available at the on-site licensed bar

Slap on the goose fat, battle through the dark and murky woke-infested waters and join Jim for another evening of rip-roaring grown-up comedy as he continues to entertain capacity audiences year after year!

  • Please note: This show is for Adults Only (18+) - ID will be required!

Book your tickets now to one of the best comedians from the UK, in one of Devon's best theatre venues!

Babbacombe Downs Road,
TQ1 3LU,
United Kingdom TQ1 3LU
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How to find us

Babbacombe Theatre is situated on the beautiful Babbacombe Downs, in Babbacombe, Torquay; located only 5 minutes away from Torquay’s harbour side.

Bus Route:
Service 12 from Brixham, Paignton or Newton Abbot. Disembark at The Pavilion. Then walk to Debenhams (2 mins) and board service 22 and ask for Babbacombe Downs, you will be dropped on Babbacombe Road, just opposite Babbacombe Downs Road and the theatre is only a 3 minute walk. You can also board service 22 from Paignton Bus Station, which will also disembark on Babbacombe Road.

Car Parking:
There is restricted on road parking however, there are numerous pay and display car parks within walking distance. WALLS HILL CAR PARK, behind The Divers Arms on Babbacombe Downs Road (5 minute walk). PRINCES STREET CAR PARK, between Babbacombe Road and Babbacombe Downs Road- one way only accessible via Babbacombe Road, next to Hanburys Fish Restaurant (3-5 minute walk). MODEL VILLAGE CAR PARK, Hampton Road (10 minute walk).

Travelling by car via M5:
Continue forward on to the A38 from Exeter Services (junction 30).
At Kennford services take the left hand lane signposted A380 signposted Torquay and remain southward bound until you reach Newton Abbot (A380) travelling on Besigheim Way.
At roundabout take 2nd exit onto Torquay Road, continue through Kingskerswell.
At the next roundabout take the 1st exit forward onto Riviera Way (A3022).
At the third set of traffic lights at Lawes Bridge take left hand lane and turn left onto B3199 signposted Teignmouth.
At Hele Cross Roundabout, take 2nd exit onto Hele Road, at mini roundabout turn left and immediate on next mini roundabout take 1st right onto Westhill Road, signposted Plainmoor.
At traffic signals turn left on to Manor Road signposted St. Marychurch/Babbacombe (A379)
Next traffic signals turn right onto Babbacombe Road the A379
Turn Left on Babbacombe Downs Road.

  • Toilets
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Full Bar

Yes, the Babbacombe Theatre is wheelchair accessible. There are 4 wheelchair places at the front of the theatre and visibility is good. 

The Babbacombe Theatre in Torquay permits guide dogs only. Guide Dogs are usually accommodated usually in the front row. 

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