The Apollo Victoria Theatre in London has been the home to the hit musical Wicked since 2006. Commonly known as the Apollo Victoria, the spectacular venue can hold over 2,300 people and is ideally located right near Victoria Station.
Get your tickets to see Wicked at the Apollo Victoria Theatre and you can experience this fantastic theatre for yourself.... Read more >>
Opened as a Cinema in 1930 the now 'Apollo Victoria' is a 2,304 capacity theatrical venue brimming with art deco design. In the era where talking pictures were influencing the creation of 'super' cinemas, Provincial Cinematograph Theatres (PCT) invited Ernest Walmsley Lewis to submit plans to build such a cinema a stone’s throw away from Victoria Station.
Designing the venue was challenging to say the least, especially due to the disadvantage of having two major roads running either side of it. Having two frontages was considered very severe: taxi drivers were said to have nicknamed the venue 'Sing-Sing'.
The interior was inspired, unique and a testament to art deco design. 'Imagine a fairy cavern under the sea, or a mermaid’s dream of Heaven; something one has never seen or thought of before; huge submarine flowers against the walls that branch up and out and throw mysterious light towards the realms above, and glassy illuminated stalactites hanging from the ceiling; and a proscenium like a slender host of silver trees, and silvered organ pipes that shoot up to the roof; while over the whole the lights change from deep-sea green to the colours of the dawn, and from these to the warm comfort sunlight'. Gaumont-British News
On 15th October 1930 the New Victoria opened with the film Old English and a stage show called Hoop-La, years of highs and lows followed. Now heading into its 75th year the Cinema has transformed into one of the leading West End venues hosting musicals such as The Sound of Music with Petula Clark, Camelot with Richard Harris and Fiddler on the Roof with Topol. In 1984 Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical extravaganza Starlight Express opened and considered the Apollo Victoria its home for many years.
In 2005 Saturday Night Fever opened.
In 2006 Wicked, the smash-hit Broadway show opened and continues to go from strength to strength. Get your Wicked Tickets here.
Book online: Use the links below
Telephone Booking: 0844 871 3001
Customer Service: 0844 871 7627
Groups Bookings: 0844 871 7644
Access Bookings: 020 7828 7074
Mon-Sat 10.00 - 6.30pm, reopen from 7.30pm-7.45pm for future sales
Exception: No future bookings can be made between 1.30 - 2,30pm on Wednesdays and Saturdays
Apollo Victoria Theatre Visual Story: a visual resource to help prepare visitors for a new experience and to help them become familiar with new surroundings and what to expect. Click here to download it.
Guide, hearing and other working dogs are welcome in all parts of the theatre.
Visit ATG’s West End Theatre Hire website which contains a wealth of information on West End theatres available for hire, including floor-plans, technical specifications, photos, catering options, costs, previous testimonials and location maps. If you’re unsure which venue would suit your requirements, the site also provide suggestions for venue hire, according to your needs. Please do get in touch by clicking ‘contact us’, and our Events team will be happy to discuss hosting your event in one of our beautiful West End theatres.
Did you know that ATG owns 40 theatres? Each unique in their own special way... here are some nice photos that show them off at their best.
ATG is committed to reducing theatre’s carbon footprint. Find out how you can get involved and join us in turning off all non-essential lighting for WWF’s annual Earth Hour.
Celebrating and paying tribute to Sir Laurence Olivier himself, the 2013 awards and our many talented nominees.
Are you single? In a relationship? Need to spice up your love life? Decide what to do on Valentine’s Day with the aid of our trusty flowchart.
We went to the heart of the theatre district to find out why you think London's West End is so great.
Here are some of 2013’s top theatre headline grabbers so you can get up to speed on all that’s been happening in the theatre world.