Apollo Victoria Theatre

Opened as a Cinema in 1930 the now Apollo Victoria is a 2,328 capacity theatrical venue brimming with art deco design. Now heading into its 90th year the theatre 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 2006 Wicked, the smash-hit Broadway show opened and continues to go from strength to strength. 

Contact Details

17 Wilton Road London SW1V 1LG
Contact Numbers
Access Assistance
Typetalk / Textphone
Groups 10+ & Schools
Calls to 02 & 03 numbers are charged at standard geographic rate and included in any call plan minutes
Opening Hours
Tue to Sat
12:00 - 19:45
Sun
12:00 - 15:00
No advance bookings for future performances can be made in person after 6:00pm (and between 13:00 – 14:45 on matinee days).

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. Currently, there is no cloakroom available. Please note we do not accept suitcases and large bags. A left luggage facility is available in Victoria Station (beside Platform 8). Please note that the venue is not responsible for any loss or damage of personal belongings.Many thanks for your cooperation.

Getting Here

By car
Q Park are pleased to partner with ATG customers to offer a 15% discount on pre-booked parking for your visit. It’s easy to book in advance at https://www.q-park.co.uk/en-gb/atg/
Q Park are pleased to partner with ATG customers to offer a 15% discount on pre-booked parking for your visit. It’s easy to book in advance at https://www.q-park.co.uk/en-gb/atg/
By train
London Victoria Station is located directly adjacent to the theatre. The station also serves the Victoria Underground Station (Circle, District and Victoria lines).
London Victoria Station is located directly adjacent to the theatre. The station also serves the Victoria Underground Station (Circle, District and Victoria lines).
By bus
Victoria Coach Station is located at 164 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W 9TP, approx 300 metres from the Apollo Victoria Theatre. Bus routes that pass the theatre include 2, 36, 185, N2, N136, 24
Victoria Coach Station is located at 164 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W 9TP, approx 300 metres from the Apollo Victoria Theatre. Bus routes that pass the theatre include 2, 36, 185, N2, N136, 24

Access

Contact Us - Please see our Access Contact Us page for details.

Access Email Address - [email protected] (For patrons who are unable to call).

Access Booking Line  - 0800 912 6973 – Monday 10am – 4pm, Tuesday – Saturday 10am – 6pm, Sunday 10am – 2pm.  Out of these hours or during busy times there is a voicemail facility on this line.

Step Free Access and Wheelchairs

The Apollo Victoria Theatre has 4 wheelchair bays located at either end of Row F in the Circle. These are accessed via two platform lifts from our Vauxhall Bridge Road entrance; one from street level to foyer and one from the foyer to the circle. Wheelchair users wishing to use the platform lifts are kindly asked to check that their chair does not exceed the following maximum weight and dimensions: 29 inches/74cm width, 33 inches/85cm length, 31stone/ 200kg (wheelchair and patron combined). If your wheelchair exceeds the dimensions and/or weight above, please Contact Us to discuss alternative options. Should you wish to arrive in a wheelchair and transfer into a theatre seat, we can store your wheelchair in a nearby location to be brought to you when required.

If you require lift access, please aim to arrive 30-45 minutes before the performance starts at our Vauxhall Bridge Road entrance. Please notify a member of the Front of House team of your arrival and they will call for the Access Host, who will organise operation of the lifts for you. Please try to arrive on time as the lift cannot be operated during the performance. Please note, any patrons wishing to use the lifts must contact the box office in advance here.

If you wish to make your visit more special, we also have an Ambassador lounge available to book which is level access and can be found as you enter the theatre via the Vauxhall Bridge Road entrance in the main foyer.

Accessible Toilets - Our accessible toilet can be found in the main foyer near the cloakroom. Access to this toilet is step free once inside the foyer.

Access Performances - All upcoming Audio Described, Captioned, BSL-interpreted/Signed performances 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. The theatre currently has large print and Braille cast lists available, please request this at the time of booking if you would like a copy.

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. Patrons are advised to book Stalls A-P for the best signal when using our Sennheiser MobileConnect WiFi sound amplification system.

Assistance Dogs - Guide dogs are welcome at the Apollo Victoria Theatre, and can either be taken into the auditorium or we are more than happy to look after your dog for you during the performance. Please inform the Box Office at the time of booking if you wish to bring a guide dog.

Content Warnings - Please note that loud noises, flashing lights, smoke effects and strobe lighting feature in the production. We do have a document outlining when these moments happen. Please let the Box Office know upon booking if you would like a copy.

Useful Links - For any resources such as Symbol Resources or links to our Euan's Guide pages, please see our Additional Resources.

The theatre can often be a crowded and scary place to be for patrons on the Autistic Spectrum or with Sensory and Communication Difficulties. To help you prepare for your visit, we have a ‘Visual Story’ that we can send to you which describes your visit to the theatre in detail from the minute you step off the tube to you leaving the venue at the end of your visit. Please also let the Box office know if you would like an aisle seat or to be near an exit so should you need to leave the auditorium for any reason during the show, you can easily do so.Please contact the Access Champion [email protected] to request the Visual Story.

Further Information and Questions - Details of company-wide Access Services are available in our Access Section. Any other questions please see our FAQ’s.