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Apollo Victoria Theatre

Apollo Victoria Theatre London

17 Wilton Road, London, SW1V 1LL
Nearest Underground: Victoria (Victoria line, District line, Circle line)
Nearest Buses: 38, 73, 8, 24

Theatre Facts & History

Date opened: 15 October 1930
Theatre designed by: E. Wamsley Lewis and W E Trent
First production: Originally opened as a cinema (film: George Arlis in Old English)
Number of seats: 2,304
Other info:The Apollo Victoria Theatre (formerly the New Victoria Theatre) opened in 1930 as a cinema and variety theatre. It is Grade II listed and is themed in a nautical fashion in the original Art Deco style. It closed for a brief spell during World War II and for five years from 1976. It reopened in 1981 as the Apollo Victoria Theatre as a venue for musical theatre beginning with The Sound of Music in 1981, and including the long-running Starlight Express, from 1984 to 2002 and Wicked which has run from 2006.
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