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Apollo Theatre

31 Shaftesbury Ave, London W1D 7ES, England
+44 844 482 5130
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First of all the theater is a charmer, very old and ornate. The seating is very comfortable and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jer b
Bristol, Connecticut
Love in Idleness - a must see despite the slightly cramped seating

Firstly the theatre: fairly convenient for the main train stations although there are better but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jonathon C
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31 Shaftesbury Ave, London W1D 7ES, England
+44 844 482 5130
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Reviewed 2 days ago

First of all the theater is a charmer, very old and ornate. The seating is very comfortable and roomy even me (very tall and long legged). The staff members are very accommodating. The play seen was Love in Idleness and we thought it was absolutely...More

Thank jer b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly the theatre: fairly convenient for the main train stations although there are better but Shaftesbury Avenue is, after all, a main tourist thoroughfare (or that's what it felt and looked like). My reservation here is around legroom on the seats as many theatres have...More

Thank Jonathon C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

1st time at this theatre , very impressed. Went to see "Wicked " the show was thoroughly enjoyable-even my husband enjoyed it ( it was my birthday treat from him ) it's not really his thing, but he too enjoyed it. Very comfy seats, we...More

Thank kimmi2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have seen this show four times and of course it's always different. It draws your in using audience interaction and is hilarious! I always recommend that people go and I would go again. The improvisation skills never cease to amaze me. So clever and...More

Thank Olivia B
Reviewed 21 May 2017

The theatre is small and very ornate which adds to the 40's atmosphere which is also helped by the newsreel clips which punctuate the show. Well cast, well acted but above all well written and directed - Rattigan's play is still relevant and true today.

Thank KarenKew
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

I couldn't be more disappointed in this theatres customer service!! Bought the RedLetter day for "Wicked" for me & my Daughter - reserved seats for the May 11th evening show. Due to unforeseen circumstances I requested to change the date 3 weeks before the date...More

Thank life_in_a_suitcase83
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely old theatre with lots of charm. Sat in the stalls and had a great viewing position. For me the play moved a tad too fast and I certainly missed some of the laughs. That could be a combination of jet lag and me being...More

Thank grwpl
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Great evening watching the amazing Tom Hollander in travesties but £18 for 4 bottles of water and 2 popcorn just felt too much.still great staff and mind boggling play made for a great night .The brasserie zedel nearby was also good pre theatre

Thank tasty1111
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Lovely evening at Apollo, watching Wicked, we chose to enjoy prosecco in the executive loung, lovely touch to the evening, staff friendly, clean venue, central London.

Thank Sassy592014
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Possibly the most comfy seat that I've sat in for some time to see Travesties staring Tom Hollander. Sat in the dress circle (row C14/15) and had an excellent view for a bargain price. I recommend using Theatremonkey to get the best idea of good...More

Thank mrsbsouthend
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Seats in the stalls
14 September 2016|
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Response from Nasirfazal | Reviewed this property |
I was in the first row - right at the front!! As that was a cheap ticket. But it was worth it as I could even see tears in the eyes of Micheal Crawford at a particular scene!
Will Michael Crawford continue his role in the Go Between? Was told he was replaced in the 2nd act on Saturday 8-6-16 and did not do evening performance. Is the theatre air conditioned?
8 August 2016|
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Response from gardening-diva | Reviewed this property |
You would have to check with the theatre directly but I do know that he has suffered with ME for some time now and it has been touch and go as to how long he could manage the busy schedule, especially with 2 shows on... More
I have just booked to come on the eveninhg of december 10th- my son's birthday. The only seats left were described as box A Dress circle 1 & 2. That sounded ok but on all the seating plans I have seen the boxes are labelled differently and I'm now panicking that the seats really exist and if they do will we be able to see anything? Please advise. Thanks Ros Padgett.
5 December 2015|
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Response from VivienneLafferty | Reviewed this property |
I'm really sorry but I don't know what the seating arrangements are as I sat in the stalls. The box office staff are very helpful. Enjoy the performance.