Housed in a grade- II listed building, Apollo Theatre was opened in 1901 with musical comedy “The Belle of Bohemia” being the first performance played in it. The thetare was renovated in 1932 and was purchased by Stoll Moss Group in 1975. It was then bought by Really Beautiful Group and Bridgepoint Capital in 2000 and then by the Nimax theatres in 2005.
Things to do
People throng the Apollo for grand theatrical performances or shows it continues to hold. The legacy of holding beautiful pieces of performing arts continues making this place a must visit for the art lovers.
To book tickets for the recent shows, you must visit the following link.
Usually the evening show is held at 7:00 pm while the matinee show is held at 2:30 pm. However, it is suggested to confirm the show timings prior to visiting the venue.
31 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 7ES, United Kingdom.
How to get there
The nearest tube station is the Piccadilly circus tube station as it is just 0.1 mile. You can easily travel in 2 minutes to the theatre from the tube station. All you need to do is to get off the tube at the tube station and start heading Eastward on A4. Now, turn left onto Great Windmill St and continue moving on Shaftesbury Avenue / A 401 to reach the theatre. View map
“Soho, Trocadero Haymarket (Stop K)” is the nearest bus stop as it is only 69 feet from the theatre. It can take you a maximum of quarter of a minute to reach the theatre from the bus stop. Use buses numbering 14, 19, 38, N19 and N38 to drop at the bus stop. Now, head northeast on Shaftesbury Ave and you will spot the theatre on your left side. View Map.