Apollo Theatre in London

Established in 1901, Apollo theatre finds itself at Shaftesbury Ave in central London. It boasts of a proud history of playing a long list of enchanting shows which began right from its start with Phenominal shows like Kitty Grey (1901) and Véronique (1904). A series of plays and novel adaptations have been held at the theatre manifesting a phenomenal performing talent. In 2005, the theatre was purchased by Nimax theatre chain but the legacy to host exceptionally brilliant shows continues. The 4 levels of Appollo thetare have a total of 755 seats and also a grand bar which is divided on two of its levels.

Visit: Apollo Theater London Website

Instructions

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    History

    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.

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    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.

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    Bookings

    To book tickets for the recent shows, you must visit the following link.

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    Operational hours

    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.

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    Location

    31 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 7ES, United Kingdom.

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    How to get there

    By Tube

    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

    By Bus

    “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.

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