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WELCOME

We look forward to welcoming you to the Art Deco splendour of the Apollo Victoria Theatre, which is owned and operated by the Ambassador Theatre Group.

This magnificent, Grade II* listed building, which first opened in 1930, has been home to the multi award-winning production of WICKED since its London premiere in 2006. All of the brand new 2,328 seats in the stunningly restored auditorium are located on just two levels (Stalls and Circle).

The venues postcode is SW1V 1LG. The main entrance is situated in Wilton Road opposite London Victoria Mainline and Underground Stations. Click Here for further information about location and transport options.

Foyer and Circle Bars open to ticket holders from 90 minutes prior to performances. The auditorium (with additional bars and toilets) opens approximately 30 minutes prior to performances.

For information regarding venue Access and Assisted Performances, please Click Here.

Below you will find information about our neighbourhood as well as details of local restaurants and hotels, age recommendation, cloakroom facilities, performance times, security, souvenirs and ticket collection.


VICTORIA

Located between Westminster and Belgravia, Victoria sits at the heart of central London. Home to many of the capital’s most popular destinations (including Buckingham Palace, The Queen’s Gallery and St James’s Park, one of London’s finest Royal Parks), as well as many of its most prestigious hotels, restaurants and theatres, Victoria is currently experiencing a multi-billion-pound regeneration, transforming the area into a vibrant business, residential, food and cultural district for the 21st century.

London Victoria Mainline and Underground Stations are also completing major upgrades in 2018, with new ticket halls, escalators and increased step-free access.

Cardinal Place and the striking new Nova complex offer a diverse variety of fine and casual dining options as well as an extensive range of cocktail bars, coffee shops and retail outlets. Click Here for further information.


LOCAL RESTAURANTS

The following restaurants are all within easy walking distance of the theatre:

Aster
BBar
Bills
Browns Victoria
Franco Manca

Giraffe Victoria
The Goring Dining Room
Grand Imperial
Greenwood
Hai Cenato

Hardcore Lobster and More
Iberica Victoria
Jamie’s Italian Victoria

Kazan
Leon Victoria Street
Lime Orange

M Victoria Street
Mango Tree
Nandos Wilton Road
 

Nandos Cardinal Place
Rail House Café
Santini

Shake Shack
Sticks N Sushi
Stoke House
Timmy Green
Tozi
Wagamama
Zizzi London Victoria

Victoria Place, located adjacent to London Victoria Mainline Station, also hosts a variety of restaurants, coffee shops and fast food outlets.


LOCAL HOTELS

The following hotels are all within easy walking distance of the theatre:

The Rubens at the Palace

THE OFFICIAL HOTEL OF WICKED LONDON 

Stay in elegantly appointed Rooms and Suites, relax in the Cavalry Bar, enjoy a Royal Afternoon Tea in the Palace Lounge
or savour delicious cuisine in the English Grill.

Doubletree by Hilton London Victoria
Eccleston Square Hotel
The Goring
The Grosvenor Hotel
Park Plaza Victoria
Premier Inn London Victoria
St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel
The Z Hotel Victoria

GENERAL INFORMATION

ACCESS + ASSISTED PERFORMANCES
The Ambassador Theatre Groups strives to ensure that all of its customers have the best possible experience when visiting its venues. Please Click Here if you have any specific access requirements as well as for information about Signed, Captioned, Audio Described and Autism Friendly performances.

AGE RECOMMENDATION + THEATRE POLICY 
WICKED is suitable for a general audience and contains no profanities. As a guide to parents, guardians and teachers, it is recommended for ages 7+. All persons aged 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult and may not sit on their own within the auditorium. All persons entering the theatre, regardless of age, must have a ticket. Children under 3 years of age will not be admitted.

CLOAKROOM FACILITIES
A cloakroom is available for people who wish to leave heavy coats and umbrellas. Please note that we do not accept suitcases, rucksacks or large bags. A Left Luggage facility (Excess Baggage Company) is available opposite the theatre at Victoria Station (located between Platforms 7 & 8). Please note that the venue is not responsible for any loss or damage of personal belongings.

PERFORMANCE TIMES + LATECOMERS
WICKED is performed eight times a week, as follows:

Monday – Saturday evenings at 7.30pm
Wednesday & Saturday matinees at 2.30pm

Please check at the time of booking for any extra performances, which are frequently added at times of high demand including School Holidays and Christmas.

Evening performances end at approximately 10.15pm.
Matinee performances end at approximately 5.15pm.

There is one 20-minute interval.

Please arrive promptly as latecomers cannot be admitted until a designated point in the performance, which is approximately 25 minutes after curtain-up.

SAFETY + SECURITY
Security checks are in operation at the theatre, so please arrive at least 30 minutes before the start of the performance you are attending.  Suitcases, rucksacks and large bags will not be admitted into the Theatre. We appreciate your cooperation..

SOUVENIRS
A range of official WICKED souvenirs, including T-Shirts, bags, mugs, pens, jewellery and posters, are available at special Ozdust Boutiques situated throughout the theatre.

The deluxe Souvenir Programme, featuring stunning colour production photographs, cast and creative team biographies and information, is also available from venue staff throughout the theatre.

Alternatively, all items are available to purchase via the official Online Shop.

TICKET COLLECTION
Tickets left at the Box Office for collection can be picked up on the day of the performance you are attending. You will need to present the credit or debit card used for the purchase and sign for the tickets. Tickets will only be issued to the cardholder. Please bring your booking reference number with you.

It is advisable to collect your tickets no later than one hour prior to the start of the performance you are attending in order to avoid long queues at the Box Office.