Apollo Theatre

Apollo Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, seen from the street.

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Chairman: Max Weitzenhoffer


Apollo Theatre - seats 775


Box office: 0844 482 9671


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31 Shaftesbury Avenue
London W1D 7ES

Council: Westminster

Region: London

Location map for Apollo Theatre


Piccadilly Circus (Piccadilly, Bakerloo)

Charing Cross



Trocadero / Haymarket

Day no:
14, 19, 38

Night no:
N19, N38

About Apollo Theatre

The Apollo Theatre is a Grade II listed West End theatre, on Shaftesbury Avenue in the City of Westminster, in central London. Designed by the architect Lewin Sharp for owner Henry Lowenfeld, it became the fourth legitimate theatre to be constructed on the street when it opened its doors in 1901. The Apollo Theatre is owned and operated by Nimax Theatres.

Access information


The venues have all patrons to assist customers who may have special access needs plan their visit.

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Wheelchair access

To access the auditorium there are 22 stairs to the Stalls and 12 stairs to the Dress Circle. There are a further 11 stairs down to the stalls bar. Wheelchair user access is provided using a platform lift to the Stalls. Maximum weight is 300kg. Stalls Q1 and Q22 can be removed to provide wheelchair spaces.

There is a fully adapted unisex toilet in the Stalls.

Visual assistance

Guide dogs and hearing dogs are welcome.

Hearing assistance

The theatre is fitted with a Williams Sound hearing assistance system. Headsets are available on a first come first served basis.

Current shows

Everybody's Talking about Jamie

Sixteen: the edge of possibility. Time to make your dreams come true.

Supported by his brilliant loving mum and surrounded by his friends, Jamie overcomes prejudice, beats the bullies and steps out of the darkness, into the spotlight.

Previews from: Monday 6 November 2017

Closes: ... no close date announced

Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain - Part Four!

We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So it's time to prepare yourselves for Horrible Histories live on stage with a brand new show featuring all new scenes in Barmy Britain - Part Four!

Previews from: Thursday 1 August 2019

Closes: Saturday 31 August 2019

Upcoming shows

The Snail and the Whale

Join an adventurous young girl and her seafaring father as they reimagine the story of a tiny snail's incredible trip around the world, inspired by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's much-loved picture book.

Previews from: Saturday 30 November 2019

Closes: Sunday 5 January 2020

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