The Other Palace

The Other Palace

Photo by: Peter Brown

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Artistic director: Paul Taylor Mills
Executive director: Marc Brown


Main Theatre - seats 312
Studio - seats 120


Box office: 0844 264 2121


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12 Palace Street
London SW1E 5JA

Council: Westminster

Region: London

Location map for The Other Palace


Victoria (Circle, District, Victoria)




The Other Palace

Day no:
C2, 16, 38, 42, 52, 73, 82, 148

Night no:
N16, N38, N73

About the The Other Palace

Formerly (until 28 January 2017) the theatre was known as the St James Theatre.

It re-opens on Monday 13 February 2017 as The Other Palace.

Access information


Access is on street level and the seats will be located in row N of the auditorium.

A lift that can take you from street level down to the studio level.

You will find more information on the theatre website access page.

Click the image below to go there.

Access link for this theatre

Wheelchair access

Access is on street level and the seats will be located in row N of the auditorium.

A lift that can take you from street level down to the studio level.

Hearing assistance

A Sennheiser infrared hearing system in operation in the auditorium recommend sitting in rows A-L. 

Two types of hearing device: The first are headphones that amplify the sound, the second is a necklace loop that can work in conjunction with your hearing aid.

Not have a hearing system in place in the studio.

Current shows

Anything Goes

Music, dance, laughs, and the age-old tale of Boy Meets Girl - no musical puts it on stage better than ANYTHING GOES.

Previews from: Wednesday 21 August 2019

Closes: Saturday 24 August 2019

Upcoming shows

Matt Forde's Brexit Through the Gift Shop

Joyride is back! Harry and Chris are the nation's favourite comedy-rap-jazz duo, and after selling out three Edinburgh Fringe shows in a row, they're bringing their raucous, joyful, fun-filled monthly night to The Other Palace.

Previews from: ... no date announced

Closes: ... no close date announced


A hilarious and poignant look at a modern family revolving around the life of a gay man Marvin, his wife, his lover, his soon to be bar mitzvahed son, their psychiatrist, and the lesbian neighbours.

Previews from: Friday 30 August 2019

Closes: Saturday 23 November 2019

The Feeling

A modern dark comedy musical about how friendships and the wrong kind of romance can be toxic.

Previews from: Monday 2 September 2019

Closes: Saturday 7 September 2019


Tells the story of a computer and prog-rock wunderkind, Norman Goodman. It is a funny interrogation of contemporary capitalism and the value of true friendship, tackling some all-too-familiar challenges with great humour and real heart.

Previews from: Friday 13 September 2019

Closes: Saturday 21 September 2019

Daryl Griffith's Zombies: The Musical

An irreverent, comedic tale of two star-crossed would-be lovers, desperately searching for each other even in death. Containing catchy tunes and cheeky lyrics, the songs will infect your brain and plague your head long after the show is over.

Previews from: Wednesday 16 October 2019

Closes: Saturday 19 October 2019

Reputation: A New Musical

Hollywood in the late 1930's: a time when the major studios are struggling to feed the insatiable worldwide demand for new talkies. Freddy Larceny is a con artist running a scam to pass-off the work of new writers as his own.

Previews from: Tuesday 5 November 2019

Closes: Thursday 14 November 2019

Amélie the Musical

The much loved five-time Oscar®-nominated film is brought to life by a cast of remarkably talented actor-musicians and set to a critically acclaimed re-orchestrated score.

Previews from: Friday 29 November 2019

Closes: Saturday 1 February 2020

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