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


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

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

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

The Barricade Boys Christmas Cabaret

The Barricade Boys showcase some of the world's finest male voices from the West End, International Tour and Hollywood movie of the world's longest-running musical - Les Misérables.

Previews from: Tuesday 10 December 2019

Closes: Saturday 28 December 2019

New Year, New Favourites

This new, star-filled series of intimate concerts is designed to bring musical theatre lovers closer to their favourite West End performers as they celebrate their favourite new music.

Previews from: Monday 13 January 2020

Closes: Saturday 25 January 2020

Be More Chill

Just your atypical love story - a guy (he wants to fit in), a girl (she wants to be noticed), and the supercomputer inside the guy's head that tells him what to do (it wants to take over the world!).

Previews from: Wednesday 12 February 2020

Closes: Sunday 3 May 2020

Greyson Matters

Full of heart and humour, this musical tells the story of Geneva, an ageing woman dealing with unemployment, homelessness, and dementia in Cleveland, Ohio.

Previews from: Wednesday 8 July 2020

Closes: Saturday 18 July 2020

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