Victoria Palace Theatre

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Billy Elliot is the smash hit British musical currently showing at the Victoria Palace Theatre. It follows the tribulations of star in the making, young Billy Elliot, who dreams of rising above the conventions of his hometown to become a ballet dancer.

The story takes place in the turbulent 1980s, during the time of Margaret Thatcher, unions and civil unrest. Billy is too young to understand confrontation and political upheaval; he only knows he wants to dance and he will fight for his right to do so, even if this means swapping boxing gloves for ballet shoes and squaring up to his Dad and brother.

Billy Elliot is one of the most endearing, uplifting musicals of modern times and continues to thrill audiences at this historic venue in the heart of London’s West End. Get your Billy Elliot tickets with Theatre Bookings and enjoy the show!

History of Victoria Palace Theatre

The Victoria Palace Theatre was built in 1911 for what now seems the small price of £12,000 and following the designs of eminent architect Frank Matcham. The new construction was built on the site of a variety house called the Royal Standard Music Hall – this site had been the home to theatres since the mid-1800s.

One of the early smash hits was the musical Me and My Girl (1937) which ran for well over a thousand performances. This spectacular run was ended by the outbreak of the Second World War.

When peace returned the theatre staged a series of popular revue shows. The Crazy Gang enjoyed a prolonged period of success in residence at the theatre until the 1960s after which the theatre was home to the Black and White Minstrel Show.

In recent history the theatre has witnessed a string of musical hits including Annie (1978) Buddy (1989) and now Billy Elliot.

Travel Details

The Victoria Palace Theatre is conveniently located opposite Victoria Mainline Tube and Bus Station and can be accessed by a number of different transport links.

Bus routes: 8, 11, 211, 36, 24, 38, 73, 511
Victoria – tube, mainline train and bus terminal (2 minutes’ walk)

It is within the Congestion Charge Zone (7am until 6pm). The nearest car park is the Q Park Pimilico (Winchester St, London, SW1V 4JQ) which offers a 50% to all theatre-goers when they present their tickets to the cloakroom at the theatre.

Victoria St, London SW1E 5EA

Victoria Palace Theatre Seating Plan

The seating capacity of the theatre is 1,550, a relatively large auditorium spread over three levels; Grand Circle Dress Circle and Stalls.

Disabled access

Make sure you call the box office with any specific requirements before you book your tickets to ensure that staff can make appropriate preparations for your specific requirements.

The grand circle is not accessible to people with walking difficulties. There is an infra-red and induction loop system available at the theatre and headsets must be booked in advance.

Some performances are captioned – please contact the box office for more information on when these are scheduled.

Guide dogs are allowed in the auditorium and the management provide a dog-sitting service for the visually impaired if required.

There are two spaces for wheelchairs in the stalls section. The bar areas are inaccessible to patrons with difficulty walking, however drinks can be brought to into the auditorium when requested.

There is an accessible toilet at the Allington Street entrance to the theatre.

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