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The Phantom Of The Opera

Exclusive: discovered in the vaults at Phantom London

Published October 13, 2016

The Phantom Of The Opera has mesmerised audiences for 30 years. We rummaged through the archives to see the incredible journey the show has been on. Here’s what we found:

1. The programme for the 1985 Sydmonton Festival, where Phantom received its debut 

1_Programme for the 1985 Sydmonton Festival, where Phantom received its debut

 

2. The billing page for the 1985 Sydmonton Festival programme

2_Programme for the 1985 Sydmonton Festival, billing page

 

3. The 25th anniversary production at The Royal Albert Hall 

3_The 25th anniversary production at The Royal Albert Hall

 

4. Sarah Brightman as Christine Daaé. Photo: Michael Le Poer Trench 

4_Sarah Brightman (Christine Daaé) credit Michael Le Poer Trench

 

5. Liam Tamne, Geronimo Rauch and Harriet Jones celebrate Phantom’s 12000th performance. Photo: Dan Wooller

5_Liam Tamne, Geronimo Rauch and Harriet Jones celebrate Phantom’s 12000th performance Photo by Dan Woo

 

6. Cameron Mackintosh & Andrew Lloyd Webber celebrate Phantom’s 10th anniversary in 1996. Photo: Alan Davidson

6_Phantom 10 Anniversary, Cameron MACKINTOSH & Andrew Lloyd WEBBER, London1996 Photo Alan Davidson

 

7. The Phantom’s 25th anniversary performance party at London’s Natural History Museum.

7_The Phantom 25th Anniversary performance party at London’s National Gallery

 

8. Her Majesty’s theatre in 1987

8_Her Majesty’s theatre 1987

 

9. Leaflet announcing the opening of the show at Her Majesty’s Theatre in May 1986

9_Phantom Leaflet Announcing Opening Of Show - Her Majesty's Theatre, May1986

 

10. The cover of the 25th anniversary souvenir brochure 

10_Cover of the 25th anniversary souvenir brochure

 

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s mesmerising score along with jaw-dropping scenery and breathtaking special effects, magically combine to bring this tragic love story to life each night. Take advantage of our exclusive No Booking Fee offer, and experience the iconic musical yourself.