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London Palladium

London Palladium

Closed until: 26 April 2020

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Access

Sound Amplification:

Induction Loop & Sennheiser Infrared

Toilets:

Mens and Womens throughout. Adapted toilet on the right inside entrance in Ramillies Place. Access also from the stalls bar

Guide Dogs Policy:

Access dogs are allowed inside the auditorium. Staff can also dog-sit for four dogs per performance in the Manager’s office

Wheelchairs:

Please contact the Theatre Manager on arrival. Access is via the Box Office (ramp) at the front of the theatre in Argyll Street and then by wheelchair lift down to the Stalls bar. No steps to back of Stalls, although the auditorium is on a fairly steep rake. Four spaces for wheelchair users at L46, O48, Q48 and S49. Companions can sit in same row. Transfer seating available to aisle seats.

Access from Street to Foyer:

Ramp

Access From Theatre Foyer To Seat:

Level access to Stalls, 30 steps to Dress Circle, 63 to Upper Circle and 93 to Balcony

Level Access:

Stalls Row 0, Dress Circle Row K, Balcony Row K

Stairs/Lift/Ramp Available:

Lift to all auditorium levels

Contact

Contact the venue:

020 7087 7747

Your Visit

Security Information:

Security note: For your comfort and security, you may be subject to additional checks on your visit to London theatres. Please contact the venue for more information.

Bar:

3 licensed bars. No steps to Variety Bar (Stalls level) from the entrance off Ramillies Place, down a slope with a handrail to your right. Moveable seats and tables. Dress Circle bar 7 steps up from the Dress Circle, with moveable seats. Narrow bar at Upper Circle level. Drinks in plastic cups may be brought to disabled customers in the auditorium.

Air Conditioned:

Yes

Accepts Theatre Tokens:

Yes

History

The London Palladium is a 2,286 seat theatre located near Oxford Circus. It is owned by LW Theatres and has strong connections to Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Group. Throughout its history, it has hosted plays including The Sound Of Music and a revival of Cats.

The London Palladium opened on Boxing Day 1910 with the first ‘grand variety bill’ featuring acts as diverse as Nellie Wallace and classical actor Martin Harvey. The Frank Matcham-designed building occupies a site which was previously home to a Corinthian Bazaar, Hengler’s Grand Cirque and the National Ice Skating Palace.

During the Second World War, the theatre was hit by a bomb which, after crashing through the roof and embedding itself in the stage, did not explode. Due to this good fortune, the theatre survives mostly in its original condition, although it has undergone some minor repairs and adjustments.

By the 1950s the theatre was known as the ‘Ace Variety Theatre of the World’, a reputation enhanced by the enormous worldwide popularity of ATV’s Sunday Night at the London Palladium.

One of the reasons for the London Palladium’s fame is that it often hosts the annual Royal Variety Performance. It has hosted this event over 40 times.

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West End Theatres are cancelling all performances until 26 April 2020, whilst we wait for further clarity from the government. We have a list of all SOLT member venues and the current information we know here.

If your performance has been cancelled, you do not need to contact your ticket provider, you will be contacted about your tickets.

If you have booked directly with the theatre or show website, they will contact you directly to arrange an exchange for a later date, credit note or refund.

Due to the unprecedented number of orders to be processed, you may not hear from your ticket provider before your performance is due to go ahead. We are processing in strict date order of performance so please bear with us, everyone will be contacted. We ask for your patience and understanding as the current circumstances means that it is impossible to process all tickets within our usual 14 days.

If you have booked via a ticket agent, they will also be in contact with you directly.

Please do not contact your credit card company as that will slow the process down and put an additional burden on our box office and ticket agent teams.

If anything changes or if future performances are cancelled, you will be contacted directly contacted by your theatre or ticket provider.