Wicked - London

Wicked - London

Apollo Victoria Theatre

Price from $ 59.10

Wicked is the winner of over 100 international awards, including The Grammy Award, TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence Award and three Tony Awards. The musical has cast its spell over audiences of all ages across the world for a decade, and it continues to be a record-breaking hit at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre, where it has become the 10th longest-running West End musical of all time.

Highlights:
- Ensure your tickets to this popular musical 
- Choose your own seats
- See for yourself why it has won over 100 awards 
- Experience a musical for the whole family

What is Wicked about? 
Wicked the musical is based on the acclaimed novel by Gregory Maguire that re-imagined the stories and characters created by L. Frank Baum in ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’. Wicked is the incredible untold story of an unlikely friendship between two girls, who first meet as sorcery students.

Their extraordinary adventures in Oz will ultimately see them fulfill their destinies as Glinda The Good, and Elphaba the Wicked Witch of the West. Packed with thrilling technical wizardry, dazzling costumes, an ingenious and witty story and show-stopping songs, Wicked is an unforgettable, enchanting experience that is not to be missed.

'One of the most popular West End musicals ever'. (Evening Standard)
'The perfect choice for a spellbinding night out.' (Daily Mail) 

Similar musicals for the whole family:
Matilda the Musical - Billy Elliot

How do I get my tickets?
Shortly after your booking is complete, you will receive an e-ticket by email. Just print out your ticket and bring it with you to the theater.

Who is the musical suitable for?
Wicked is a musical for all ages, but it is recommended for children from age 7 and up, children under 3 will not be admitted. Children under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult during the performance. 

How long is the musical?
Wicked the musical lasts approx. 2 hours and 50 minutes, including intermission. 

Who is the team behind?
Wicked is based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, has music and lyrics by multi-Grammy and Academy Award winner Stephen Schwartz, and adapted to the stage by Winnie Holzman. The production is directed by Joe Mantello. 

Wicked - London ReviewsWicked - London Reviews

"Eight years in the West End would tire some musicals, but it's only matured Wicked into one of the country's strongest and most enduringly popular shows. Enlightening, hilarious, heartbreaking and suitably magical – if you haven't seen it yet, do"
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Wicked - London Press releaseWicked - London Press release

GINA BECK AND MATT WILLIS TO JOIN WEST END HIT MUSICAL WICKED FROM MONDAY 12 DECEMBER 2011 DESMOND BARRIT RETURNS TO PLAY ‘THE WIZARD’ WICKED, the smash hit musical that tells the untold story of ...
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Press release Wicked - London

GINA BECK AND MATT WILLIS TO JOIN WEST END HIT MUSICAL WICKED FROM MONDAY 12 DECEMBER 2011
DESMOND BARRIT RETURNS TO PLAY ‘THE WIZARD’

WICKED
, the smash hit musical that tells the untold story of the Witches of Oz, is pleased to announce that Gina Beck and Matt Willis will join the cast on Monday 12 December 2011 to star as Glinda and Fiyero respectively. Desmond Barrit is returning to the show to play The Wizard. They will be joined by Lillie Flynn (Nessarose), Christopher Howell (Doctor Dillamond) and Adam Pettigrew (Boq).

Gina Beck (Glinda) recently finished a two-year season starring as ‘Christine Daaé’ in Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera at London's Her Majesty’s Theatre. She made her West End debut in 2006 as ‘Cosette’ in Les Misérables at the Queens Theatre and recently performed in the 25th Anniversary Concert at The O2. Gina is currently starring in The Belle’s Stratagem at the Southwark Playhouse.

Matt Willis (Fiyero) first shot to fame as a member of the chart-topping, BRIT award-winning band Busted. In 2006 he won the popular ITV show I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!. He has subsequently made countless TV appearances, many alongside his wife, presenter Emma Willis. Having originally trained at the Sylvia Young Theatre School, Matt returned to his theatre roots in 2010, to make his West End debut as ‘Nick Hurley’ in Flashdance. He most recently starred as ‘Chuck’ in the UK national tour of Footloose.

Desmond Barrit (The Wizard) originally starred in WICKED in 2008/09. The Olivier award-winning RSC and National Theatre actor has just finished playing ‘Falstaff’, directed by Sir Peter Hall, to great acclaim.

Gina Beck (Glinda), Matt Willis (Fiyero), Desmond Barrit (The Wizard), Lillie Flynn (Nessarose), Christopher Howell (Doctor Dillamond) and Adam Pettigrew (Boq) will join current WICKED stars Rachel Tucker (Elphaba) and Julie Legrand (Madame Morrible) from Monday 12 December 2011.

WICKED recently played its 2000th performance and will celebrate its landmark 5th birthday on Tuesday 27 September 2011. The “hugely popular musical” (The Times) has now been seen by almost 4 million people since its West End premiere in 2006.

Acclaimed as “the hit musical with brains, heart and courage” (The Sunday Telegraph), WICKED has won multiple awards including the 2010 Olivier Award for Most Popular Show and the Whatsonstage.com Award for Best West End Show in both 2011 and 2010.

 

Info

Apollo Victoria Theatre
17 Wilton Road
London
SW1V 1LG

Evening performances
Monday to Saturday 7.30pm

Matinee performances
Wednesday and Saturday 2.30pm

Running Time:
2 hours 45 minutes

Directions

Directions

Directions
The theatre can be seen opposite the station.

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