Wicked - London

Wicked - London

Apollo Victoria Theatre

Price from $ 33.40

Experience the wonder of Wicked as it celebrates more than a decade of captivating audiences of all ages on London's West End.  Be enchanted by Wicked's dazzling sets, costumes, and choreography, show-stopping score, and riveting story of two famous young witches.  If you think you know the story of the Wicked Witch of the West, think again...

- Be mesmerized by the dazzling special effects and showstopping songs of Wicked
- Enjoy a musical for the entire family (recommended for children from 7 & up)
- See this backstory behind the Wizard of Oz
- Book your tickets from home to this popular musical
- Choose from a range of prices for every budget
- Be sure to see at least one West End show while in London

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.

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. 

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

How do I get my tickets?
Soon after your booking is complete, you will receive your e-tickets at the email address entered at time of booking. Please 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 ages seven and up. Children under three will not be admitted to the theater. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult during the performance. 

How long is the musical?
Wicked the Musical runs approximately two hours and 50 minutes, including intermission. 

Who's the genius behind the show?
Wicked is based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, has music and lyrics by multi-Grammy and Academy Award-winner Stephen Schwartz, and has been 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"
Harper's Bazaar

"We must all be off to see this Wicked and wonderful vision of Oz"
Evening Standard

"The hit musical with brains, heart and courage"
The Sunday Telegraph

"Prepare for a riot of colour, drama, magic and fun in this spellbinding show"

"A thrilling theatrical experience with brains, heart and courage"

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’

, 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.



Apollo Victoria Theatre
17 Wilton Road

Evening performances
Monday to Saturday at 7.30 PM

Matinee performances
Wednesdays and Saturdays at 2.30 PM

Running Time:
2 hours and 50 minutes, including intermission



The closest station is Victoria Station (Victoria/District/Circle Line). Exit for Wilton Rd. The theatre can be seen opposite the station.

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