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16th November 2014

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Ben Harper
27th April 2014

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19th October 2014

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Don Williams
18th May 2014

Don Williams

Engelbert Humperdinck
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Auditorium
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Auditorium

Cinderella Bar
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Cinderella Bar

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Rehearsal Room

Val Parnell Bar
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About

London Palladium a venue to which all performers aspire and has hosted more annual Royal Variety Performances than any other theatre. Welcome to the official website of the London Palladium – designed by Frank Matcham – which opened on Boxing Day 1910 and became famous, partly through television, as the “Ace Variety Theatre of the World”.
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HISTORY

The Mogul Saloon was built in 1847 and, over the next four years, was renamed the Turkish Saloon and the Mogul Music Hall before finally settling on the name The Middlesex Music Hall in 1851. Operating under this name reconstruction work took place to house larger audiences in both 1872 and 1892.
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DIRECTIONS

The nearest underground station is Oxford Circus (Central, Victoria and Bakerloo lines) and Bond Street (Central and Jubilee Lines).
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SEATING PLAN

Where we provide a seating plan for events, every effort is made to show you the correct information. However, we are unable to guarantee the accuracy of our seating plans in case of short term or venue specific changes due to production requirements. Seating plans are generally provided as a guide only and are not an exact representation of the seating layout at the venue.
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DISABLED ACCESS

No steps through double swing doors into the foyer. Box Office to the right with lowered counter. Escalator up from the main foyer to the mezzanine level and then a further 32 steps up to the Stalls, or 41 to the rear Stalls. 65 steps up to the Dress Circle (three steep steps between rows). Venue is carpeted throughout and all staircases are highlighted with handrails on either side. Theatre opens 45 minutes before the performance.
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Phone Number

0844 412 4655

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0844 412 4648 access@seetickets.com
Detail from London Palladium's Cinderella Bar
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Venue Hire

The iconic London Palladium is the perfect venue to host the grandest business conferences, presentations, meetings and receptions. This prestigious theatre’s auditorium seats over 2,200 people, while two bars offer spaces to fit smaller business functions. The London palladium is situated in the heart of London’s West End, a short walk from Oxford Circus.

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Refurbishment

Refurbishment

Val Parnell Bar

In 2010, the Palladium’s centenary year, a major refurbishment project of the front of house areas created the beautiful new Val Parnell bar which provides a sweeping new entrance for patrons with Stalls tickets and created an additional 20 ladies’ lavatories and 6 further facilities for gentlemen.

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Our History

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1910

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The Palladium opened on Boxing Day. Frank Matcham, the architect, was commissioned by Walter Gibbons to build the grandest, most luxurious, yet intimate music hall.

The Palladium opened on Boxing Day.  Frank Matcham, the architect, was commissioned by Walter Gibbons to build the grandest, most luxurious, yet intimate music hall.

1931

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The first Crazy Week was the beginning of the famous Crazy Gang, and the theatre became their home for 9 years until the second world war.

The first Crazy Week was the beginning of the famous Crazy Gang, and the theatre became their home for 9 years until the second world war.

1947

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Danny Kaye became a star overnight with his first Palladium appearance and Laurel and Hardy were the biggest act billed at The Royal Variety Performance.

Danny Kaye became a star overnight with his first Palladium appearance and Laurel and Hardy were the biggest act billed at The Royal Variety Performance.

1951

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Judy Garland played her first Palladium season.

Judy Garland played her first Palladium season.

1955

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Val Parnell’s Sunday Night at The London Palladium was first broadcast on ATV. Hosted by Tommy Trinder the show took live variety into people’s own sitting rooms. Such familiarity brought the Palladium an unrivalled popularity and uniquely made the theatre a destination in itself regardless of who was on the bill.

Val Parnell’s Sunday Night at The London Palladium was first broadcast on ATV. Hosted by Tommy Trinder the show took live variety into people’s own sitting rooms. Such familiarity brought the Palladium an unrivalled popularity and uniquely made the theatre a destination in itself regardless of who was on the bill.

1964

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Cliff Richard headlined the pantomime Aladdin also starring, and with songs by, The Shadows.

Cliff Richard headlined the pantomime Aladdin also starring, and with songs by, The Shadows.

1979

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The King and I was the first open-ended run of a full scale book musical. Yul Brynner came to London to play his signature role in the UK for the first time.

The King and I was the first open-ended run of a full scale book musical. Yul Brynner came to London to play his signature role in the UK for the first time.

1991

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Jason Donovan took the lead role in the Really Useful Theatre Company’s new production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

Jason Donovan took the lead role in the Really Useful Theatre Company’s new production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

2002

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The famous but outdated revolving stage was removed to accommodate the state-of-art technology required to make a car fly in the world premiere of the stage spectacular Chitty Chitty Bang Bang . Chitty still holds the record as the longest-running show ever to play The Palladium with 1,414 performances.

The famous but outdated revolving stage was removed to accommodate the state-of-art technology required to make a car fly in the world premiere of the stage spectacular Chitty Chitty Bang Bang . Chitty still holds the record as the longest-running show ever to play The Palladium with 1,414 performances.

2006

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Andrew Lloyd Webber pioneered television casting with the general public choosing Connie Fisher to play Maria in The Sound of Music.

Andrew Lloyd Webber pioneered television casting with the general public choosing Connie Fisher to play Maria in The Sound of Music.

2014

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I Can’t Sing – The X Factor Musical begins previews in February. Nigel Harman stars as the show’s co-producer Simon Cowell.

I Can’t Sing – The X Factor Musical begins previews in February. Nigel Harman stars as the show’s co-producer Simon Cowell.
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