The Other Palace

Content to follow

Content to follow
Content to follow

Our History

Prev

1910

west end theatres host your event in at a london theatre icon glasses
really useful theatres did you know you can add champagne experiences to your theatre visit masks

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

west end theatres host your event in at a london theatre icon glasses
really useful theatres did you know you can add champagne experiences to your theatre visit masks

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

west end theatres host your event in at a london theatre icon glasses
really useful theatres did you know you can add champagne experiences to your theatre visit masks

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

west end theatres host your event in at a london theatre icon glasses
really useful theatres did you know you can add champagne experiences to your theatre visit masks

Judy Garland played her first Palladium season.

Judy Garland played her first Palladium season.

1955

west end theatres host your event in at a london theatre icon glasses
really useful theatres did you know you can add champagne experiences to your theatre visit masks

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

west end theatres host your event in at a london theatre icon glasses
really useful theatres did you know you can add champagne experiences to your theatre visit masks

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

west end theatres host your event in at a london theatre icon glasses
really useful theatres did you know you can add champagne experiences to your theatre visit masks

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

west end theatres host your event in at a london theatre icon glasses
really useful theatres did you know you can add champagne experiences to your theatre visit masks

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

west end theatres host your event in at a london theatre icon glasses
really useful theatres did you know you can add champagne experiences to your theatre visit masks

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

west end theatres host your event in at a london theatre icon glasses
really useful theatres did you know you can add champagne experiences to your theatre visit masks

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

west end theatres host your event in at a london theatre icon glasses
really useful theatres did you know you can add champagne experiences to your theatre visit masks

I Can’t Sing – The X Factor Musical with Nigel Harman starring as the show’s co-producer Simon Cowell.

I Can’t Sing – The X Factor Musical with Nigel Harman starring as the show’s co-producer Simon Cowell.

2015

west end theatres host your event in at a london theatre icon glasses
really useful theatres did you know you can add champagne experiences to your theatre visit masks

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-breaking 2015 Olivier award nominated musical CATS returned to the London Palladium

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-breaking 2015 Olivier award nominated musical CATS returned to the London Palladium

2016

west end theatres host your event in at a london theatre icon glasses
really useful theatres did you know you can add champagne experiences to your theatre visit masks

Pantomime returns to the Palladium after nearly thirty years.

Pantomime returns to the Palladium after nearly thirty years.
Next