UK – London – Apollo Victoria

  • Art Deco design, ‘Super-Cinema’, opened in 1930
  • Unusual design accommodated two major roads running either side of the venue by having two frontages.
  • The loading doors for the venue are around 6 feet in the air in the stage right wing
  • The first theatre in the West End to use a ‘Galaxy‘ lighting control desk, for The Sound of Music (1981)

Official website

http://www.atgtickets.com/venues/apollo-victoria-theatre/

Past Productions

  • Wicked (September 27 2006 – present)
  • Movin’ Out (March 28 2006 – May 22 2006)
  • Saturday Night Fever (July 2 2004 – February 18 2006)
  • Bombay Dreams (June 19 2002 – June 13 2004)
  • (Auditorium refurbishment to uncover original architectural features and to install LED house lighting scheme)
  • Starlight Express (March 27 1984 – January 12, 2002)
  • Long period of modification of the auditorium to accommodate the race tracks at circle and stalls level, as well as the automated bridge for Starlight Express
  • Cliff Richard in concert (3 November 1983 – 10 December 1983)
  • Fiddler on the Roof starring Topol (June 28 1983 – October 29, 1983)
  • Camelot featuring Richard Harris (November 23 1982 – February 5 1983)
  • The Sound of Music featuring Petula Clark (August 17 1981 – September 18 1982)
  • Hoop-La (15 October 1930 – ?), along with the film Old English

External links

Theatres Trust page on the Apollo Victoria

Archive equipment related to Apollo Victoria, London over the years

  • Galaxy (Strand Lighting)
  • Documents


    Apollo Victoria - Arthur Lloyd 
    [External Website]
    From Arthur Lloyd website
    Galaxy at the Apollo Victoria Theatre, for The Sound of Music
    Galaxy at the Apollo Victoria Theatre, for The Sound of Music (1981)
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    From

    LSI: Bombay Dreams (August 2002)
    [1.99Mb PDF]
    From Lighting & Sound International

    LSI: Wicked (December 2006)
    [14.65Mb PDF]
    From Lighting & Sound International

    Mentions of Apollo Victoria, London in indexed journals

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