UK – London – Apollo Theatre

Dates: February 1901 – present

Official website: http://www.nimaxtheatres.com/apollo-theatre/

See The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time page for information about the ceiling collapse

Productions & History

(partly from http://www.nimaxtheatres.com/apollo-theatre/ by Mark Fox with thanks to George Hoare Space; additional information from LondonTheatre.co.uk)

  • Everybody’s Talking About Jamie (November 2017 – (booking to October 2018))
  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Previews: 13 July 2017; Opening: 24 July 2017; Closed 7 October 2017)
  • Love In Idleness (May 2017 – July 2017)
  • Travesties (February 2017 – April 2017)
  • Peter Pan Goes Wrong (October 21, 2016 – 29 January 2017)
  • The Go Between (to October 2016) starring Michael Crawford
  • Horrible Histories – The Best of Barmy Britain (Summer to September 3 2016)
  • Nell Gwynn () by Jessica Swale, starring Gemma Arterton, transferred from Shakespeare’s Globe
  • Peter Pan Goes Wrong (?December 2015 to January 31, 2016)
  • Showstopper! The Improvised Musical () transferred to Lyric Theatre
  • Dear Lupin (July 30 2015 – September 2015) starring father & son James Fox & Jack Fox
  • The Audience (April 21 – July 25 2015) starring Kristin Scott Thomas
  • My Night With Reg (January 17 – April 11 2015)
  • Urinetown (September 2014 to January 3 2015) Transfer from St James Theatre
  • Let the Right One In (March 26th 2014 – August 30 2014)
  • Period of closure due to the ceiling collapse during performance (December 2013 – March 2014)
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (March 2013 – December 2013)
  • Twelfth Night / Richard III (November 2012 – February 2013) starring Mark Rylance & Stephen Fry
  • Long Day’s Journey Into Night (April 2012 – August 2012) starring David Suchet
  • Jerusalem (October 2011 – January 2012) by Jez Butterworth
  • The Country Girl (October 2010 – January 2011)
  • All My Sons (May 2010 – September 2010)
  • Jerusalem (January 2010 – April 2010)
  • Three Days of Rain (February 2009 – May 2009) starring James McAvoy
  • Rain Man (September 2008 – December 2008) starring Josh Hartnett
  • Glengarry Glenn Ross (October 2007 – January 2008)
  • The Glass Menagerie (February 2007 – May 2007) starring Jessica Lange
  • Summer and Smoke (2005) starring Rosamund Pike
  • 2005 – The theatre changed ownership – now owned by Nimax Theatres.
  • The Price (9 September 2003 – 10 Jan 2004) by Arthur Miller
  • My Brilliant Divorce (from 14 February 2003. Limited Season) Starring Dawn French
  • Sleuth (Previews from 2 July 2002 – 8 February 2003) By Anthony Shaffer. starring Ian Ogilvy and Jonathan Kerrigan. 
  • The Constant Wife (Previews from 3 April 2002. Closed 29 June 2002) By Somerset Maugham. Starring Sara Crowe, Serena Evans, Lucy Fleming, Steven Pacey, Jenny Seagrove, Linda Thorson & Simon Williams. Directed by Edward Hall. 
  • Star Quality (Previews from October 23, Opens October 29 2001 – 23 March 2002) Starring Penelope Keith, Una Stubbs & Russell Boulter, Directed by Christopher Luscombe. 
  • Gondoliers (Previews from 27 June 2001, closed Sept 29 2001) adapted and directed by John Doyle
  • The Female Odd Couple (Previews from 17 April 2001 – Closed 23 June 2001) by Neil Simon
  • Fallen Angels (Previews from 17 October 2000, opened 25 October 2000, closed 13 April 2001) By Noel Coward. Starring Felicity Kendal and Frances de la Tour, directed by Michael Rudman
  • They Shoot Horses Don’t They (7 – 16 September 2000) National Youth Theatre
  • Personals (Opens 13 June 2000, closed 29 July 2000)
  • Side Man (Closed 10 June 2000) starring Jason Priestley, Edie Falco, Frank Wood
  • 2000 Purchased by Lord Lloyd-Webber’s Really Useful Group and Bridgepoint Capital
  • Popcorn (1997)
  • Neville’s Island (1994) starring Tony Slattery
  • Don’t Dress For Dinner (26th March 1991 – 24 October 1992) transferred to the Duchess Theatre
  • Best of Friends (1988) by Hugh Whitemore. One of the last stage appearances of Sir John Gielgud, aged 83
  • Gerald Moon’s Corpse (1984) in which Keith Baxter played twins opposite Milo O’Shea
  • Season’s Greetings (1982)
  • Middle Aged Spread (1980) with Richard Briers and Paul Eddington
  • Shut Your Eyes and Think of England (1977) starring Donald Sinden
  • 1975 – changed ownership – now part of the Stoll Moss Group
  • The Norman Conquests (1974)
  • Why Not Stay for Breakfast (1973)
  • The Mating Game (1972) starring Terry Scott
  • Home (1969) starring Sir John Gielgud & Ralph Richardson
  • Forty Years On (1968) starring Sir John Gielgud
  • Boeing Boeing (20 Feb 1962 – 10 May 1965) by Marc Camoletti, adapted by Beverly Cross starring Patrick Cargill and David Tomlinson. Transferred to the Duchess in May 1965.
  • Seagulls Over Sorrento (1950 – ?1953)
  • Treasure Hunt (1949) directed by John Gielgud, starring Sybil Thorndike and Lewis Casson
  • The Happiest Days of Your Life (1948) starring Margaret Rutherford
  • Private Lives (1944 – ?) revival, starring John Clements and Kay Hammond
  • 1944 – Prince Litter took control of the theatre
  • Flare Path (1942)
  • Gaslight (1939)
  • Idiot’s Delight (1938) starring Raymond Massey
  • Wild Decembers (1932) starring Diana Wynyard as Charlotte Bronte 
  • There’s Always Juliet (1931)
  • A Symphony in Two Flats (1929)
  • The Silver Tassie (1929)
  • Irish Rose (1927)
  • Trilby (1922) by George Du Maurier
  • 1920 – Actor George Grossmith and Edward Laurillard became managers
  • Hobson’s Choice (1916)
  • The Follies (1908 until 1912) by H G Pelissier
  • Tom Jones (1907)  starring Cicely Courtneidge 
  • Veronique (1904)
  • The Belle of Bohemia (1901)

Archive equipment related to Apollo Theatre, London over the years

  • CD / System CD (Strand)
  • Compact (CMS) (Strand)
  • Documents


    Apollo Theatre - Arthur Lloyd 
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    From Arthur Lloyd website

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