Events at Apollo Theatre
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31 Shaftesbury AvenueW1D 6NA
- 0845 4349290
I saw Let the Right One in at The Apollo a few weeks ago and I absolutely loved it. I hadn't seen either movie adaptation or read the book, but I knew the gist of the story.
The play was put on by The National Theatre of Scotland and the acting was excellent, I really think the Scottish accents lent a lot to the scenes as well, especially the ones that included Oskar and his bullies. The set...more
The Apollo is your classic London theatre, albeit a small one. All the usual suspects are there, the bar, circle and stalls. Be warned however the first 2 or 3 rows of the stalls are very close to a high stage. If you're on the short side you will be looking at the front of the stage and the actors ankles. Even at 6'2" I walked out with a stiff neck from craning to see what was going on from...more
Small, traditional London theatre. Surprisingly roomy and comfortable seats for an old theatre, normally your knees are wedged up against the seat in front. Ornate plaster work as you would expect in traditional London theatres.
The bar is a good size and the service really quick for a theatre. It didn't get too crazy during the intermission.more
What a beautiful, amazing theater. I saw "A Curious Night at the Theater" here, which was an autism benefit that allowed the theater to be used in a really unique way. Aside from the actual stage performances, videos were projected on both the back wall and floor for the balcony to see, and there was a live auction. Additionally, there was stand up, and live music (Bat for Lashes! Chris...more
I saw Madness of King George III here.The show itself was top notch.
If you are into old Victorian theatres, you'll dig this place. You know it has history because the first balcony (I was in the front row, stage left) tilts not-so-subtily to the right. One of those things estate agents call 'character'. And this place does have it, as it dates to 1901, so even though by London standards its...more