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Apollo Theatre

31 Shaftesbury Ave, London W1D 7ES, England
+44 844 482 5130
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Quaint

A small theatre about 750. Ist time here we was in the dress circle ok leg room a bit cramped, bar... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Clivey57
via mobile
Cat on a hot tin roof

Really enjoyed the play and thought the actors were great. Booking is an absolute must if you can... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cgab2013
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London, United Kingdom
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31 Shaftesbury Ave, London W1D 7ES, England
Soho
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+44 844 482 5130
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A small theatre about 750. Ist time here we was in the dress circle ok leg room a bit cramped, bar ok, in the dress circle you can't admire the ceiling( painting)overall a lovely theatre and would visit again.

Thank Clivey57
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed the play and thought the actors were great. Booking is an absolute must if you can still get tickets. however, always worth dropping past for returns on the day of the performance the seats though in the theatre are not the most comfortable...More

Thank cgab2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is old and small. The seats are very tight with much less leg room than a budget airline. In the end I walked out half way through the second half as I could not cope with the pain in my knee from it...More

Thank Wanderinggiraffe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All the cast were top notch but especially Sienna Miller and Colin Meany...this modern take was brilliant and i strongly suggest you book stalls!..it takes a few minutes to tune in to the accents... i would highly recommend this!

Thank mike c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed the production & thought Sienna Miller did a decent job in her role, the first act is as good as hers alone so credit where due for a brave & unfaltering performance. Jack O'Connell & Colm Meaney are strong players but I particularly...More

Thank mrstraveller1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The play was well done and from our seats in the front part of the Stalls, the sightlines were excellent. However, as regular theatre goers this was probably one of the worst cases we have seen of the auditorium basically being turned into a cafe....More

Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Cat on a hot tin roof, a modern take on William's Deep South classic. All shining gold backdrop with a large double bed dominating the stage. Enjoyable performances from the whole cast and especially Sienna Miller, Jack O'Connell, Hayley Squires, Lisa Palfrey, Colm Meaney and...More

Thank Graham B
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This modernised take on a classic Tennessee Williams play worked so well on all levels. Sienna Miller, Jack O'Connell and Colm Meaney all shone with outstanding performances as Maggie, Brick and Big Daddy respectively. Although views were spoiled sometimes by the layout of the theatre...More

Thank SP1070
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Despite seeing many plays on the West End it was my first visit to the Apollo on Shaftesbury Ave. The theatre is beautiful and due to its size the experience feels intimate. Cat on a hot tin roof is an exceptional piece of theatre. From...More

Thank Catherine G
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Oh my it was amazing sat 3 rows from the front and we were blasted out of our seats !!Fantastic acting by all the cast members, a special mention to Kerry Fox who was thrown in at the deep end cast member " who was...More

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The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho
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compelling lineup of cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars,
and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red
Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene –
and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping
enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's
greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the
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I was in the first row - right at the front!! As that was a cheap ticket. But it was worth it as I could even see tears in the eyes of Micheal Crawford at a particular scene!
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You would have to check with the theatre directly but I do know that he has suffered with ME for some time now and it has been touch and go as to how long he could manage the busy schedule, especially with 2 shows on... More
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