London’s No.1 show” (LBC) is back! Now in its landmark 16th Year at the Apollo Victoria Theatre, this “devilishly clever spin on The Wizard of Oz”(The Daily Telegraph) imagines a beguiling backstory and future possibilities to the lives of L. Frank Baum’s beloved characters and reveals the decisions and events that shape the destinies of two unlikely university friends on their journey to becoming Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.
Already the 9th longest-running West End musical of all time, Wicked has been seen by over 10 million people in London alone and played almost 6000 performances. The classic musical is the winner of over 100 major international awards, including three Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy Award and ten theatregoer voted WhatsOnStage Awards (including three for ‘Best West End Show’)
Age restrictionChildren under 3 will not be admitted. Children under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult.
Running time2hr 45min (inc. interval)
Performance dates16 September 2021 - 26 November 2023
ContentWicked is suitable for a general audience. As a guide to parents and guardians, it is recommended for ages 7+. All persons entering the theatre, regardless of age, must have a ticket. Children under 3 years of age will not be admitted. Attendance of children between the ages of 3 and 7 is at the parents’ discretion and if the child becomes restless it is the parents’ responsibility to take them out of the auditorium. Children under 16 years cannot watch the show if unaccompanied by an adult.
The venue’s recently refurbished full-fresh-air ventilation system ensures that everyone in the auditorium has 12 litres of fresh air per second, well above the recommended minimum of 10 litres per second.
Cashless payments, at-seat ordering/delivery and enhanced cleaning practices are all in operation. Hand sanitation stations are available throughout the theatre.
Venue InformationApollo Victoria Theatre17 Wilton Road, London, SW1V 1LG
Group PricingSpecial pricing for groups of 10 or moreCheck our group prices and save!
Upcoming Performance Times
News / Productions
Wicked celebrates its 16th birthday by extending its run
For over a decade and counting, the incredible Wicked has been telling its story to over 11 million people. The musical has earned its place as one of the most critically-acclaimed and commercially successful productions of all time. Most importantly, it has given fans of The Wizard of Oz an opportunity to see into the lives of The Wicked Witch of The West and Glinda The Good Witch.
With explosive songs and stunning set design - Wicked reminds us that appearances are often severely misleading. To celebrate its knockout 16th birthday, Wicked has announced that it will be extending its run for all performances until Sunday 26 November 2023 at the Apollo Victoria Theatre. To witness this incredible production, grab yourself a new ticket today!
27 Sep, 2022 | By Kevin Thomas
News / Productions / Casting
Wicked to welcome back Mark Curry
For over 15 years, Wicked has delighted audiences across the West End and has cemented its legacy as one of the most successful musicals of all time, it has been seen by over 11 million people in London alone and has played over 6000 performances. The untold story of the witches acts as a prequel to The Wizard of Oz and is a heart-wrenching tale of friendship, opposing ideologies and the ultimate fall from grace.
Wicked has announced that they will be welcoming back popular actor and presenter Mark Curry to play the role of The Wizard from 18 October 2022 at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre. Tickets for Wicked are available to book now!
22 Sep, 2022 | By Kevin Thomas
News / Features / New Shows + Transfers
See It In Style this Spring with our exclusive prices!
Our Spring See It In Style campaign is officially here and we have over 30 shows involved with exclusive prices available! Treat yourself and your loved one to an unforgettable experience at the theatre at affordable prices. Check out just some of the incredible West End shows that you can see in style below.
7 Apr, 2022 | By Jade Ali
Top 5 Wicked songs #StageySoundtrackSunday
The West End, Broadway and beyond beloved musical Wicked has one of the most popular musical soundtracks. It features music and lyrics by Grammy and Academy Award-winner Stephen Schwartz (Pocahontas, The Prince of Egypt, Pippin). Check out our top five tracks for this #StageySoundtrackSunday
3 Apr, 2022 | By Jade Ali
News / Features / Casting / Photos
First Look: Wicked 2022 new cast photos
The new cast of Wicked including Lucie Jones, Ryan Reid, Sophie-Louise Dann and Gary Wilmot are heading to Oz! They will have their first performance in the beloved West End production on Tuesday 1 February 2022. Here we have our first look at the new Ozians – check out the production images in our gallery below.
24 Jan, 2022 | By Jade Ali
Five Reasons Wicked is spellbinding!
Wicked is a must-see for all the family, being one of the most popular West End musicals, Wicked has just celebrated its spellbinding 15th anniversary at the Apollo Victoria Theatre. To this day it still holds the title of the most swank-i-fied show in town.
From Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth; to Louise Dearman and Rachel Tucker, iconic names have emerged from this musical. In its current run at the Apollo Victoria Theatre, Laura Pick and Sophie Evans portray the leading roles of Elphaba and Glinda.
6 Dec, 2021 | By Stephanie Rosborough
News / Features
New West End Wicked cast announced including Lucie Jones
Sugar, Butter, Defying Gravity? Lucie Jones certainly baked her way into the hearts of West End and UK theatregoers in the role of Jenna Hunterson in Waitress (Adelphi Theatre, West End and UK tour). Now, Jones is set to swap her apron for green paint and a pointy hat... Wicked has announced new cast members including Lucie Jones, Ryan Reid, Sophie-Louise Dann and Gary Wilmot. Tickets for Wicked at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre are now booking until 27 November 2022.
17 Nov, 2021 | By Jade Ali
Wicked Halloween competition - Terms & Conditions
Happy Halloween! We are celebrating the spooky weekend with our favourite witchy show by giving you a chance to win some Wicked merchandise.
For the chance to win, simply follow our Instagram account (@londontheatredirect) and the Wicked Instagram account (@wickeduk), like the competition post and tag a friend in the comment section. Terms and conditions apply (see below).
29 Oct, 2021 | By Jade Ali
Our top 5 shows to see this Halloween
Halloween is fast approaching and if you’re looking for a show to celebrate the season then we have the perfect picks for you. Whether you’re searching for a musical to delight the whole family or something a little more spooky, then look no further! The West End has it all; witches and ghosts, horror and fantasy, and more!
27 Oct, 2021 | By Jade Ali
Wicked extends West End booking period to November 2022!
The Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning musical that has been performing at the West End’s Apollo Victoria Theatre for 15 years has extended its current booking period. You can now defy gravity and book tickets for Wicked up to Sunday 27 November 2022! The hugely acclaimed production has also added Wednesday matinee performances from this week. That’s an additional 500,000 new Wicked tickets that are on sale now! Be sure to book now to secure the best available seats!
25 Oct, 2021 | By Jade Ali