Apollo Victoria Theatre

Theatre in/near Westminster, existing between 1929 and now

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The Apollo Victoria Theatre is a West End theatre, across from London Victoria Station.

The theatre was built by architects Ernest Wamsley Lewis and William Edward Trent in 1929 for Provincial Cinematograph Theatres, a part of the Gaumont British chain. The theatre was built with two identical facades on Wilton and Vauxhall Bridge Roads. Construction is principally of concrete, with strong horizontal banding along the exterior sides of the auditorium. By contrast the entrances feature a cantilevered canopy, and are framed by vertical channelling, with two black marble columns rising to the roof line. The entrance is simple, making use of chrome trimmings, this leads to a nautical themed interior in the original Art Deco style that makes extensive use of concealed lighting, decorated with scallop shells and columns that burst into sculptured fountains at the ceiling.

The theatre had a 74 feet by 24 feet stage and was equipped with 10 dressing rooms and two suites for principals. The theatre was Grade II* listed on 28 June 1972.

The theatre opened as the New Victoria Cinema on 15 October 1930 with a film starring George Arlis in Old English, based on a stage play by John Galsworthy. It was equipped with a Compton 3 manual 15 rank theatre organ, played on the opening night by Reginald Foort and the theatre also staged variety shows. The first show played also during the opening was Hoop-La.

Variety quickly gave way to a specialisation in film performances, with occasional performances by big bands. In June 1939, the cinema was one of the three London sites chosen to present a live relay of The Epsom Derby from the pre-war BBC experimental transmissions, utilising Baird equipment to project onto a screen 15 feet by 12 in sepia. From September 1940 to May 1941, the theatre was closed due to World War II, but no serious damage was sustained and it reopened quickly. Plans were made for demolition in the 1950s, but it was saved and presented a mixture of ballet, live shows and films. The last films were shown in November 1975, a double bill of Peter Cushing in Legend of the Werewolf (1975) and Adrienne Corri in Vampire Circus (1972), though the theatre remained open until 1976, after which it closed for five years.

Led Zeppelin rehearsed there, on May Day, 1980. It reopened in 1981 as the Apollo Victoria Theatre with a Shirley Bassey concert.

Musicals, including The Sound of Music, Camelot and Fiddler on the Roof played at the theatre in the early 1980s. In 1984, the interior was extensively modified by the introduction of a ’race track’ that ran through the audience, for the show Starlight Express with performers on roller skates. The show premiered on 27 March, composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber and directed by Trevor Nunn and ran for 7,406 performances, over 18 years. With the removal of the ’tracks’, the interior was extensively restored by architects Jaques Muir and Partners. This included the removal of 3,500 incandescent lamps that had become difficult to maintain and consumed a considerable amount of power. These were replaced by 88,000 low power LEDs specially designed for the theatre, creating the first auditorium completely lit in this way. Another Lloyd Webber production followed, Bombay Dreams premièred on 19 June 2002. It was created by A. R. Rahman with lyrics by Don Black and was directed by Steven Pimlott, closing after 1,500 performances on 13 June 2004. This was followed by the return to the West End of the Bee Gee’s musical Saturday Night Fever on 6 July 2004, closing 22 October 2005 to tour. This was followed on 10 April 2006 by the jukebox musical Movin’ Out, featuring the music of Billy Joel. This starred James Fox but ran for only two months.

The Broadway musical Wicked received its London premiere at the venue on 27 September 2006 with a cast featuring Idina Menzel as Elphaba, Helen Dallimore as Glinda, Nigel Planer as The Wizard, Adam Garcia as Fiyero and Miriam Margolyes as Madame Morrible. Wicked has been seen by over 7 million people in London.

The show claimed a record-breaking £761,000 taken at the box office, during its first eight performances and to date has grossed £150 million in London alone.

On 10 October 2010 the theatre celebrated its 80th birthday with a Gala Performance, featuring stars of productions past and present, including a reunion of Starlight Express performers.

On Tuesday 27 September 2011, Wicked celebrated its fifth anniversary in the West End with a curtain call reunion of former cast members.

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VIEW THE WESTMINSTER AREA IN THE 1860s
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Westminster

Westminster - heart of government.

Westminster lies on the north bank of the River Thames, southwest of the City of London. It has a large concentration of London's historic and prestigious landmarks and visitor attractions, including the Palace of Westminster, Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey and Westminster Cathedral.

Historically part of the parish of St Margaret in the City and Liberty of Westminster and the county of Middlesex, the name Westminster was the ancient description for the area around Westminster Abbey – the West Minster, or monastery church, that gave the area its name – which has been the seat of the government of England (and later the British government) for almost a thousand years.

Westminster is the location of the Palace of Westminster, a UNESCO World Heritage Site which houses the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

The area has been the seat of the government of England for almost a thousand years. Westminster is thus often used as a metonym for Parliament and the political community of the United Kingdom generally. The civil service is similarly referred to by the area it inhabits, Whitehall, and Westminster is consequently also used in reference to the Westminster System, the parliamentary model of democratic government that has evolved in the United Kingdom.

The term Westminster Village, sometimes used in the context of British politics, does not refer to a geographical area at all; employed especially in the phrase Westminster Village gossip, it denotes a supposedly close social circle of Members of Parliament, political journalists, so-called spin doctors and others connected to events in the Palace of Westminster.

The historic core of Westminster is the former Thorney Island on which Westminster Abbey was built. The Abbey became the traditional venue of the coronation of the kings and queens of England. The nearby Palace of Westminster came to be the principal royal residence after the Norman conquest of England in 1066, and later housed the developing Parliament and law courts of England. It can be said that London thus has developed two distinct focal points: an economic one in the City of London; and a political and cultural one in Westminster, where the Royal Court had its home. This division is still very apparent today.

The monarchy later moved to the Palace of Whitehall a little towards the north-east. The law courts have since moved to the Royal Courts of Justice, close to the border of the City of London.

The Westminster area formed part of the City and Liberty of Westminster and the county of Middlesex. The ancient parish was St Margaret; after 1727 split into the parishes of St Margaret and St John. The area around Westminster Abbey formed the extra-parochial Close of the Collegiate Church of St Peter surrounded by—but not part of—either parish. Until 1900 the local authority was the combined vestry of St Margaret and St John (also known as the Westminster District Board of Works from 1855 to 1887), which was based at Westminster City Hall on Caxton Street from 1883. The Liberty of Westminster, governed by the Westminster Court of Burgesses, also included St Martin in the Fields and several other parishes and places. Westminster had its own quarter sessions, but the Middlesex sessions also had jurisdiction. The area was transferred from Middlesex to the County of London in 1889 and the local government of Westminster was reformed in 1900 when the court of burgesses and parish vestries were abolished, to be replaced with a metropolitan borough council. The council was given city status, allowing it to be known as Westminster City Council.

The underground station was opened as Westminster Bridge on 24 December 1868 by the steam-operated Metropolitan District Railway (MDR) (now the District line) when the railway opened the first section of its line from South Kensington. It was originally the eastern terminus of the MDR and the station cutting ended at a concrete wall buffered by timber sleepers. The approach to the station from the west runs in cut and cover tunnel under the roadway of Broad Sanctuary and diagonally under Parliament Square. In Broad Sanctuary the tunnel is close to Westminster Abbey and St Margaret's church and care was required to avoid undermining their foundations when excavating in the poor ground found there.

The station was completely rebuilt to incorporate new deep-level platforms for the Jubilee line when it was extended to the London Docklands in the 1990s. During the works, the level of the sub-surface platforms was lowered to enable ground level access to Portcullis House. This was achieved in small increments carried out when the line was closed at night.









LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Ackermann’s:   Rudolph Ackermann (20 April 1764 in Stollberg, Saxony – 30 March 1834 in Finchley) was an Anglo-German bookseller, inventor, lithographer, publisher and businessman.
Buckingham Palace:   Buckingham Palace is the official London residence and principal workplace of the British monarch.
Buckingham Palace Gardens:   
Churchill Gardens Primary Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Down Street :   Down Street, also known as Down Street (Mayfair), is a disused station on the London Underground, located in Mayfair.
Eaton Square School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 13. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Eaton Square Upper School, Mayfair:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18.
Ebury Farm:   Ebury Farm was a simple marshy farm whose lands later became the richest real estate in London.
Goring Hotel:   The Goring Hotel is a 5-star hotel in London, England.
Government Equalities Office:   The Government Equalities Office (GEO) was part of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) of HM Government. It was created in October 2007 when the Women and Equality Unit, based within the Department for Communities and Local Government was converted into an independent department.
Green Park:   Green Park tube station is a London Underground station located on the north side of Green Park, close to the intersection of Piccadilly and the pedestrian Queen's Walk.
Green Park:   
Knightsbridge and Belgravia Children’s Centre Information Point:   This is a children’s centre.
Little Ben:   Little Ben is a cast iron miniature clock tower, situated at the intersection of Vauxhall Bridge Road and Victoria Street, close to the approach to Victoria station.
London Lock Hospital:   The London Lock Hospital was the first venereal disease clinic.
Marsham Street Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Mayfair:   Mayfair (originally called The May Fair) is an area of central London, by the east edge of Hyde Park. Mayfair boasts some of the capital's most exclusive property of all types.
On This Day in London: 1 November:   The first day of November was an important day for two London notables: William Shakespeare and W.H. Smith
Park Lane Hotel:   The Park Lane Hotel is a 5 Star hotel on Piccadilly, London.
Pickering Place, SW1Y:   Thought to be the smallest public open space in London, Pickering Place is perhaps most famous for being the location of the last public duel in England.
Pimlico Academy:   Pimlico Academy (formerly Pimlico School) is a mixed-sex education secondary school and sixth form with academy status.
Pimlico Primary:   Free schools (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
RAF Bomber Command Memorial:   The Royal Air Force Bomber Command Memorial is a memorial commemorating the crews of RAF Bomber Command who embarked on missions during the Second World War.
Royal Mews:   The Royal Mews is a mews (i.e. combined stables, carriage house and in recent times also the garage) of the British Royal Family.
Shipley's Drawing School:   101 The Strand was an art school from 1750 until 1806.
Sir Simon Milton Westminster University Technical College:   University technical college (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 14 and 19.
South Locality Hub Lead - Churchill Gardens Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
St Gabriel’s CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
St Matthew’s School, Westminster:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Peter’s Eaton Square CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Vincent de Paul RC Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
The 52 bus:   In modern times, the 52 bus route plies from Victoria station as far as Willesden Bus Garage.
Tothill Fields Bridewell:   Tothill Fields Bridewell (also known as Tothill Fields Prison and Westminster Bridewell) was a prison located in Westminster between 1618 and 1884.
Victoria:   The railways largely replaced the canals as a means of transport. Uniquely for a main line station, Victoria station was built on top of one.
Victoria Bus Station:   Victoria bus station is a bus station outside Victoria Station in Terminus Place.
Victoria Memorial:   The Victoria Memorial is a sculpture dedicated to Queen Victoria, sculpted by Sir Thomas Brock in London, placed at the centre of Queen's Gardens in front of Buckingham Palace.
Victoria Palace Theatre:   Victoria Palace Theatre stands opposite Victoria Station.
Westminster:   Westminster - heart of government.
Westminster Abbey:   Westminster Abbey, formally titled the Collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster, is one of the world’s greatest churches.
Westminster Abbey Choir School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 8 and 13.
Westminster Cathedral:   The ’Metropolitan Cathedral of the Precious Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ’ is the mother church of the Catholic Church in England and Wales.
Westminster Cathedral Choir School:   Westminster Cathedral Choir School is a boarding and day preparatory school for boys in Victoria.
Westminster Cathedral Choir School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 13. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).
Westminster City School:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Westminster School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 12 and 19.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
An Omnibus Ride to Piccadilly Circus:   An Omnibus Ride to Piccadilly Circus, Mr Gladstone Travelling with Ordinary Passengers, 1885
Parker Street looking east (1905):   Before being renamed to Matthew Parker Street, old Parker Street was a Westminster slum.
Shepherd Market:   Shepherd Market was described by Arthur Bingham Walkley in 1925 as one of the oddest incongruities in London.
Strand (1890s):   The Strand in the 1890s


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Buckingham Palace, SW1A · Buckingham Palace, SW1W · Buckingham Place, SW1A · Buckingham Place, SW1E · Buckland House, SW1V · Bulleid Way, SW1W · Burlington Arcade, W1J · Bury Street, SW1A · Bury Street, SW1Y · Cambridge Street, SW1V · Canon Row, SW1A · Cardinal Walk, SW1E · Carlisle Mansions, SW1P · Carlisle Place, SW1P · Carrington Street, W1J · Carting Lane, WC2R · Castle Lane, SW1E · Catherine Place, SW1E · Catherine Wheel Yard, SW1A · Charles Street, W1J · Charlwood Place, SW1V · Charlwood Street, SW1V · Chelsea Bridge, SW8 · Chester Mews, SW1X · Chester Square Mews, SW1W · Chester Square, SW1W · Chester Street, SW1X · Chesterfield Gardens, W1J · Chesterfield Street, W1J · Chichester Street, SW1V · Chubb Court, SW20 · Church Place, SW1Y · Churchill Gardens Road, SW1V · Churchill Gardens, SW1V · Churchill Gardens, W5 · Churton Place, SW1V · Churton Street, SW1V · Clarendon Street, SW1V · Clarges Mews, W1J · Clarges Street, W1J · Claverton Street, SW1V · Cleveland Road, SW1A · Cleveland Row, SW1A · Coburg Close, SW1P · Colonnade Walk, SW1W · Constitution Hill, SW1A · Constitution Hill, SW1W · Constitution Hill, SW1X · Constitution Hill, W1J · Constitution Hill, W1K · Cowley Street, SW1P · Crown Passage, SW1Y · Cumberland Street, SW1V · Curzon Street, W1J · Dalmeny Court, SW1Y · Dartmouth Street, SW1H · Dean Farrar Street, SW1H · Dean Stanley Street, SW1P · Dean Trench Street, SW1P · Deans Yard, SW1P · Dells Mews, SW1V · Denbigh Mews, SW1V · Denbigh Place, SW1V · Denbigh Street, SW1V · Derby Gate, SW1A · Dolphin Square West Side, SW1V · Dolphin Square West, SW1V · Dover Street, W1S · Down Street, W1J · Downing Street, SW1A · Dudley House, W1J · Duke Of York Street, SW1Y · Duke Street St James’s, SW1Y · Duncan House, SW1V · Eagle Place, SW1Y · East Concourse, SW1V · Eaton Lane, SW1W · Eaton Row, SW1W · Ebury Bridge, SW1V · Ebury Bridge, SW1W · Ebury Strreet, SW1W · Eccleston Bridge, SW1V · Eccleston Bridge, SW1W · Eccleston Place, SW1W · Eccleston Square Mews, SW1V · Eccleston Square, SW1V · Eccleston Street, SW1W · Egerton House, SW1V · Eland House · Elizabeth Bridge, SW1V · Emery Hill Street, SW1P · Evelyn Mansions, SW1P · Exeter Street, WC2R · Farm Street, W1J · Fitzmaurice Place, W1J · Fountain Square, SW1W · Francis Street, SW1P · French Railways House, W1J · Frobisher House, SW1V · Garrick House, W1J · Gayfere Street, SW1P · Germyn Street, SW1Y · Gillingham Row, SW1V · Gillingham Street, SW1V · Glasgow Terrace, SW1V · Gloucester Street, SW1V · Gordon House, SW1P · Great College Street, SW1P · Great George Street, SW1P · Great Peter Street, SW1P · Great Smith Street, SW1P · Greencoat Place, SW1P · Greenwood, SE26 · Grosvenor Gardens Mews East, SW1W · Grosvenor Gardens Mews North, SW1W · Grosvenor Gardens, SW1W · Grosvenor Road, SW1V · Grosvenor Road, SW1W · Grosvenor Road, SW8 · Guildhouse Street, SW1V · Half Moon Street, W1J · Hamilton Mews, W1J · Hatherley Street, SW1P · Hay Hill, W1J · Hay’s Mews, W1J · Hays Mews, W1J · Heathcock Court, WC2R · Hertford Street, W1J · Hill Street, W1J · Hobart Place, SW1W · Horse Guards Avenue, SW1A · Horse Guards Parade, SW1A · Horse Guards Road, SW1A · Horseferry Road, SW1P · Howick Place, SW1E · Howick Place, SW1P · Hudsons Place, SW1V · Hugh Street, SW1V · Ivybridge Lane, WC2R · Jermyn Street, SW1A · Jermyn Street, SW1Y · Johnson’s Place, SW1V · Joseph Conrad House, SW1V · Keyes House, SW1V · King Charles Street, SW1A · King Street, SW1Y · King’s Scholars’ Passage, SW1P · King’s Scholars’ Passage, SW1V · Kingsgate Parade, SW1E · Lambs Close, SW1W · Lancaster Place, WC2E · Landsdowne Row, W1J · Lansdowne House, W1J · Lansdowne Row, W1J · Little Chester Street, SW1X · Little Cloisters, SW1P · Little College Street, SW1P · Little Deans Yard, SW1P · Little George Street, SW1P · Longmoore Street, SW1V · Lord North Street, SW1P · Lower Belgrave Street, SW1W · Lower Grosvenor Place, SW1W · Lupus Street, SW1V · Lutyens House, SW1V · Main Concourse, SW1V · Market Mews, W1J · Marlborough Road, SW1A · Marsham Street, SW1P · Masons Yard, SW1Y · Matthew Parker Street, SW1H · Mayfair Place, W1J · Milkmaid’s Passage, SW1A · Millbank, SE1 · Moreton Place, SW1 · Moreton Street, SW1V · Moreton Terrace Mews North, SW1V · Morpeth Mansions Morpeth Mansions, SW1P · Morpeth Mansions, SW1P · Morpeth Terrace, SW1P · Neat House Place, SW1V · Neate House, SW1V · Neathouse Place, SW1V · Nelson House, SW1V · North Court, SW1P · Old Bond Street, W1J · Old Bond Street, W1S · Old Palace Yard, SW1P · Old Park Lane, W1J · Ollin Street, E14 · Ormond Yard, SW1Y · Page Street, SW1P · Palace Street, SW1 · Palace Street, SW1E · Park Place, SW1A · Park Towers, W1J · Parliament Square, SW1A · Parliament Square, SW1P · Parliament Street, SW1A · Paxton Terrace, SW1V · Peabody Avenue, SW1V · Peabody Avenue, SW1W · Petty France, SW1H · Phipps Mews, SW1W · Piccadilly Arcade, SW1Y · Piccadilly Arcade, W1J · Piccadilly Place, W1J · Piccadilly, SW1A · Piccadilly, SW1Y · Piccadilly, W1A · Pickering Place, SW1A · Portland House · Princes Arcade, SW1Y · Queen Street, W1J · Ranelagh Road, SW1V · Red Lion Yard, W1K · Richmond House Whitehall, SW1A · Richmond Terrace, SW1A · Rivermill, SW1V · Rochester Row, SW1P · Roebuck House, SW1E · Romney Street, SW1P · Rose and Crown Yard, SW1Y · Royal Arcade, W1S · Russell Court, SW1A · Ryder Street, SW1Y · Sackville Street, W1S · Saint George’s Drive, SW1V · Saint James’s Place, SW1A · Saint James’s Street, SW1A · Savoy Court, WC2R · Savoy Hill, WC2R · Savoy Street, WC2E · Savoy Street, WC2R · Savoy Way, WC2R · Seaforth Place, SW1E · Shepherd Market, W1J · Shepherd Street, W1J · Showing every photo/image so far featured, SW1W · Smith Square, SW1P · Spenser Street, SW1E · Spur Road, SE1 · St Georges Drive, SW1V · St Jamess Place, SW1A · St Jamess Square, SW1Y · St Jamess Street, SW1A · St James’s Place, SW1A · St Margarets Street, SW1P · St Saviours Hall, SW1V · St Vincents Centre, SW1P · St. Margaret Street, SW1P · Stable Yard Road, SW1A · Stafford Street, W1S · Stag Place, SW1E · Stanhope Row, W1J · Stillington Street, SW1P · Storeys Gate, SW1H · Storeys Gate, SW1P · Strand Underpass, WC2R · Strand, WC2A · Strand, WC2N · Strand, WC2R · Stratton Street, W1J · Sussex Street, SW1V · Sutherland Street, SW1V · Tachbrook Mews, SW1V · Tachbrook Street, SW1V · Terminus Place, SW1 · Terminus Place, SW1V · Terminus Place, SW1W · The Arcade, SW1V · The Mall, SW1Y · The Ritz Arcade, W1J · The Royal Arcade, W1S · The Royal Mews, SW1E · The Royal Mews, SW1W · The Sanctuary, SW1P · The Strand, WC2N · The Terrace, SW1A · The Terrace, SW1P · Thirleby Road, SW1P · Tintern House, SW1V · Tothill Street, SW1H · Trebeck Street, W1J · Tufton Street, SW1P · Turpentine Lane, SW1V · Udall Street, SW1P · Upper Tachbrook Street, SW1V · Vandon Street, SW1H · Vauxhall Bridge Road, SW1P · Vauxhall Bridge Road, SW1V · Victoria Arcade, SW1E · Victoria Arcade, SW1V · Victoria Chambers, SW1P · Victoria Place, SW1W · Victoria Square, SW1W · Victoria Street, SW1E · Victoria Street, SW1W · Victoria Subway, SW1X · Victoria Walk, E3 · Walcott Street, SW1P · Warwick Place North, SW1V · Warwick Row, SW1E · Warwick Square Mews, SW1V · Warwick Square, SW1V · Warwick Way, SW1V · Waverton Street, W1J · West Mews, SW1V · Westminster Central Hall, SW1H · Westminster Mansions, SW1P · Westminster Pier, SW1A · Westmoreland Terrace, SW1V · White Horse Street, W1J · Whitehall Gardens, SW1A · Whitehall, SW1A · Wilcox Place, SW1E · Wilfred Street, SW1E · Willow Place, SW1P · Willow Place, SW1V · Wilton Road, SW1V · Wilton Street, SW1X · Winchester Street, SW1V ·
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