- Adelphi Theatre
- Cambridge Theatre
- Her Majesty's Theatre
- London Palladium
- New London Theatre
- Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
Find out more about the famous variety theatre, The London Palladium.
The London Palladium – designed by Frank Matcham – opened on Boxing Day 1910 and became famous, partly through television, as the “Ace Variety Theatre of the World”. It was a venue to which all performers aspired and has hosted more annual Royal Variety Performances than any other theatre.
Among the greats that have played here are Bob Hope, Judy Garland, Bing Crosby, Sophie Tucker, Ethel Merman, Howard Keel, Arthur Askey, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Tommy Steele, Julie Andrews, Ken Dodd, the Two Ronnies, Bruce Forsyth and Cliff Richard. In 1979 Yul Brynner arrived in a spectacular production of The King and I which heralded further musicals in recent years including Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Cameron Mackintosh’s Oliver!, Saturday Night Fever, The King and I starring Elaine Paige, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Tommy Steele in Scrooge and Sinatra at the Palladium and the hugely successful revivals of the family favourites The Sound of Music and The Wizard of Oz. .
For more information visit the official London Palladium website.