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Apollo Theatre

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Address: 31 Shaftesbury Ave, London W1D 7ES, England
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Went to see Peter Pan goes wrong

Apollo theatre is a lovely little venue with very friendly staff, also surprisingly for the west end the bar wasn't dramatically overpriced. We saw the play Peter Pan goes wrong... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 October 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Apollo theatre is a lovely little venue with very friendly staff, also surprisingly for the west end the bar wasn't dramatically overpriced. We saw the play Peter Pan goes wrong and must say it is absolutely hilarious with a wonderful little cast who make cocking things up on purpose look very easy when I'm sure it isn't. Worth going to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Went solely to see Mr. Crawford as I would have killed to see him and Sarah in Phantom. Crawford did not disappoint - he is an artist at the top of his craft, his performance was simply breathtaking. At the Stage Door I pulled out my ticket for him to sign and 150 Pounds fell at my feet at the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We saw The Go Between on the 13th of October just before it finished it's run.We bought tickets from the half price ticket booth in Leicester Square.Neither of us had read reviews etc but realised it was due to finish and it was Michael Crawford as the lead.Well what a show! Michael Crawford still has the most wonderfully expressive voice... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Went with some trepidation having seen the reviews. What a truly wonderful performance. The acting was exceptional and it was such a privilege to see Michael Crawford. He has to be one of the best actors of all time. He gave a heartfelt performance and totally captured the mind taking us with him at every stage of his 3- week... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

I know this show has had mixed reviews and I think that is solely because there are no recognisable songs and, credit to all the cast, the score is mostly SO difficult to sing I do not know how these professionals learnt it! Also, they are not uplifting songs; more to help the story along. It really is an ensamble... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Recently visited the go between here which was excellent especially with the free seat upgrade. the picture here is incorrect as that picture is of the Guildug theatre and the curious incident of the dog

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

This is a fantastic show in a beautiful old London theatre. I particularly loved the two young boys, who brought a lot of fun to the production and were incredibly good actors. The singing is beautiful and the story hating. Well worth a watch!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

A wonderful story given life and song with a wonderful cast including the one and only Michael Crawford. The story and songs are very moving and done with great professionalism, great acting, and beautiful singing. We enjoyed this show immensely!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Go and see this intensely emotional play.Its a sweet coming of age play based on a book about a young boy who unwittingly gets caught up in an ill fated romance between two young people from opposite poles of the social spectrum. Michael Crawford is immense. He portrays the adult insight into the innocence of his youthful self so brilliantly.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Such a lovely theatre. Went to watch the Go Between starring Michael Crawford here and we even met him at the stage door after which really was quite amazing! A great musical in a very nice old and ornate west end theatre.

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