Wicked Tickets

Apollo Victoria Theatre, London
Apollo Victoria Theatre, London
Family favourite musical based on The Wizard of Oz

Since opening on Broadway in 2003, Wicked has taken the world of musical theatre by storm. Despite receiving mixed notices after opening, critical opinion has proved secondary to the audience's attachment to the production, which has only continued to grow as the musical opens productions all over the world. Wicked's London production, which continues to run at the Apollo Victoria Theatre in the West End has now entered the ranks of London's long-running shows, and has become a standard London show alongside the likes of The Phantom of the Opera and Les Miserables.

Winner of 90 international awards, the Wicked musical has cast its magical spell over audiences of all ages across the world for a decade and continues to be a record-breaking hit at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre, where it is now the 9th longest-running West End musical of all time. Wicked began previews in London on 7th September 2006, with an official opening on 27th September 2006. The show celebrated its 10th anniversary on 27th September 2016 and has been seen by almost 10 million people.

Based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, the musical features a score by multi Grammy® and Academy Award® winner Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Pippin, The Baker's Wife) and a book by Winnie Holzman. Packed with thrilling technical wizardry, dazzling costumes, an ingenious and witty story and show-stopping songs, Wicked is an unforgettable, enchanting experience that is not to be missed.

The original Broadway production continues to play to packed houses having open almost 14 years ago, redefining modern musical theatre for an entire generation.

The Wicked musical lifts the curtain on one of the most popular stories of all time, to show an alternative reading of 'The Wizard of Oz' that challenges our preconceptions of what is 'good' and what is considered 'wicked'. The unlikely friendship of Elphaba and Galinda at Shiz University leads to a powerful tale of love, acceptance and friendship that will speak to audiences of all ages and delight those familiar with the original wonderful story.

'One of the most popular West End musicals ever'. (Evening Standard)

'The perfect choice for a spellbinding night out.' (Daily Mail) 

The cast of Wicked currently stars Nikki Bentley as Elphaba, Helen Woolf as Glinda and Alistair Brammer as Fiyero.

Wicked the Musical Film

Following the success of the stage production, it is only natural that fans have questioned whether a film version of the musical is on the cards. We spoke to the Producer of the show Marc Platt, and asked him when fans can expect to see Wicked on the big screen:

"The process and development of the movie has begun in earnest and it will happen when the material is at a place where we feel, as the creators, that the adaptation of it will be as satisfying as a film as it is in a theatre. That could be tomorrow or it could be a year from now - I don't know the answer to that, it IS in the process, we have just set the bar really high. We're not shooting to a release date - we want the film to be unique and satisfying as the stage experience which is still terribly successful."

It has been revealed that Stephen Daldry, the director of such films as 'Billy Elliot', 'The Reader', and 'Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close' has been attached to the film version of Wicked for the past couple of years. Original book writer Winnie Holzman is also on board to write the screenplay, and Producers are making sure that all the vital elements come together to make it the best version of the film that it could possibly be.

Book your Wicked musical tickets, playing at the Apollo Victoria Theatre in London, today.

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Based on the acclaimed novel by Gregory Maguire that re-imagined the stories and characters created by L. Frank Baum in ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’, the WICKED musical tells the incredible untold story of an unlikely but profound friendship between two girls who first meet as sorcery students. Their extraordinary adventures in Oz will ultimately see them fulfil their destinies as Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West. Experience this unforgettable, award-winning musical and discover that you’ve not been told the whole story about the land of Oz...

Booking from |
2nd November 2020
Available until |
27th November 2021
Run time |
2 hours 45 minutes
Recommended for ages 7+, children under 4 will not be admitted. Children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by adult during the performance. 
Based on the acclaimed novel by Gregory Maguire that re-imagined the stories and characters created by L. Frank Baum in ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’
Marc Platt, Universal Pictures, The Araca Group, Jon B. Platt and David Stone
Joe Mantello
Songs by:
Music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Kenneth Posner
Tony Meola
Eugene Lee
Susan Hilferty
Cast list:
Laura Pick (Elphaba), Helen Woolf (Glinda), Alistair Brammer (Fiyero), Kim Ismay (Madame Morrible), Andy Hockley (The Wizard), Nicholas McLean (Boq), Simeon Truby (Doctor Dillamond) and Carina Gillespie (Nessarose), Lisa-Anne Wood (Standby for Glinda), Chanelle Anthony, Meg Astin, Rebecca Botterill, Michael Colbourne, Lewis Easter, Nolan Edwards, Kerry Enright, Chris George, Rebecca Gilliland, Lucie Horsfall, Nicole Lupino, Maggie Lynne, Stuart Maciver, Carl Man, Rhidian Marc, Joanna Sawyer, Scott Sutcliffe, Genevieve Taylor, Grant Thresh, James Titchener, Libby Watts, Bryony Whitfield, Chad Wilder, Dickie Wood, Chiarina Woodall and Tom Woollaston.
Other info:
Orchestrations by William David Brohn, musical staging by Wayne Cilento

Apollo Victoria Theatre Venue Information

Apollo Victoria Theatre, 17 Wilton Road, London, SW1V 1LG
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Latest Wicked News & Features

Wicked production images
New Wicked images released showing Laura Pick as Elphaba
Monday, 17 February, 2020, 16:23
­­­New production images have been released showing Laura Pick in the lead role of Elphaba in the West End production of Wicked, currently in its 14th year at the Apollo Victoria Theatre. Pick took over the role last month when it was announced that Nikki Bentley had withdrawn from the production for family reasons. Pick had been standby Elphaba in the musical since 2017, but has now stepped up to take on the role full-time alongside castmates Helen Woolf as Glinda and...
Booking period extended for Wicked at the Apollo Victoria Theatre
Monday, 25 November, 2019, 14:20
A new booking period has been announced for Wicked, with the show’s 14th anniversary in the West End taking place as part of the latest extension. Wicked will continue its open-ended run at the Apollo Victoria Theatre, with performances scheduled to 28th November 2020. Set as a prequel to L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the bewitching musical follows the lives of Elphaba and Glinda, two university students put together as roommates who unexpectedly become...
Nicholas McLean to join cast of Wicked as Boq
Wednesday, 16 October, 2019, 10:20
It has been announced that Nicholas McLean will join the cast of Wicked at the Apollo Victoria Theatre next year. Nicholas McLean McLean will take over the role of Boq from 20th January 2020, with previous West End credits including The Book of Mormon, as well as starring in a national tour of Avenue Q as Gary Coleman. Currently playing Boq in the West End, Idriss Kargbo will play his final performance on 9th November, with George Ure taking over the role of Boq...
New Wicked portrait images released
Wednesday, 27 September, 2017
​New portrait images of the principal West End cast of Wicked have been announced in celebration of the musical nearing becoming the 15th longest-running show in London theatre history. The images, which can be seen below, show the new cast members Alice Fearn (Elphaba) and Sophie Evans (Glinda) who took on the roles earlier this summer. You can watch our exclusive interview with the pair by clicking here. Today (27th September) marks the musical's 12th year at the...
Exclusive: First interview with Wicked's Alice Fearn and Sophie Evans
Thursday, 17 August, 2017
Watch the first interview with Wicked’s new Elphaba and Glinda, Alice Fearn and Sophie Evans, exclusively on LondonTheatre.co.uk. The pair took on the roles in July, and we sat down with the actresses backstage at the Apollo Victoria to talk about their history with the musical, find out their favourite moments from the show, and find out how they’re getting on in the roles. Alice Fearn, who plays Elphaba, joined the Wicked company in 2016 as Standby Elphaba. She...
Photos of the new cast of Wicked
New photos of Alice Fearn and Sophie Evans in Wicked released
Tuesday, 18 July, 2017
New images of the incoming cast of Wicked have been released, showing new witches Alice Fearn and Sophie Evans in action. Fearn takes over from Willemijn Verkaik as Elphaba, and Evans replaces Suzie Mathers as Glinda at the Apollo Victoria from 24 July 2017. The new cast also includes Bradley Jaden (Fiyero), Jack Lansbury (Boq), Melanie La Barrie (Madame Morrible) and Andy Hockley (The Wizard). Martin Ball and Sarah McNicholas are set to continue as Doctor Dillamond...
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