Twelfth Night

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 10TH FEBRUARY 2013

ADDRESS
Apollo Theatre, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D 7EZ 
 
TELEPHONE
 
Dates:
2nd November 2012 until 10th February 2013
 
OPENING TIMES
Various times
 
PRICES
£25-£55
 

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Twelfth NightThe Apollo Theatre welcomes back Mark Rylance, whose stunning performance in Jerusalem bowled over audiences in London and New York, for one of Shakespeare's most beloved comedies. The actor returns to the Bankside theatre to starring in an all-male award-winning production of Twelfth Night by Original Practices following a three-week run earlier in the autumn at The Globe. Rylance plays Olivia in the production, reviving a role he took on ten years ago when the show premiered in 2002. With a celebrated cast in some of Shakespeare's most loved roles you can expect comedy, cruelty and plenty of cross-dressing in this bittersweet production about two teams battling within the house of Olivia. On one hand, the lovesick lord Orsino plots against the heart of indifferent Olivia. On the other hand, a vexed alliance of servants scheme against her steward Malvolio (portrayed deliciously by Stephen Fry). Transporting you right back to 1601 with traditional Shakespearian costume, music and dance, Twelfth Night is part of Shakespeare's Globe's 'The Play's the Thing' season and runs concurrently with Richard III at the same venue.

 

About Apollo Theatre

The first West End theatre of the Edwardian Age, the Apollo has a pleasingly over-the-top design that takes in facades, statuary, and a gypsy coat-of-arms that was intended to bring good luck. Vertigo sufferers may wish to know that the balcony at the Apollo is said to be the highest in London, a design that was intended to improve the acoustic for musicals. More about Apollo Theatre

Seating plan for Apollo Theatre

Twelfth Night images

Twelfth Night  Mark Rylance as Olivia in Twelfth Night at Shakespeare's Globe, 2002. Photo by John Tramper  

   
Twelfth Night - Mark Rylance as Olivia in Twelfth Night at Shakespeare's Globe, 2002. Photo by John Tramper

Twelfth Night Mark Rylance as Olivia in Twelfth Night at Shakespeare's Globe, 2002. Photo by John Tramper 

LondonTown.com - Twelfth Night Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Brewer Street NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Masterpark
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Groucho Club
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £188  35% off
45 Dean Street, W1D | 2 minutes from Twelfth Night
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Thistle Piccadilly Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £93  36% off
Coventry Street, W1D | 2 minutes from Twelfth Night
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The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th June to 25th October 2014
Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Twelfth Night
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime has been cancelled at the Apollo Theatre. It will transfer to the Gielgud Theatre on 24th June ...More
 
 
 
Uncle Vanya
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 23rd April to 3rd May 2014
Wyndham's Theatre, Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Twelfth Night
Last year saw London stage four revivals of Anton Checkov's Uncle Vanya and now 2014 welcomes another. Russian director Andrei Konchalovsky transfers his ...More
 
 
 
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The Pajama Game
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 2nd May to 13th September 2014
Shaftesbury Theatre, 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 9 minutes from Twelfth Night
Chichester Festival Theatre has a happy knack of bringing first class musical revivals to the West End - with 'Singin' in the Rain', 'Sweeney ...More
 
 
 
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Gielgud Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Twelfth Night
From the outside, the Gielgud Theatre is an impressive sight, towering four storeys over Shaftesbury Avenue, its height further emphasized by the turret on top. The ... More
 
 
 
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Criterion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 2 minutes from Twelfth Night
The tiny entrance of the Criterion Theatre is almost invisible among the massive advertisements, traffic and crowds of Piccadilly Circus. To ignore it, however, is to ... More
 
 
 
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Prince of Wales Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Coventry Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Twelfth Night
Theatres have stood on this spot since 1884, perfectly placed to draw the attention of the great crowds moving between Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square. The ... More
 
 
 
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Piccadilly Circus
London > Attractions > Sights
Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1J | 2 minutes from Twelfth Night
Right in the middle of the West End, Piccadilly Circus isn't a circus at all, but an enormous road junction where Piccadilly itself Regent Street, Shaftesbury ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions >
W1D | 2 minutes from Twelfth Night
Walking from Gerrard Street to Shaftesbury Avenue in the Chinatown area of Soho you'll come across the pedestrianised Horse & Dolphin Yard which gets its name ... More
 
 
 
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Soho
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Twelfth Night
Soho, the set of streets and alleyways between Oxford Street, Shaftesbury Avenue, Charing Cross Road and Regent Street is one of the most cosmopolitan parts of ... More
 
 
 
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Gelupo
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
7 Archer Street, Soho, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Twelfth Night
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Vintage Magazine Store
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
39-43 Brewer Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Twelfth Night
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Lina Stores
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
18 Brewer Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Twelfth Night
A wonderful old delicatessen offering all the traditional Italian basics as well as a superb selection of fresh pasta with different fillings and homemade sausages. There ... More
 
 
 
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Bocca di Lupo
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
12 Archer Street, Soho, , Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Twelfth Night
There was much excitement among the critics when this Italian restaurant opened at the beginning of 2009. Giles Coren writing in the Times gave it his ... More
 
 
 
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Ed's Easy Diner
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
Trocadero Centre, Unit 34B, 19 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Twelfth Night
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Spuntino
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
61 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D7PJ | 1 minute from Twelfth Night
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 10 minutes from Twelfth Night
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, W1U | 13 minutes from Twelfth Night
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School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 15 minutes from Twelfth Night
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Urban Golf Soho
London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 2 minutes from Twelfth Night
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Triyoga
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Unit 2.4-2.6 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B5PW | 5 minutes from Twelfth Night
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Waxy O'Connor's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Twelfth Night
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Waxy's Little Sister
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Twelfth Night
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Endurance
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 Berwick Street,, Soho, London W1F | 3 minutes from Twelfth Night
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Comedy Camp
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Archer Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Twelfth Night
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Bar Rumba
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
36 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Twelfth Night
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Madame Jojo's
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
8-10 Brewer Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Twelfth Night
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Twelfth Night
This stylish private house in Soho is suitable for photo shoots, meetings, press events, filming and for a limited range of social events such as dinners ... More
 
 
 
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, WC2H | 4 minutes from Twelfth Night
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
 
 
 
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Haymarket Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from Twelfth Night
A hip designer hotel by Tim and Kit Kemp in a grand building on the prestigious Haymarket, the broad boulevard street making for an impressive entrance. ... More
 
 
 

Apollo Theatre events

 
Let the Right One InLet the Right One InLet the Right One InThe stage version of cult film Let the Right One In transfers from the Royal Court to the Apollo this spring, this first play staged at the theatre following its ceiling collapse during The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time which moves to the Gielgud theatre from 24th June. In an acclaimed adaptation by writer Jack Thorne (Skins, This i25th April 2014Saturday 27th September 2014 Where:
Apollo Theatre, 29  Shaftesbury Avenue      W1D 7EZ
Category: event
Ongoing
Let the Right One In
event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  26th March to 27th September 2014
VENUE  Apollo Theatre 
The stage version of cult film Let the Right One In transfers from the Royal Court to the Apollo this spring, this first play staged at the theatre following its ceiling collapse during The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time which moves to the Gielgud theatre from 24th June. In an acclaimed adaptation by writer Jack Thorne (Skins, This i... More about this event
 
 

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