Prepare to see Glinda the Good Witch and the Wicked Witch of the West in a whole new light after going to see Wicked, currently showing at the Apollo Victoria Theatre. 'The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz' has gripped the hearts of over 44 million people across the world, breaking box office records and winning more than 100 international awards. Introducing us to some very familiar characters years before they met Dorothy, the classic musical shows how Elphaba (The Wicked Witch) starts off as a clever, lively lady with green skin, while Glinda is superficial, beautiful and popular. Set in a Hogwarts-esque school for witches, it sees Elphaba gradually become disillusioned as the world of Oz slowly falls under the Wizard's fascist regime - expect goose bumps as she concludes the first half with the musical's most memorable number, Defying Gravity. The second half is set during the events from The Wizard of Oz, weaving the plots together very neatly, including the backstories of The Scarecrow, The Tin Man, The Lion and those terrifying flying monkeys. Younger children will love the set and special effects, while older kids and teens will be thoroughly absorbed by the mythology and romance. For adults, the greatest pleasures come from some good jokes and the intricacies of the plotting. This is a rewarding big-budget show that left us utterly spellbound. Offers are now available on tickets for Wicked, London.
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Hotels near Wicked
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101 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 2 minutes from Wicked
With well appointed bedrooms including suites, the Grosvenor hotel offers a traditional atmosphere with friendly, attentive service. A multi-million pound refurbishment has recently restored this hotel ... More
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239 Vauxhall Bridge Road, SW1V | 3 minutes from Wicked
This contemporary hotel has 299 modern, spacious rooms featuring en suite bathrooms, air conditioning, flat screen TV and internet access. The hotel is located just a ... More
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2 Bridge Place, SW1V | 3 minutes from Wicked
Stay at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Victoria (formerly Hesperia Victoria) and you'll be conveniently located opposite Victoria Station, giving you easy and immediate ... More
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 1st August 2010 to 29th April 2017 - Various Times
Apollo Victoria Theatre, 17 Wilton Road, Victoria, London SW1V | Same location as Wicked
Prepare to see Glinda the Good Witch and the Wicked Witch of the West in a whole new light after going to see Wicked, currently showing ...More
Entertainment near Wicked
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
42 Francis Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 4 minutes from Wicked
Neo-Byzantine Roman Catholic church. London’s only example of neo-Byzantine architecture and principal Roman Catholic Church, offers a magnificent campanile that emerges 274 feet into the sky. While ... More
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
42 Francis Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 4 minutes from Wicked
Not to be confused with Westminster Abbey, the nearby Westminster Cathedral in Victoria is London's only example of neo-Byzantine architecture, described by the poet John Betjeman ... More
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, Westminster, London SW1X | 5 minutes from Wicked
The William Curley chocolate empire continues to swell with the opening of the patissier and chocolatier's latest concession in Harrods. Curley has worked with ... More
London > Leisure > Extreme Sports
Queen Mother Sports Centre, Vauxhall Bridge Road, Victoria, London SW1V | 3 minutes from Wicked
This friendly, professional diving club based in Central London has been running for 30 years, and is now based at the Queen Mother Sports centre which ... More
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What's On Today
Free Lunchtime Concert: Alastair Penman And Edward Liddall
Concerts | On 9th February 2016
St Martin-in-the-Fields 6 minutes walk from Wicked
Saxophonist Alastair Penman and pianist Edward Lidall present a programme featuring Jules Demersseman's Fantasie Sur Un Theme Originale, Debussy's Rhapsodie ...More
Visions Of Paradise: Botticini's Palmieri Altarpiece
Exhibitions | Until 14th February 2016
National Gallery 6 minutes walk from Wicked
View the famous Renaissance artwork up close alongside related paintings, drawings, prints, manuscripts, ceramics, and sculpture which illustrate new understandings ...More
The End of Longing
Theatre | Until 14th May 2016
Playhouse Theatre 8 minutes walk from Wicked
Perhaps in an attempt to shake off his association with Chandler forever (unlikely), Friends star Matthew Perry has ...More
Theatre | Until 19th March 2016
Haymarket Theatre Royal 8 minutes walk from Wicked
The best selling play to date at both the Ustinov Studio in Bath and St James Theatre, the Theatre Royal ...More
The Phantom of the Opera
Theatre | Until 26th March 2016
Her Majesty's Theatre 9 minutes walk from Wicked
Andrew Lloyd Webber's most enduring hit has been running since 1984 and is still as popular with audiences and critics ...More
The Columbia Threadneedle Prize 2016: Figurative Art Today
Exhibitions | Until 20th February 2016
Mall Galleries 10 minutes walk from Wicked
An exhibition showcasing the work for this years Columbia Threadneedle Prize competition, with the winner taking home ¬£20,000 and a ...More
Hotels near Apollo Victoria Theatre
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