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The Apollo Theatre was opened one month after Queen Victoria had died in 1901 making it the first West End theatre of the Edwardian age. The auditorium was significantly refurbished in 1932. It has been commented that the balcony is the steepest in London so be warned!
The Apollo Theatre usually featured musical comedies in its early days. The theatre became the home of Harry Gabriel Pelissier’s The Follies from 1908 to 1912. From the 1930s it specialized in light-comedies, farces and thrillers. Marc Camoletti’s Boeing Boeing opened in 1962 before transferring to the Duchess Theatre in 1965 where it ran for a total of Two thousand and thirty five performances.
Camoletti’s Don’t Dress For Dinner opened on 26th March, 1991 before also transferring to the Duchess Theatre on 26th October, 1992 running through to March 1997
The production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time was at the theatre until December 2013, when the roof collapsed. The show has now transferred.
At the time of the photograph in 2010, Arthur Miller’s All My Sons was showing starring David Suchet and Zoe Wanamaker. Cast: David Suchet as Joe Keller, Zoe Wanamaker as Mrs Keller,Stephen Campbell Moore as Chris Keller,Jemima Rooper, Daniel Lapaine, Matt Addis, Stephen Campbell Moore, Olivia Darnley, Steven Elder, Claire Hackett, Christy Meyer, Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Ted Allpress, Tom Howard and Gabriel Steele.