Billy Elliot

Billy Elliot

Victoria Palace Theatre

Price from € 71.30

Billy Elliot is a funny and heartwarming celebration of a young boy's dream wrapped in a captivating story about triumph over adversity. Make sure to get your tickets from home!

Highlights:
- Ensure your tickets to this heartwarming musical 
- Choose your own seats
- Experience a musical for the whole family
- Enjoy the music by Elton John
- Save on tickets Monday through Thursday

What is Billy Elliot about? 
Set in a traditional mining community in the North East of England, a young boy called Billy Elliot dreams of dancing. Equally funny and yet intensely moving, it is a musical that'll leave you on the edge of your seat.

Billy Elliot is based on the movie of the same name and is showing at the Victoria Palace Theatre in London’s West End. The sensational stage performance is with music by no other than Elton John. 

Other musicals for the whole family in London: The Lion King & Mamma Mia

Other musicals in based on great movies: 
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory & The Lion King

How do I get my tickets?
Shortly after your booking is complete, you will receive an e-ticket by email. Just print out your ticket and bring it with you to the theater.

Who is the show suitable for?
Billy Elliot is a musical for all ages, young and adults alike. However, due to the presence of bad language and violence, it is recommended for children from age 12 and up. However, children from age 7 will be permitted. Children under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

How long is the musical?
Billy Elliot lasts approx. 3 hours, including intermission. 

Who's the team behind?
Based on a book by Lee Hall, Stephen Daldry directs and the music is by no other than Elton John.  

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"Billy Boy - this is the greatest musical yet"
The Daily Telegraph


"Brit Musical of the decade has arrived"
The Daily Express


"Billy's a whizz! He'll lift your spirits, make you cry and send you home high with hope"
The Daily Mail


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GILLIAN BEVAN AND DEKA WALMSLEYJOIN THE WEST END CAST OFB I L L Y E L L I O T T H E M U S I C A LAS ANN EMERY RETURNS TO PLAY ...
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Pressrelease Billy Elliot

GILLIAN BEVAN AND DEKA WALMSLEY
JOIN THE WEST END CAST OF
B I L L Y E L L I O T T H E M U S I C A L
AS ANN EMERY RETURNS TO PLAY GRANDMA 

On 14 November 2011 Gillian Bevan (Mrs Wilkinson) and Deka Walmsley (Dad) will join the West End production of Billy Elliot the Musical along with Ann Emery who returns to the cast to play Grandma, the role she originated on stage at the Victoria Palace in 2005 and played until 2010. They will be joined by new principal cast members Michael Peavoy (Tony), Sean Kearns (George) and Simon Ray Harvey (Mr. Braithwaite).

Based on the Oscar nominated film, Billy Elliot the Musical is an inspirational story of one boy’s dream to realise his ambitions against the odds. Set in the North East of England against the background of the historic 1984/85 miners’ strike, Billy pursues his passion for dance in secret to avoid disapproval of his struggling family.

Billy Elliot the Musical features music by Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall, is directed by Stephen Daldry with choreography by Peter Darling. The production features scenic design by Ian MacNeil, the associate director is Julian Webber, costume design is by Nicky Gillibrand, lighting design by Rick Fisher and sound design by Paul Arditti. Musical supervision and orchestrations are by Martin Koch.

Gillian Bevan was last on stage in Road Show at the Menier Chocolate Factory, previously she has been seen in Relatively Speaking at the Watermill Theatre, Billy Liar at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, Grand Hotel at the Donmar Warehouse, In the Midnight Hour at the Young Vic, The Boys From Sycracuse at Regents Park Open Air Theatre, and she was in the original London cast of Stephen Sondheim’s Follies at the Shaftesbury Theatre. Her work for the Royal Shakespeare Company includes As You Like It andThe Wizard of Oz. On television she is best know for her roles as Gina Hope in BBC 1’s Holby City and Claire Hunter in the award winning Channel 4 series Teachers, her other television credits include The Innocents, Lewis and Lost Empires.

Deka Walmsley was last on stage in Lee Hall’s The Pitmen Painters playing George Brown, a role he created in the original production at Live Theatre, Newcastle and subsequent runs at the National Theatre, UK tour and on Broadway. His other theatre credits include Cyrano De Bergerac at the Bristol Old Vic, Enemies at the Almeida Theatre and Playing with Fire at the National Theatre. His television credits include EastEnders, Doctors, Dalziel and Pascoe, Inspector George Gently and Holby City.

Ann Emery has most recently been seen on stage in Betty Blue Eyes at the Novello Theatre. Her extensive theatre credits include Hard Times at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, Martin Guerre at the Prince Edward Theatre and Cats at the New London Theatre. On television her credits include Rentaghost, Julia Jekyll and Harriet Hyde and Radio Roo all for the BBC, Emery has also made guest appearances in her late brother’s BBC hit comedy The Dick Emery Show

 

Info

Victoria Palace Theatre
Victoria Street
London
SW1E 5EA

Evening performances
Monday to Saturday 7.30pm

Matinee performances
Thursday and Saturday 2.30pm

Duration:
3 hours

Directions

Directions

Directions
(2mins) The theatre is on the Wilton Road bend and can be seen from the station.

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