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The Wizard Of Oz at the London PalladiumThe Show
'We're off to see.

'The most magical adventure of them all.

Follow the yellow brick road over the rainbow and into The London Palladium, the capital's home of the family musical.

Starring Des O'Connor as The Wizard and Sophie Evans (BBC's smash hit Over The Rainbow) as Dorothy.

Andrew Lloyd Webber's new production of The Wizard of Oz is an enchanting adaptation of the all time classic, totally reconceived for the stage by the award-winning creative team that delighted audiences of all ages with their recent London Palladium revival of The Sound of Music.

Developed from the ever popular MGM screenplay this new production contains all the much-loved songs from the Oscar winning movie score, all the favourite characters and iconic moments, plus a few surprises along the way, including new songs by Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Click your heels together and join Scarecrow, Tin Man, Lion, Dorothy and her little dog Toto, as they journey through the magical land of Oz to meet the Wizard and obtain their heart's desires.

Watch out for the Wicked Witch of the West and her winged monkeys as you rediscover the real story of Oz in this fantastic musical treat for all the family.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high stage, stalls rows A and B are not suitable for children.

Side stalls may be restricted view.


History of the Wizard of Oz
Based on the original 1939 film, 'The Wizard of Oz' has been adapted by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Jeremy Sams in 2011, the same team who successfully brought 'The Sound of Music' to the London Palladium.

Why book London theatre breaks to the Wizard of Oz?
Come and see one of the most magical adventures of all time at the Wizard of Oz theatre show at the London Palladium. Fun for all the family, sing along to all the classic numbers and hear one or two new ones.

Awards and what the critics have to say
The Wizard of Oz is a relatively new musical but already has won many plaudits from leading theatre critics:

"glittered back into vibrant life, filled with exciting innovation, colour and style from Andrew Lloyd Webber's new production" Paul Callan, Daily Express
"Lloyd Webber brings a brilliant new show to the West End", Tim Walker, Sunday Telegraph
"Danielle Hope, picked for the role of Dorothy by the public on BBC show Over the Rainbow, makes a winning impression." Henry Hitchings, This is London

Interesting facts about the Wizard of Oz
  • The Wizard of Oz is Andrew Lloyd Webber's 17th musical
  • The lead role of Dorothy, is played by Danielle Hope who won the BBC reality series Over the Rainbow.
  • The runner up of the show Sophie Evans plays the role when Danielle is unavailable or on holiday.
  • The musical took pre-opening sales of £10 million
  • Plans are in the works for a Broadway production




London Palladium
Argyll Street
London
W1F 7TF

Directions:

Take the Victoria or Central line to Oxford Circus station and exit onto Argyll street. The theatre is a 2 minute walk.

The Wizard Of Oz

London Palladium
Argyll Street
London
W1F 7TF

The Wizard Of Oz poster

Evenings: Tuesday at 7pm, Wednesday to Saturday 7:30pm. From the 21st February Tuesday performances start at 7.30pm

Matinees: Wednesday and Saturday at 2:30pm, Sunday at 3pm

Audience reviews of The Wizard Of Oz

Superb, 93%

Score from 129 reviews

All The Wizard Of Oz reviews are written by customers who have seen the show. Hotel Direct invites all theatre break guests to submit a review.

Review score:

31/8/2012

"very good performance"

Review score:

28/8/2012

"Fantastic, loved it, brilliant 💙💜💚"

"I loved every bit of the show, the actors were all fantastic and OMG Toto, was brilliant. The wizard of oz is one of my all time favourite films, and the musical is absolutely my favourite by far"

Review score:

17/8/2012

"The show was amazing and the special effects and production were excellent. The only negative was the seats we were allocated, my fiance is quite tall and as we were high up in the circle the seats were uncomfortable with his long legs."

Review score:

13/8/2012

"Show very good but main stars not staring on the day ."

Review score:

17/7/2012

"The wizard of OZ"

"Me and my husband both booked tickets to celebrate our first wedding anniversary, we had a fantastic evening. It`s the best musical i`ve seen yet and true to the film. Each scene was fun and action packed with amazing effects and stunning costumes. A fantastic show which is a definate must see and perfect for adults and children, both will be amazed!!!!"

The Wizard Of Oz Review Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 129 reviews.
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