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Wicked now the 16th longest running West End show

Wicked Musical West End

WICKED, the West End musical will tonight play its 4567th performance at the Apollo Victoria Theatre, surpassing the triumphant run of Billy Elliot The Musical to become the 16th longest running show in London theatre history.

Acclaimed as “a big-hearted musical extravaganza about the land of Oz” (Time Out London), the “hugely popular show” (The Times) is now in its 11th year and has already been seen by over 8 million people in London alone. WICKED is a three-time winner of the theatregoer-voted WhatsOnStage Award for ‘Best West End Show’ and a two-time winner of the Olivier Audience Award. While continuing its open-ended London run, the critically acclaimed and multi record-breaking UK & Ireland touring production returns from 31 January 2018, visiting Bristol, Liverpool, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Leeds, Dublin, Sunderland, Southampton, Cardiff and Manchester.

WICKED currently stars Alice Fearn (Elphaba), Sophie Evans (Glinda), Bradley Jaden (Fiyero), Melanie La Barrie (Madame Morrible), Andy Hockley (The Wizard), Martin Ball (Doctor Dillamond), Sarah McNicholas (Nessarose), Jack Lansbury (Boq), Laura Pick (Standby for Elphaba) and Carina Gillespie (Standby for Glinda).

Two extra matinees have been added this Summer, on Thursday 17 August and Thursday 24 August 2017, starting at 2.30pm. Tickets are now on sale.