Oxford Street Theatres

London Palladium in Argyll Street, just off of Oxford StreetOxford Street is known for its shopping. Lined with shops from leading UK and international fashion houses, the street is one of the most expensive and exclusive shopping districts in Europe. Oxford Street is also a gateway for London's West End theatres. The street is served by four tube stations: Marble Arch, Bond Street, Oxford Circus and Tottenham Court Road.

London Palladium

The London Palladium is a major West End theatre located off Oxford Street. The 2,286-seat theatre is a regular venue for the Royal Variety Performance, more so than any other theatre in London. One of the city's most famous theatres, the Palladium was built in 1910 although its façade dates back to the 19th century Argyll House. During the Second World War, the theatre was hit by an unexplored bomb in 1941. The theatre is a two minute walk south of Oxford Circus tube station.

Major productions at the Palladium Theatre have includes Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Oliver!, The King and I, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Sister Act the Musical, The Wizard of Oz, Scrooge - The Musical, The Sound of Music, and A Chorus Line. The theatre also has a strong music tradition. Johnny Cash recorded an album at the theatre in 1968, although it remains unreleased. Judy Garland, Carmen Miranda, Sammy Davis Jr., Bob Hope, Liza Minnelli, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, and others performed at the Palladium between the 1940s and 1960s. The theatre also hosted the ITV variety show Sunday Night at the London Palladium from 1955 to 1967, and was the venue for the 2007 BAFTA Awards and the 2010 BAFTA Television Awards.

Wigmore Hall

Wigmore Hall is a leading recital venue specialising in chamber music and song performances. The venue hosts some 400 concerts each year. BBC Radio 3 also broadcasts a concert each week from Wingmore Hall. Opening as the Bechstein Hall in 1901, the current name was adopted in 1917. The Renaissance style building features alabaster and marble walls. Other distinctive design features include a mural by Gerald Moira and a cupola by sculptor Frank Lynn Jenkins. Refurbished in 2004, the hall seats 545 and boasts some of Europe's best acoustics. Located on Wingmore Street, the theatre sits north of Oxford Street and less than a ten minute walk north-west of Oxford Circus station and five minutes from Bond Street tube station.

Theatre Delicatessen

Founded in 2007, the Theatre Delicatessen is based at Marylebone High Street north of Oxford Street. The innovative theatre company is based at the former BBC London Studios, which has been transformed into a pop-up creative hub. The space features performance and production spaces, as well as rehearsal rooms and artist studios. The company specialises in immersive theatre, which brings together artists, audiences and performance spaces. Past productions have included A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Winter's Tale, Mercury Fur, Pedal Pusher, Henry V, A Dolls House, and Theatre Souk. The theatre is less than a 10 minute walk north of Bond Street tube station.