Boasting an impressive track record, the London Palladium has hosted more annual Royal Variety Performances than any other theatre in the UK. Its stage has been graced by the presence of household names and legends such as Nat King Cole, Cliff Richards and Bob Hope, among others. Owned by Andrew Lloyd Webber, London Palladium has set out to be the foremost venue for musicals in London. Hosting a mega-production of MGM's The Wizard of Oz, London Palladium has helped set the bar for modern musicals.
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Built in 1910, the London Palladium has been around for over a century, bringing audiences phenomenal musical performances for several years. Upon opening, the London Palladium served as a circus and cinema, but the end of the Second World War saw a shift in management and evolution in its programming. London Palladium became a sought after stage for music stars in forthcoming years.
Earning attention during the '50s and '60s as the venue for the ITV viewer-favourite Sunday Night at the London Palladium, the theatre has recently focused on staging well-known West End and Broadway shows. In little more than a decade the London Palladium has made a name for itself with high-quality productions of Saturday Night Fever and the musical version of the 1968 film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Fans of musicals for the ages continue to flock to the family-friendly venue, whose shows appeal to audiences spanning generations.
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