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Wicked becomes the 16th longest running show in London theatre history

Alice Fearn

Theatre news

WICKED, which tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, has played 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.

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

The West End production currently stars Alice Fearn (as 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).

While continuing its open-ended London run, the critically acclaimed and multi record-breaking UK & Ireland touring production returns from January 31, 2018, visiting Bristol, Liverpool, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Leeds, Dublin, Sunderland, Southampton, Cardiff and Manchester.

Read about the new cast.

Official UK website: www.wickedthemusical.co.uk/.

Image: Alice Fearn as Elphaba. Photo by Matt Crockett.