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Billy Elliot The Musical

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Address: Victoria Palace Theatre | Victoria Street, London SW1E 5EA, England
Phone Number: 448442485000
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes

Now celebrating ten extraordinary years, Billy Elliot the Musical has won...

Now celebrating ten extraordinary years, Billy Elliot the Musical has won the hearts of millions since it opened in London's West End, becoming one of the most beloved, award-winning shows on stage today. Set in a northern mining town, against the background of the 1984/'85 miners' strike, Billy Elliot is the inspirational story of a young boy's struggle against the odds to make his dreams come true. The story follows Billy's journey as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class where he discovers a passion for dance that inspires his family and whole community and changes his life forever. Featuring a timeless score by Elton John, sensational dance and a powerful story that has captivated audiences around the world, Billy Elliot the Musical is a funny, uplifting and spectacular theatrical experience that will stay with you forever. Now seen by over 10 million people worldwide, there's never been a better time to see Billy Elliot the Musical.

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Fantastic show!

I could not rate this show highly enough, it is one, if not the best show on the west end! Definately worth watching, such an amazing story with many ups and downs. Must see!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I could not rate this show highly enough, it is one, if not the best show on the west end! Definately worth watching, such an amazing story with many ups and downs. Must see!

Thank Lol098
Oxford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

An absolutely unmissable show and a truly wonderful experience. I had high expectations of the performance but what I saw was beyond anything I could have hoped for. Exceptional dance, songs and acting, the best show in the West End.

Thank ShelleyMD
Gradignan, France
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After having read the book, seen the movie, we were curious about the musical. One word wonderful. The cast is very good specially Billy himself played by Nat Sweeney. He really steals the show. Elton John's music is impressive. One of the best musicals we have seen in the last 10 years!!!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the second time I have seen Billy Elliot. I had seats in the stalls near the front on this occasion (last time I was on one of the upper tiers) and the view was much better. The story line, acting, dancing, humour & music are all fantastic. This is a great feel good show, with serious undertones regarding... More 

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Dartmouth, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Loved it! The play was fantastic and the cast was brilliant! An absolute must see when you're in London. The wait for the women's bathroom on the main level was crazy but a staff member told us about a washroom on the bottom bar level which had more stalls so that sped things up a lot. FYI: The Victoria Station... More 

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Wath-on-Dearne, null, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What more can I say? It is closing now but going on tour- go, go and see it it! It was fantastic, moving, funny and beautifully acted. The child actors are a talented bunch and so funny.

Thank 460HelenC
Tamworth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wow, what a show, the dancers/actors were amazing and you cannot fault them one bit! Great props and costumes too - really magnificent show! The only slight disappointment was that the show doesn't have the same music as the movie which i love so much however the music in the show was still great. The theatre itself needs works, its... More 

Thank Kelly W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the film, Loved the musical! I'll admit this isn't the cheapest production in the west end but it's worth it. I bit the bullet and I'm so glad I did, never has a standing ovation been more deserved! You'll laugh and cry. I hope to catch it again before it finishes later this year.

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing show, great talent . The young billy were incredible! Wish I'd seen it years earlier ! The theatre was really nice too, seats comfortable

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great entertainment, best show ,atmosphere is excitable you never get bored,singing is great dancing is fantastic, you get that personal feeling that they really perform for you the audience.

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