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Alexandra Palace | Tour Dates

Alexandra Palace

13 December 2019 – 5 January 2020



Alexandra Palace, Alexandra Palace Way,
N22 7AY

Box Office

0208 365 2121

The story of The Alexandra Palace Theatre is truly unique. Opened in 1875, the Theatre was a place of spectacle and delight where audiences of up to 3,000 people were entertained by pantomime, opera, drama and ballet. A feat of Victorian engineering, the impressive stage machinery was designed so that performers could appear, fly into the air and disappear through the stage.

However, it struggled to compete with the might of the West End and the theatre went on to be used as a cinema, a chapel and the home of music hall stars before a spell as a BBC prop store and workshop. For 80 years it has been closed to the public, a hidden gem perched high above the city.

Before you step into the theatre, discover some of the stories that have shaped this incredible space.

Opening times:

Theatre timings may vary, for specific timings please check individual event pages here:

Theatre foyer/bar will open 90 mins before performances start, and the auditorium will open 30 minutes before performances start.

Alexandra Palace is a busy venue, there will be multiple different types of event taking place during your visit. For more information please visit our What’s On page which can be found here:

Ticket purchasing on-site

Tickets must be purchased in advance, no theatre tickets are sold at the venue. Tickets can be purchased online or over the phone via See Tickets.

Ticketing issues

Please contact the ticket provider you purchased your ticket from. All tickets bought on the AP website are handled by See Tickets, 0871 220 0260 or [email protected]

Please ensure that you bring your e-ticket with you, either a printed copy or digitally on your smartphone.


Alexandra Palace is well served by public transport:

By tube: Wood Green is the nearest underground station on the Piccadilly Line. (journey time is 20 minutes from Piccadilly Circus). Exit Wood Green Station and go to bus stop A to pick up the W3 bus up the hill to Alexandra Palace.

By rail: Alexandra Palace has its own British Rail Station, fittingly called Alexandra Palace Station. It is located at the Wood Green entrance to the Park. A regular train service runs direct from Moorgate (weekdays only) or from Kings Cross, changing at Finsbury Park.

By bus: take the W3 bus from outside the station to the stop called Alexandra Ice Rink and walk to the main East Court entrance.

Parking: we have parking spaces in the grounds, offered free of charge. These are all on a first come first served basis and cannot be booked in advance.

Accessible parking: we do have accessible parking on site for Blue Badge holders, these are offered on a first come first served basis. It’s also useful to note, that this is not directly outside the venue. For specific information please see our website.



A guide to accessing the Theatre can be found here –


If you have a query about booking accessible tickets or would like more information, email [email protected] or call 020 8365 2121.

Wheelchair space + PA/essential companion tickets can be booked online via our website and See Tickets.

If you have purchased these tickets and require a seat rather than a wheelchair space, please email [email protected] with the date and time of the performance you are attending and we will ensure a seat is fitted.

More information on access ticketing can be found here –

See Tickets will request evidence when booking an access ticket. We will review an application without the recommended evidence on a case-by-case basis. For more information contact [email protected]


We have a number of complimentary car parking spaces across the Park. All of our car park spaces are offered on a first come, first serve basis. The nearest car park to the Theatre is the East Car Park.

Disabled parking is for blue badge holders only.

A map of our car parks can be found here – 


Entrance to the bathrooms are via the Theatre foyer

x2 accessible bathrooms on ground floor

Step free access to female bathrooms on ground floor (access to foyer from Circle via lift or stairs)

21 steps to male bathrooms


Stalls x4

Circle x1


Level access from entrance



Level access to Stalls– front row to row K,

Tiered seating from L to U

Please note:

Theatre floor is not raked at Stalls level. Step free access to stalls rows A to L. Rows L to U  are tiered.


Lift access to Circle Right or 25 steps

25 stairs to Circle Left

In the Circle, rows A-G are tiered

Seats D5 and D6 are reserved for wheelchair users and their companion or PA


Lift from foyer to Circle Right


Assistance Dogs are permitted.

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