Photo Flash: West End 'Wicked' Celebrates 1st Birthday

September 7
10:47 AM 2007

On Friday September 7, the record-breaking hit musical Wicked celebrated the anniversary of its first public performance at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre.

Wicked stars Kerry Ellis as Elphaba, Dianne Pilkington as Glinda, Oliver Tompsett as Fiyero, Susie Blake as Madame Morrible, Nigel Planer as The Wizard, James Gillan as Boq, Andy Mace as Doctor Dillamond and Katie Rowley Jones as Nessarose.

Based on Gregory Maguire's best-selling novel, the spellbinding Wicked tells the incredible untold story of an extraordinary friendship between two girls: the blonde and popular Glinda and the misunderstood green girl, Elphaba, whose destiny is to become the Wicked Witch of the West.

The Apollo Victoria Theatre is located at Wilton Road, London, SW1V 1LG. Wicked is booking now through September 27, 2008. For tickets (15-60) call Ticketmaster 0870 4000 751 or for tickets or information visit

Performance times are Monday to Saturday 7:30PM; matinees Wednesday & Saturday 2:30PM. There are no performances December 24 or 25, 2007. Extra holiday matinees on December 27 & 28, January 3.

Photos by Dan Wooller

Kerry Ellis, Oliver Tompsett, Susie Blake, Nigel Planer & Dianne Pilkington celebrate Wicked's first birthday

Kerry Ellis (Elphaba) and Dianne Pilkington (Glinda)

Kerry Ellis, Oliver Tompsett, Susie Blake, Nigel Planer & Dianne Pilkington

Susie Blake (Madame Morrible) and Nigel Planer (The Wizard)

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