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Billy Elliot - 2005 - West End Tickets, News, Info & More

One of the most celebrated, award-winning musicals on stage today, Billy Elliot has been dazzling London's West End since 2005, and has gone on to captivate audiences around the world.

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 dream come true. Follow 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.

With unforgettable music by Elton John, sensational dance and a powerful storyline, this astonishing theatrical experience will stay with you forever.

Now seen by over 9.5 million people worldwide, there's never been a better time to see Billy Elliot the Musical.

History:

Original Production
Run Type:Open Run
Market:West End
Previews: March 24, 2005

Running Time:

Three hours

Victoria Palace Theatre

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by Tyler Peterson - April 7, 2016
An extra bunch of Billys will take the stage when the beloved Billy Elliot plays its final performance this Sunday at the Victoria Palace Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2016
Universal Stage Productions, Working Title Films and Old Vic Productions present the first ever UK and Ireland tour of Billy Elliot the Musical.
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2015
The Daily Mail reports that Annette McLaughlin, Martin Walsh and Scott Garnham will star in the first UK and Ireland tour of Billy Elliot THE MUSICAL, opening at the Theatre Royal Plymouth on February 24. 
by Tyler Peterson - December 10, 2015
Universal Stage Productions, Working Title Films and Old Vic Productions today (10 December 2015) announce that after 4,600 performances, due to the theatre's previously announced refurbishment programme, the multi award-winning West End production ofBilly Elliot the Musical will play its final performance at the Victoria Palace Theatre on 9 April 2016 as the production celebrates its eleventh birthday. The show has been seen to date by over 5.25 million people in London and nearly 11 million people worldwide, has grossed over $800 million worldwide and is the winner of over 80 theatre awards internationally.
by Christina Mancuso - November 16, 2015
Billy Elliot the Musical today (16 November 2015) welcomes Euan Garrett, 12 years old from East Lothian, Scotland, who will make his West End stage debut at the Victoria Palace Theatre as the forty-second boy to play the title role in the iconic British musical in London.  Also joining the cast today is Matthew Seadon-Young who will play Billy's older brother Tony.
by TV News Desk - October 23, 2015
Elton John and Lee Hall's adaptation of the acclaimed 2000 film, written by Hall and directed by Stephen Daldry, won multiple awards on both sides of the Atlantic, including 10 TONY AWARDS Billy Elliot THE MUSICAL LIVE, the long-running hit both on Broadway and in London's West End (where it is still playing), comes to THIRTEEN's GREAT PERFORMANCES tonight, October 23 at 9 p.m. on PBS. (Check local listings.)
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2015
Universal Studios celebrates the release of BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL LIVE on Blu-ray today, Oct 13, 2015.
by TV News Desk - September 17, 2015
Elton John and Lee Hall's adaptation of the acclaimed 2000 film, written by Hall and directed by Stephen Daldry, won multiple awards on both sides of the Atlantic, including 10 TONY AWARDS BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL LIVE, the long-running hit both on Broadway and in London's West End (where it is still playing), comes to THIRTEEN's GREAT PERFORMANCES Friday, October 23 at 9 p.m. on PBS.

Billy Elliot Frequently Asked Questions

What other awards has Billy Elliot been nominated for?
BBC Radio 2 Olivier Audience Award (Olivier Awards) for -, BBC Radio Olivier Audience Award (Olivier Awards), The Audience Award for Most Popular Show (Olivier Awards) for Elton John, Best Director (Olivier Awards) for Stephen Daldry, Best Lighting Design (Olivier Awards) for Rick Fisher, Best New Musical (Olivier Awards) for Elton John, Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Tim Healy, Best Set Design (Olivier Awards) for Ian MacNeil, Best Sound Design (Olivier Awards) for Paul ArdittiBest Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for Peter Darling and Ned Sherrin Award for Best Musical (Evening Standard Awards).

What other awards has Billy Elliot won?
BBC Radio 2 Olivier Audience Award (Olivier Awards) for -, BBC Radio Olivier Audience Award (Olivier Awards) The Audience Award for Most Popular Show (Olivier Awards) for Elton John and Best Director (Olivier Awards) for Stephen Daldry Best Lighting Design (Olivier Awards) for Rick Fisher Best New Musical (Olivier Awards) for Elton John Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Tim Healy Best Set Design (Olivier Awards) for Ian MacNeil Best Sound Design (Olivier Awards) for Paul Arditti Best Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for Peter Darling Ned Sherrin Award for Best Musical (Evening Standard Awards).

What awards has Billy Elliot been nominated for?
BBC Radio 2 Olivier Audience Award (Olivier Awards) for -, BBC Radio Olivier Audience Award (Olivier Awards), The Audience Award for Most Popular Show (Olivier Awards) for Elton John, Best Director (Olivier Awards) for Stephen Daldry, Best Lighting Design (Olivier Awards) for Rick Fisher, Best New Musical (Olivier Awards) for Elton John, Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Tim Healy, Best Set Design (Olivier Awards) for Ian MacNeil, Best Sound Design (Olivier Awards) for Paul ArdittiBest Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for Peter Darling and Ned Sherrin Award for Best Musical (Evening Standard Awards).

What awards has Billy Elliot won?
BBC Radio 2 Olivier Audience Award (Olivier Awards) for -, BBC Radio Olivier Audience Award (Olivier Awards) The Audience Award for Most Popular Show (Olivier Awards) for Elton John and Best Director (Olivier Awards) for Stephen Daldry Best Lighting Design (Olivier Awards) for Rick Fisher Best New Musical (Olivier Awards) for Elton John Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Tim Healy Best Set Design (Olivier Awards) for Ian MacNeil Best Sound Design (Olivier Awards) for Paul Arditti Best Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for Peter Darling Ned Sherrin Award for Best Musical (Evening Standard Awards).

What songs are in Billy Elliot and what's the order?
Electricity
Expressing Yourself
Grandma’s Song
When We Were Kings

What is the order of songs in Billy Elliot and what's the order?
Electricity
Expressing Yourself
Grandma’s Song
When We Were Kings

What productions of Billy Elliot have there been?
Billy Elliot has had 5 productions including West End which opened in 2005, which opened in 2008, Broadway which opened in 2008, US Tour which opened in 2010 and US Tour which opened in 2010.