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Billy Elliot - 2005 - West End


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.


Running Time: Three hours

Victoria Palace Theatre

(London, )
Victoria Street


by BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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.