Prepare for an evening of utter inspiration—Billy Elliot The Musical ignites your inner passion to pursue each and every dream. Settle into your seat at the elegant Victoria Palace Theatre and lose yourself in this rags-to-riches tale, full of lively music and show-stopping dance moves.
In County Durham during the coal miners’ strike of 1984, motherless 11-year-old Billy trades his boxing gloves for ballet shoes after walking in on Mrs Wilkinson’s ballet class. Attracted to the grace of the dance, he secretly begins attending private lessons.
Faced with the dilemma of following his family’s mining traditions or attending the Royal Ballet School’s prestigious audition, Billy is forced to choose when Mrs Wilkinson and his disapproving father go head to head. As emotions run high, Billy confronts his problems through expressing himself the only way he knows how: dance.
Watch as a boy emerges from bleak circumstances to break the mould—showcasing spectacular choreography, acrobatics and song—in this critically acclaimed musical with 80 global awards to its name.