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Hello, Dolly! Tickets

Imelda Staunton is back where she belongs this summer in this legendary musical.
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About Hello, Dolly!

See Imelda Staunton's return to the West End in the revival of Hello, Dolly!. Book Hello, Dolly! tickets on TodayTix.

Staunton is a highly acclaimed actress known for her performances on both stage and screen. She has received critical acclaim and several awards for her stage work, including Olivier Awards for roles in productions like Into the Woods and Sweeney Todd. On screen, she has played memorable roles, including Dolores Umbridge in the Harry Potter series and Queen Elizabeth II in Netflix’s The Crown.

In 19th-century New York City, the lively matchmaker Dolly Levi is on a mission to find a suitable wife for the wealthy and grumpy half-a-millionaire Horace Vandergelder. However, Dolly has a secret agenda - she harbours romantic feelings for Horace. As she orchestrates a series of comical events, Dolly's pursuit of love unfolds into a delightful adventure spanning the lively streets of New York City.

Run time

2hr 25min. Incl. 20min interval.

Start date

6th July, 2024

End date

14th September, 2024


Ages 4+. No under 4s admitted. Booster seats are not permitted on the Royal Circle and Grand Circle levels for health and safety reasons.

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424 Reviews

midge 4025

midge 4025

34 Reviews | 2 Followers
Lush, Actually funny, Beautiful

See it if you’re looking for a classic, large-scale musical

Don’t see it if you’re against Dolly being a heartfelt, twinkling character, and not an over the top oaf

Lady Susan

Lady Susan

77 Reviews | 8 Followers
Absorbing, Great singing, Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if you love great singing & staging with a big dollop of romance & heaps of fun. Also if you want to see an on-stage steam train & trolley bus

Don’t see it if you're allergic to dancing waiters, lobsters (cooked) being used as a weapon in a polka competition riot, hate happy endings and romance

Matthew A 3173

Matthew A 3173

41 Reviews | 1 Followers
Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if Imelda Staunton is just captivating. Just a wonderful performance. A really strong cast and production as well. Was so lovely.

Don’t see it if I'm not a fan of old school musicals, but I still absolutely loved this.

Adrian watches a musical

Adrian watches a musical

56 Reviews | 8 Followers
Family-friendly, Classic, Ensemble, Funny, Big-budget

See it if you like CLASS! This show was a triple thread - choreographed comedy, delicate dancing and sumptuous singing. A great summer spectacular

Don’t see it if you don't like a marshmallow musical - a traditional, jolly and very light and breezy musical. My audience connected with the show.

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Stars on stage

Imelda Staunton

Imelda Staunton

Hello, Dolly! cast and creative team

By: Michael Stewart
Songs by: Jerry Herman
Director: Dominic Cooke
Cast list: Imelda Staunton (as Dolly Levi), Andy Nyman (as Horace Vandergelder), Jenna Russell (as Irene Molloy), Tyrone Huntley (as Barnaby Tucker), Harry Hepple (as Cornelius Hackl)


8 Argyll Street, London, United Kingdom, W1F 7TF


Location: West End
Railway station: Euston
Bus numbers: (Regent Street) 3, 6, 12, 13, 23, 88, 94, 139, 453, C2; (Oxford Street) 7, 8, 10, 25, 55, 73, 98, 390
Night bus numbers: (Regent Street) 6, 12, 23, 88, 94, 139, 159, 453, C2, N3, N13, N15, N18, N109, N136; (Oxford Street) 7, 10, 25, 390, N7, N8, N55, N73, N98, N207
Car park: Soho (4mins)
Directions from tube: (2mins) Exit 8 from the tube goes out onto Argyll Street (opposite the large Topshop). The theatre is 100 metres down the road.

More information about Hello, Dolly!

Hello, Dolly! is based on John Oxenford's 1935 play A Day Well Spent. This story has had various other adaptations, including an 1842 German musical and Thornton Wilder's farcical play The Merchant of Yonkers. After initial challenges, Wilder's revised version, titled The Matchmaker, became a Broadway hit.

The musical, written by Jerry Herman and Michael Stewart, underwent several title changes before settling on Hello, Dolly! During its original Broadway run, it achieved remarkable success, running for 2,844 performances and winning a then record-breaking 10 Tony Awards. Herman and Stewart’s timeless score includes “Put On Your Sunday Clothes”, “Ribbons Down My Back”, “Before the Parade Passes By”, “Elegance”, “It Only Takes a Moment” and, of course, “Hello, Dolly!”.

What to watch for

  • Imelda Staunton has won an impressive four Olivier Awards and 13 nominations. Her record is surpassed only by Judi Dench, who has garnered 15 nominations and secured victory eight times, including the coveted Special Award in 2004.
  • Jerry Herman, the composer and lyricist for Hello, Dolly!, is also known for his work on other hit musicals La Cage aux Folles, Mack and Mabel, and Mame.
  • During its original Broadway run, Hello, Dolly! won a record-breaking 10 Tony Awards out of 11 nominations. This record held for 37 years.
  • In 2006, Imelda Staunton was honoured with an OBE for her significant contributions to drama. A decade later, in 2016, she was recognised once again being awarded a CBE.

Frequently asked questions

What is Hello, Dolly! about?

Imelda Staunton returns to the West End in Hello, Dolly! at the London Palladium Summer 2024. Follow the tale of matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi as she orchestrates love and chaos in this timeless musical.

What is the running time of Hello, Dolly!?

Hello, Dolly! runs for 2hr 25min. Incl. 20min interval.

Which theatre is Hello, Dolly! at?

Hello, Dolly! is at London's London Palladium, which is located at 8 Argyll Street, London, W1F 7TF.

How much are tickets for Hello, Dolly!?

Hello, Dolly! tickets start at £18.

What is the age recommendation for Hello, Dolly!?

Ages 4+. No under 4s admitted. Booster seats are not permitted on the Royal Circle and Grand Circle levels for health and safety reasons.

How do you get tickets for Hello, Dolly!?

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