MUSIC OWL AWARD: 3rd – venue
When I went: 18 May 2012, 27-28 October 2016
Typical price: Varied (upper circle tickets from around £30 up to stalls tickets around £90)
Special points: Grandeur, central Covent Garden location
Where to eat beforehand: Polpo
The Palace is one of my favourite theatres, because of its amazing frontage. It’s now hosting Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, so will probably hold onto it for dear life, but I can’t think of a better theatre for such an important production.