When I went: 20 May 2011, 4 May 2013, 12 November 2015
Typical price: Varied (upper circle tickets from around £30 up to premium stalls tickets around £100)
Special points: Proximity to Oxford Street shops
Where to eat beforehand: 28-50 degrees
The Palladium is one of my favourite theatres, with plenty of space to stretch your wings and a short walk from Oxford Street. It tends to put on ‘classic’ shows such as The Sound of Music, Sister Act and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang – it doesn’t tend to host the edgier, newer shows.