Long list of music greats in Apollo's history

In 1962, the building was renamed the Hammersmith Odeon - and started playing host to legendary acts such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and Bob Marley.

The video below shows David Bowie performing there in 1973.

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Apollo gets expensive facelift

The Hammersmith Apollo is set to re-open following a multi-million pound restoration programme. The owners of the Grade II* listed building say they have restored it to its 1930s Art Deco glory.