PATRICK NESS

A Monster Calls

From the novel, inspired by an idea from Siobhan Dowd
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Packs an enormous emotional punch

Evening Standard
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This beautiful, heartbreaking show

Financial Times
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Reality meets fairytale fantasy… exhilarating

The Guardian
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Extraordinarily moving

The Independent
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Extraordinary

The Observer
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An exhilarating, resolutely tender imaginative feat

The Sunday Times
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Inventive and mightily stirring

The Telegraph
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Searing emotional clarity

Time Out
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Bring the kids, the parents, your friends and neighbours. This strange, soaring yet miraculously unsentimental adaptation of Patrick Ness’s book needs seeing. It is heartbreaking, spectacular, harsh, happy.

The Times
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Truthful, hopeful and human

WhatsOnStage

Please note: For your comfort and security, you may be subject to additional checks on your visit to London theatres – we appreciate your patience and understanding while these are taking place.

Tickets: £12, £16, £20, £25, £40, £50

Under 16s tickets half price on price bands A and B Mon–Thu including Wed mats

Running time: 2hrs 20mins including a 20 minute interval

 

 

Most suitable to adults and children aged 10+. There is some loud music, strobe lighting effects and certain scenes that some audiences may find scary or upsetting. If you’d like to find out more about themes please call The Old Vic Box Office on: 0844 871 7628

If you have been affected by any of the issues raised in A Monster Calls, please click here for information on services that will be able to offer you help and advice.

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