★★★★★ "British theatre at its gob-smacking best" The Daily Telegraph
★★★★★ "This knockout production is theatre at its best" Independent
★★★★★ "Even better in the West End. Bigger, stranger, sadder and more beautiful. Shows like this don’t come along very often" Time Out
Director Katy Rudd’s ‘knockout production’ (Independent) has opened to five-star reviews at the Duke of York’s Theatre, don’t miss this theatrical tour de force of imagination and storytelling.
Returning to his childhood home, a man finds himself standing beside the pond of the old Sussex farmhouse where he used to play. He’s transported to his 12th birthday when his friend Lettie claimed it wasn’t a pond, but an ocean… Plunged into a magical world, their survival depends on their ability to reckon with ancient forces that threaten to destroy everything around them.
Recommended for ages 12+ 2hrs 35 mins (incl. interval)
When a man returns to his Sussex childhood home, he begins to reminisce over his childhood upbringing. Quickly, he’s reminded of the events that took place on his 12th birthday. He’s taken back to that fateful day, reunited with his friend Lettie and has to do all it takes to live another day. Will they be able to muster their courage and fight for their survival? Book The Ocean at the End of the Lane tickets in London.
The Ocean at the End of the Lane play is based on Neil Gaiman's best-selling fantasy novel. If you've read the book, then you'll have to see the stage show. It's a mystical, spellbinding piece of theatre, first seen at the National Theatre in 2019. Now, the vast ocean stretches to the Duke of York’s Theatre, where forces come alive once more. Could you survive the journey? There’s only one way to find out.
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October 23rd, 2021
Duke of York's Theatre
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