A Monster Calls

Old Vic Theatre
The Cut, Waterloo, London

Public Previews: 7 July 2018
Opens: 17 July 2018
Closes: 25 August 2018

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Nearest Tube: Waterloo

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Show times
Monday at 7.30pm
Tuesday at 7.30pm
Wednesday at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Thursday at 7.30pm
Friday at 7.30pm
Saturday at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Sunday no shows
Note: Sat 7 July at 7.30pm only
Note: Tue 17 July at 7.00pm only
Note: Wed 18 July at 7.30pm only
Note: Thu 19 July at 2.30pm and 7.30pm

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A Monster Calls

A major stage adaptation of Patrick Ness' A Monster Calls in London for a strictly limited two month season

Thirteen-year-old Conor and his mum have managed just fine since his dad moved to America. But now his mum's very sick and she's not getting any better. His grandmother won't stop interfering and the kids at school won't look him in the eye. Then, one night, at seven minutes past midnight, Conor is woken by something at his window. A monster has come walking. It's come to tell Conor tales from when it walked before. And when it's finished, Conor must tell his own story and face his deepest fears.

Please note: Recommended for ages 10 and above

Directed by Sally Cookson. A co-production with the Bristol Old Vic Theatre. Devised by the company from the novel by Patrick Ness, inspired by an idea by Siobhan Dowd.

Sally Cookson's West End theatre credits include Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's Stick Man at the Leicester Square Theatre in 2017; Jacqueline Wilson's Hetty Feather at the Vaudeville Theatre in 2014 and the Duke of York's Theatre in 2015; and Michael Rosen's We're Going on a Bear Hunt at the Duchess Theatre in 2009 and the Lyric Theatre in 2013.

A Monster Calls in London at the Old Vic Theatre public previews from 7 July 2018, opens on 17 July 2018 and closes on 25 August 2018