The monsters are back. Neil Gaiman's fantasy novel came to life at the National Theatre in 2019 and now, following a Covid delay, is weaving its magic over the West End. And this piece is magical in every sense: in the way that Gaiman delves into other worlds and locates the enchantments in our own, as well as the transformational power of theatre, on full display in Katy Rudd's spectacular production.Joel Horwood has deftly adapted the story for stage. It centres on the unnamed Boy, now an...
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Fresh from a sold-out run at the National Theatre, the adaptation Neil Gaiman’s Book of the Year winner The Ocean at the End of the Lane is now at the Duke o York's Theatre. The Ocean at the End of the Lane tickets are available on London Theatre now.
Following the National Theatre debut, described as ‘spellbinding’ by critics, The Ocean at the End of the Lane received three Olivier Award nominations: Best New Play, Best Lighting Design, and Best Actress in a Supporting Role.
Neil Gaiman has won the Huge, Nebula and Bram Stoker book awards for his novels, and when The Ocean at the End of the Lane was released, it won was voted Book of the Year at the British National Book Awards. However The Ocean at the End of the Lane play is adapted by Joel Horwood. Horwood’s previous work in London includes All The Little Things We Crushed at the Almeida Theatre and Berberian Sound Studio at the Donmar Warehouse, as well as screen writing credits for Channel 4’s cult series Skins.
The Ocean at the End of the Lane creative team includes set design by Fly Davis, costume and puppet design by Samuel Wyer, lighting by Paule Constable, sound designs by Ian Dickinson, puppetry direction by Finn Caldwell, movement by Steven Hoggett and compositions by Jherek Bischoff.
Tickets to The Ocean at the End of the Lane are available now. Book your The Ocean at the End of the Lane tickets on London Theatre today.
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The play follows a man returning to his childhood home in Sussex, where he is reminded of the treacherous events that occurred on his 12th birthday. He used to play by the country banks with his friend Lettie, but what she claimed was a pond was, in fact, a vast ocean. Plunged into a mystical and unfamiliar world, their very survival relies on their instinct, abilities and bravery in the face of great destruction.
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Cast and creative
By: Adapted from the best-selling Neil Gaiman novel by Joel Horwood
Director: Katy Rudd
Cast list: James Bamford, Nia Towle, Siubhan Harrison, Penny Layden, Grace Hogg-Robinson, Laura Rogers, Nicolas Tennant, Ruby Ablett, Emma Bown, Charlie Cameron, Jeff D’Sangalang, Kieran Garland, Miranda Heath, Tom Mackley, Charleen Qwaye, and Peter Twose.
Design: Fly Davis
Lighting: Paule Constable
Costume: Samuel Wyer
Choreography: Steven Hoggett
Sound: Ian Dickinson for Autograph
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