A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls Tickets

‘Stories are wild creatures, the monster said. When you let them loose, who knows what havoc they might wreak?’

Patrick Ness’s piercing novel A Monster Calls is brought to The Old Vic stage in a powerful new adaptation by visionary director Sally Cookson.

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.

On publication, A Monster Calls became a bestseller with children and adults alike with its dazzling insight into love, loss and healing. It garnered huge critical acclaim, including an unprecedented double win of the Carnegie and Greenaway Medals for outstanding children’s literature and illustration. 

Categories: 
A Monster Calls Child Policy:
Recommended for ages 10+.
By:
Based on the novel by Patrick Ness, inspired by an original idea from Siobhan Dowd, devised by the company
Director:
Sally Cookson
A Monster Calls Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
Saturday, 7 July, 2018
Opening date: 
Tuesday, 17 July, 2018
Available from: 
Thursday, 12 July, 2018
Closes: 
Saturday, 25 August, 2018
Booking to: 
Saturday, 25 August, 2018
MatineeEvening
Monday-7.30pm
Tuesday-7.30pm
Wednesday2.30pm7.30pm
Thursday-7.30pm
Friday-7.30pm
Saturday2.30pm7.30pm
Sunday--

Old Vic Theatre

Address:
103 The Cut, London, SE1 8NB
Nearest tube:
Waterloo

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