Following a sold out run at the National Theatre, the acclaimed production of The Ocean at the End of the Lane transfers to the West End October 2021.
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.
Adapted from the best-selling Neil Gaiman novel by Joel Horwood and directed by Katy Rudd, this spectacular and thrilling adventure is a tour de force of imagination and storytelling.
Photos: Original National Theatre Cast by Brinkhoff-Moegenburg
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Proof of vaccine and/or test
You are required to show proof of a negative Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination in order to attend this performance.
When you arrive at this venue, you may be asked to fill out a health questionnaire or have your temperature taken.
This venue has additional Covid-19 safety measures in place to ensure the health and well-being of the staff, performers, and guests.
This venue is complying with the latest industry 'See It Safely' guidelines.
Recommended for ages 12+. This production contains scenes that some people may find distressing.
Recommended for 12+ yrs. This production contains scenes that some people may find distressing.
Now taking bookings for performances from Sat 23rd October 2021 until Sat 12th February 2022.
Show times for each day are below.
Bus routes: (Charing Cross Road) 24, 29, 176; (Strand) 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 87, 91, 139
Night buses: (Charing Cross Road) 24, 176, N5, N20, N29, N41, N279; (Strand) 6, 23, 139, N9, N15, N11, N13, N21, N26, N44, N47, N87, N89, N91, N155, N343, N551
Nearest rail: Charing Cross
Tube lines: Piccadilly, Northern
Nearest tube: Leicester Square
Directions from Leicester Square :
(5mins) Take Charing Cross Road to St Martin’s Court, head down until the end and then take a right onto St Martin’s Lane until you reach the theatre on your right.
Car park: Chinatown (5mins)
In congestion zone?: Yes
Infrared hearing loop
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The Ocean At The End Of The Lane
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