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A Monster Calls at The Old Vic - Patrick Ness' Bestselling Book for Everyone Aged 10+ Comes Alive, Up to 60% off

The Old Vic, Southwark

Magical theatre treat based on the critically acclaimed novel

Thursday 12th - Saturday 21st July 2018

Suitable for 10+ years

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

A Monster Calls, the bestseller with children and adults alike with its dazzling insight into love, loss and healing is brought to life on The Old Vic stage in a powerful new adaptation by visionary director Sally Cookson (director of Hetty Feather and Peter Pan at the National Theatre).

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. Then, one night, Conor is woken by something at his window. A monster has come walking.

  • Based on the extraordinary novel by Patrick Ness
  • Now an international bestseller and major motion picture
  • Unprecedented double winner of the Carnegie and Greenaway Medals for outstanding children's literature
  • An unflinching, darkly funny, and deeply moving story
  • A story of mischief, loss, and monsters both real and imagined
  • A coming-of-age story perfect for ages 10+ 
Dates and Prices


  • Thursday 12th July 7:30pm
  • Friday 13th July 7:30pm
  • Saturday 14th July 2:30pm & 7:30pm
  • Monday 16th July 7:30pm
  • Wednesday 18th July 7:30pm
  • Thursday 19th July 2:30pm & 7:30pm
  • Friday 20th July 7:30pm
  • Saturday 21st July 2:30pm & 7:30pm

Price Information: 

  • £20 for Single Ticket, Up to 60% off
  • Available on selected dates only
  • Seating will be in the Band A & B Band areas (The Stalls and Dress Circle) - Seating is allocated by the theatre as best available at the time of purchase
  • Saving is based on The Old Vic prices including booking fees 
  • Tickets are required for adults and children  
Need to Know
  • Recommended for ages 10+ 
  • Limited Availability
  • Tickets are required for adults and children  
  • Only valid for the performance for which you have purchased.
  • Seating is allocated by the theatre as best available at time of purchase 
  • No refunds or exchanges.
How to Redeem
  • Please print out your e-Ticket and present it at the Box Office 20 mins prior to the performance.
  • You will receive your e-Ticket via email once you have purchased.
Plan your Visit

Address and Contact Info

The Old Vic
The Cut

Nearest Station: London Waterloo
Nearest Park: Ufford Street Recreation Ground
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