A Monster CallsTuesday 18 February - Saturday 22 February 2020 Drama
Based on the novel by Patrick Ness
Inspired by an original idea by Siobhan Dowd
‘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 vividly to life in the Olivier award winning production by visionary director Sally Cookson.
Thirteen-year-old Conor and his mum have managed just fine since his dad moved away. But now his mum is sick and 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, 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.
From the critically acclaimed bestseller, A Monster Calls offers a dazzling insight into love, life and healing.
Supported by Arts Council England through a National Lottery Project Grant award
Venue: Theatre Royal
Suitable for ages 10+
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'Heartbreaking, spectacular, soaring, a monster hit'The Times
'Extraordinarily moving'The Independent
'Reality meets fairytale fantasy... exhilarating'The Sunday Times
Thursday 20 February
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