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The Glow - Tickets

Royal Court Theatre
25 Jan 2022 - 05 Mar 2022
2 hr 20 min inc interval
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Why Watch The Glow

  • The Glow is a classic Victorian-era narrative obsessed with the supernatural psyche and spiritualism.
  • Alistair MacDowell, a celebrated playwright has delivered a beguiling, baffling ride for the mind!
  • If you are someone who loves things very theatrical or are looking for a spooky watch this season, then look no further. The Glow has it all!

About Show

Show Details

Age Suitability


The Glow is a strange mix of sci-fi, folk myth and elegy for humanity. Set up in good old-fashioned Victorian days it portrays the spooky spiritualism and misuse of supernatural powers. It also talks about how women are treated and have been treated through time.

The show includes a splendid team of artists like Rakie Ayola as the spiritualist medium and Ria Zmitrowicz as a locked woman in the asylum. Further, it has been directed by Vicky Featherstone and written by Alistair McDowall. McDowall has emerged as the most exciting playwright in the last few years. He won the Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting in 2011 for his play Brilliant Adventures, which gave him a breakthrough in his writing career.

The Story

The story starts in an 1863 dark windowless asylum with a muted woman clueless of her name and life. Mrs Lyall, a spiritualist medium, on a hunt for passive conduit finds a woman without a name as the ideal candidate. However, as the woman's past begins to emerge, so do her new powers, and neither is prepared for what is about to happen.

It's an extraordinary watch that'll pull the rug from under you. At times it is funny and humorous while at others its brutality over women will leave you in misery. Escape this year and delve into the realms of old fashion mysticism.

Show Timings

  • Mon - Sat 7:30 PM
  • Wed & Sat 2:30 PM
  • Children aged under 5 will not be admitted to this show.
  • Please keep in mind that theatre does not have an age classification organization. This means that all age recommendations are subjective. Please use your judgment while purchasing tickets for any show.

The Glow Tickets

Book online tickets for The Glow play in London.

Booking Period: From 25th January

Tickets Redemption

  • Contactless E-tickets will be provided for online check-in.
  • You will receive an email confirmation with your The Glow voucher instantly. Please display the same on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID. No need to take a printout.
  • Online Venue Check-In: Please note you will be contacted by the venue 48 hours before the performance with instructions on how to check in and retrieve your e-ticket.

Cancellation & Refunds

  • Tickets cannot be refunded, amended or rescheduled.

Royal Court Theatre

The Royal Court Theatre is a non-profit West End theatre in Sloane Square, Kensington, and Chelsea, London, England. It is a 380 seat auditorium and 85 seat studio with awards like International Theatre Institute in its name.

McDowell's play, The Glow is sure to get a glowing response when it opens at the West End's Royal Court Theatre this year. Make sure to book your tickets in advance.

Seating Capacity: 465

Royal Court Theatre Seating Plan will help you find the best seats in the theatre.

Getting There

Facilities & Accessibility

Additional Information

Address: Sloane Square, London SW1W 8AS, United Kingdom

Tube: The nearest tube station is Circle and District

Bus: Buses to 11 ,137,170 , 19 , 452 , C1

Available Facilities: Wheelchair accessible, In-house bar, Coat check, Assistive Listening System, Washrooms

Accessibility: Royal Court Theatre welcomes disabled guests and strives to make the show accessible for everyone

Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the Royal Court Theatre.

Dress Code: Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theatre is air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.

Outside Food: Strictly prohibited

FAQs | The Glow

How can I buy tickets to the West End show The Glow?

You can book online tickets to The Glow from 25th January 2022 to 5th March.

When is the opening date of The Glow in London?

The Glow will start playing in Royal Court Theatre Theatre from 25 January 2022.

How much are the tickets for The Glow?

The ticket price for The Glow will vary with the seats you choose. However, tickets can be purchased at prices starting from £12

How long does The Glow run for?

The Glow runs for 1 hour and 30 minutes, with no interval in between.

Where is the West End show The Glow playing in London?

You can watch the West End show The Glow at Royal Court Theatre, London.

How can I buy discount tickets to the West End show The Glow?

By booking your The Glow tickets with us, you can avail of 5% cashback on your purchase.

Are there accessible tickets for The Glow?

Yes. Since Royal Court Theatre welcomes disabled guests and strives to make the show accessible for everyone, viewers can purchase accessible tickets for The Glow.

Do I need to purchase a The Glow ticket for my child?

Yes. Children above the age of 5 can attend The Glow with a separate ticket.

Are cheaper tickets available for The Glow?

Yes. Depending on the seat of your choice, you can find cheaper tickets for The Glow. Click here to view your various ticket options.

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