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Why Watch The Ocean at the End of the Lane?

  • Watch Neil Gaiman’s best-selling novel come to life on the West End stage and experience it as you have never done before.
  • Immerse yourself in the magical story of a man as he remembers his 12th birthday, when he was transported to an enchanted world and had to battle dark, ancient forces.
  • The Ocean at the End of the Lane is a critically acclaimed performance shown at the National Theatre last December. It is set to return to West End this year in autumn.
  • Directed by talented Katy Rudd, the show explores a few darker aspects of Neil Gaiman’s novel with a compelling storyline and jaw-dropping visuals.

About Show

Show Details

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The Ocean at The End of the Lane is an amazing theatre rendition of Neil Gaiman’s best-selling novel by the same name. Voted Book of the Year by British National Book Awards, it has been adapted into a feature-length play by Joel Horwood. The show is directed by Katy Rudd and has a star-studded cast.

Watch how a man returns to his home to uncover the secrets he has long forgotten. Once he starts remembering about his past and the magical world that he encountered during his childhood, you will see him struggle through a myriad of emotions.

Last year, the play was showcased at the National Theatre where the show was critically acclaimed and received several five-star reviews. With its return to West End this year, this is bound to happen again. So, get ready to witness masterful storytelling with stunning visuals at Duke of York’s Theatre, London in autumn!

The Story

The Ocean at The End of the Lane revolves around an unnamed boy and his friend, Lettie Hempstock. They get caught up battling some dark and ancient forces. The main narrative begins when a man commits suicide in their town. This incident allows a supernatural being to gain access to their world and show its presence in unpleasant ways.

After the spirit tries to harm the boy, they try to bind the spirit. But, a mishap occurs. The friends, with the help of Hempstock women, try to bring order to their world. However, they end up paying a terrible price to accomplish it.

Show Timings

  • Tue, Wed, Fri: 7:30 PM
  • Thu & Sat: 2:30 PM & 7:00 PM
  • Sun: 2.30 PM

Cast & Crew

  • Leading Roles: Ruby Ablett, James Bamford, Emma Bown, Charlie Cameron, Jeff D’Sangalang, Kieran Garland, Siubhan Harrison, Miranda Heath, Penny Layden, Tom Mackley, Charleen Qwaye, Grace Hogg-Robinson, Laura Rogers, Nicolas Tennant, Nia Towle and Peter Twose.
  • Written by: Neil Gaiman
  • Direction: Katy Rudd

  • To be announced.
  • 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 Ocean at The End of the Lane tickets are available now!

Book your online tickets for The Ocean at The End of the Lane play and secure your seats now! Watch this amazing theatre rendition of Neil Gaiman’s best-selling novel at the Duke of York’s Theatre, London.

Booking Period: From 23 Oct 2021 - 12 Feb 2022

Tickets Redemption

  • Contactless E-tickets will be provided for online check-in.
  • You will receive an email confirmation with your The Ocean at The End of the Lane 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.

The Duke of York’s Theatre

The Duke of York’s Theatre, located in the City of Westminster, opened on 10 September 1892. Also known as the London West End Theatre, The Wedding Eve, a comic opera, was the first-ever show here. Since then, the theatre has showcased several prominent shows such as Go-Bang, Miss Hobbs, Madame Butterfly, and more.

Seating Capacity: 640

The Duke of York’s Theatre Seating Plan will help you find the best seats in the theatre.

Getting There

Facilities & Accessibility

Additional Information

Address: St Martin's Ln, London WC2N 4BG, UK

Tube: The nearest tube stations to the theater are Leicester Square (Northern and Piccadilly Line) and Charing Cross (Bakerloo and Northern Lines).

Bus: For buses to St Martin’s Place - 24, 29, and 176 and for busses to Trafalgar Square - 3, 6, 9, 11, 12, 23, 53, 87, 88, 91, 139, 159 and 453.

Available Facilities: Restroom, Bar

Accessibility: The Duke of York’s 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 Duke of York’s Theatre.

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

Outside Food: Outside food is strictly prohibited inside this venue.

FAQs | The Ocean at the End of the Lane

How can I buy tickets to the West End show The Ocean at the End of the Lane?

You can book online tickets to The Ocean at the End of the Lane from 23 Oct -12 Feb 2022.

How much are the tickets for The Ocean at the End of the Lane?

The ticket price for The Ocean at the End of the Lane will vary with the seats you choose. However, tickets can be purchased at prices starting from £21.60.

What age is The Ocean at the End of the Lane appropriate for?

The age suitability of Ocean at the End of the Lane will be announced soon.

How long is The Ocean at the End of the Lane?

The duration of The Ocean at the End of the Lane will be announced soon.

When is the opening date of The Ocean at the End of the Lane play in London?

The Ocean at the End of the Lane will start playing in The Duke of York's Theatre from 23rd Oct 2021.

Where is the West End show The Ocean at the End of the Lane playing in London?

You can watch the West End show The Ocean at the End of the Lane at The Duke of York's Theatre, London.

How can I buy discount tickets to the West End show The Ocean at the End of the Lane?

By booking your The Ocean at the End of the Lane tickets with us, you may avail of exciting discounts on your purchase.

Are there accessible tickets for The Ocean at the End of the Lane?

Yes. Since The Duke of York's Theatre welcomes disabled guests and strives to make the show accessible for everyone, viewers can purchase accessible tickets for The Ocean at the End of the Lane.

Do I need to purchase a The Ocean at the End of the Lane ticket for my child?

Yes. Children can attend The Ocean at the End of the Lane with a separate ticket.

Are cheaper tickets available for The Ocean at the End of the Lane?

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