A Monster Calls (London)
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A Monster Calls (London)

A Monster Calls (London) London Reviews and Tickets

(9 Ratings)
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Great staging, Absorbing, Great acting, Intense, Thought-provoking

The Olivier award-winning production of Patrick Ness' novel.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (9)

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85 Reviews | 5 Followers
Great staging, Must see, Exquisite, Fascinating

See it if you like an impressive show of an impressive story

Don't see it if you don't want to see about lifethreatning illness

122 Reviews | 14 Followers
Visceral, Raw, Intelligent, Absorbing

See it if You are looking for a raw and direct emotional experience

Don't see it if You aren’t a fan of stripped back physical style theatre. Read more

24 Reviews | 1 Follower
Intense, Masterful, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You’re looking for an intense play. Simple staging with Clever acting.

Don't see it if You don’t want to watch something sad. Or if you want something that is all singing all dancing. This is slow and intense.

34 Reviews | 0 Followers
Thought-provoking, Resonant, Great staging, Clever, Absorbing

See it if A very clever show with some proper thought in it all, wonderfully staged and well put together.

Don't see it if You don't like symbolism or more out-there staging.

19 Reviews | 0 Followers
Sad, Intense, Great acting, Clever, Ambitious

See it if I never heard so many people crying in a theatre. The cast was amazing, so many emotions. I liked the representation of the tree on stage.

Don't see it if you want to see something happy or something that would make you laugh

6 Reviews | 1 Follower
Intense, Profound, Thought-provoking, Absorbing

See it if A beautiful and heartbreaking story of loss and grief. Amazing choreography, movement and set design.

Don't see it if Not for those who might be triggered by themes of loss, grief and death.

3 Reviews | 0 Followers
Must see, Masterful, Great staging, Great acting

See it if This play is amazing, a must see, I will definitely fo and watch this again, entertaining from start to end.

Don't see it if If you want to be entertained.....

4 Reviews | 0 Followers
Thought-provoking, Intense, Great staging, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if You like to see the magic of how fearful, hopeless our human beings are but still got through this arduous thing called life with courage

Don't see it if You expect some action movie blockbusters

Critic Reviews (1)

Time Out London
March 23rd, 2022
For a previous production

Devised with her company, ‘A Monster Calls’ takes a while to warm up, but ultimately locks into the searing emotional clarity of the book more closely than the film did.
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