The Ocean at the End of the Lane
Closed 2h 35m
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
85

The Ocean at the End of the Lane London Reviews and Tickets

85%
(17 Ratings)
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100%
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Members say
Enchanting, Great staging, Clever, Absorbing, Entertaining

About the Show

The UK Tour of Neil Gaiman's best-selling fantasy/adventure novel.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (17)

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98 Reviews | 6 Followers
90
Enchanting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You're eager to witness how theater can transport you to another dimension through an incredible set. The atmosphere it creates is brilliant

Don't see it if You are not a fan of sci fi genres

157 Reviews | 20 Followers
85
Enchanting, Great staging, Refreshing

See it if You want to experience how theatre can take you to a different realm with an amazing set. Very atmospheric!

Don't see it if You don't like fantasy genre with Stranger things like screenplay and acting

67 Reviews | 2 Followers
81
Clever, Profound, Great staging, Epic, Enchanting

See it if you enjoy fantasy-adventure stories with a dark twist, conversations on human qualities and themes of courage and family.

Don't see it if you are easily startled by spooky soundscapes, do not enjoy the spoken word-transition music style of the play or you don't like magic. Read more

28 Reviews | 0 Followers
96
Intelligent, Great staging, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy Theatre that's on multiple levels and are someone who enjoys looking for every detail

Don't see it if You aren't a fan of sci-fi or are easily confused

39 Reviews | 1 Follower
85
Must see, Intense, Absorbing, Clever

See it if You want a spooky fantasy story, presented in an intelligent way with great characters and emotional moments.

Don't see it if If you aren’t a fan of the scary and/or made up stuff. Read more

47 Reviews | 2 Followers
80
Fantasy, Entertaining, Enchanting, Clever

See it if you like shows like Harry Potter & the Cursed Child and Curious Incident. Fantasy and some horror too.

Don't see it if You struggle with fantasy stories or triggered by the themes (domestic abuse, suicide, loss)

26 Reviews | 0 Followers
79
Intense, Absorbing, Enchanting

See it if You’re interested in puppetry, set design and lighting

Don't see it if .

25 Reviews | 0 Followers
75
Confusing, Great writing, Magical, Great staging, Enchanting

See it if You want to see Neil Gaiman’s book brought to life as a fantasy play with great decorations and puppet-work

Don't see it if You are impressionable or as a kid you were scared of Tim Burton’s “Coraline”, as the vibe is very similar

Critic Reviews (1)

Everything Theatre (UK)
April 14th, 2023

“ ‘The Ocean at the End of The Lane’ is firmly deserving of its place at larger venues and an asset to London’s theatre scene, drawing in audiences with less mainstream preferences such as myself. “
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