2:22 A Ghost Story (West End)
Ends Aug 04 2h 0m
2:22 A Ghost Story (West End)
86

2:22 A Ghost Story (West End) London Reviews and Tickets

86%
(947 Ratings)
Positive
89%
Mixed
6%
Negative
5%
Members say
Clever, Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Intense

About the Show

The Olivier Award-nominated supernatural thriller set in a haunted house returns to the West End.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (472)

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53 Reviews | 4 Followers
89
Intense, Great writing, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You are a big horror fan, or if you enjoy thrilling and mysterious stories with unexpected twists and turns.

Don't see it if You are easily frightened by jump-scares, or if you aren’t a horror fan in general. Read more

58 Reviews | 6 Followers
87
Great writing, Great acting, Funny, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you LOVE A BUILD! I saw 2 understudies (Lauren and Ben) and they were great! Clever writing and premise.

Don't see it if you want a neat ending! Expect to go down a Reddit rabbit hole after!

112 Reviews | 6 Followers
84
Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Intense, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You like a mystery

Don't see it if You scare easily

50 Reviews | 7 Followers
80
Masterful, Great acting, Epic, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You dare enter the supernatural.

Don't see it if You don't want to suspend your disbelief.

498 Reviews | 73 Followers
77
Clever, Absorbing, Riveting, Well-acted, Intense

See it if you want to see a riveting, well-acted, and intelligent play with an ending that will make you want to see the show a second time.

Don't see it if you don't like suspensful shows or twist endings. This is an intense show with a tragic resolution.

99 Reviews | 17 Followers
75
Jump scares, Abrupt ending, Entertaining, Fun

See it if you like engaging thriller stories, and don't mind lighting and sound-related jump scares.

Don't see it if you want a really sensible twist that will be the culmination of everything laid out beforehand in the play. Or true scares!

53 Reviews | 1 Follower
70
Edgy, Thought-provoking, Intelligent, Great acting

See it if you like a good ghost story

Don't see it if you don’t like tension

63 Reviews | 3 Followers
69
Annoying

See it if -

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Critic Reviews (27)

Time Out London
May 2nd, 2024

"your enjoyment of the night will definitely hinge on how much you enjoy the actual play."
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Tim Talks Theatre (UK)
June 15th, 2024

"a ghostly night out at the theatre"
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The London Evening Standard
August 12th, 2021
For a previous production

This is a superior, knowing piece of genre drama, well-executed, and buoyed up by Allen’s star power and skill. A great, spine-tingling night out.
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The London Evening Standard
February 2nd, 2023
For a previous production

"The play is witty, bracingly sweary and probes intriguing ideas."
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Time Out London
August 12th, 2021
For a previous production

Dunster directs ... with a macabre playfulness that comes to the fore in Ian Dickinson’s magnificently unsettling sound design. There’s no denying that Allen is the one who’ll put bums on seats. But ‘2:22’ is a rare ... example of a Good West End Ghost Play.
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Time Out London
January 26th, 2023
For a previous production

"If you are a mad keen Cheryl fan ... you won’t be disappointed. It’s definitely not a show-stopping turn, and your enjoyment of the night will definitely hinge on how much you enjoy the actual play."
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The Guardian (UK)
February 2nd, 2023
For a previous production

“The production ultimately succeeds not because of its ramped up comedy but in spite of it. It will surely win audiences once again: it has entertainment value.”
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The Telegraph (UK)
February 2nd, 2023
For a previous production

“Without getting too carried away, it’s Cheryl – whoo-hoo – who has opened a portal to another world of possibility. ”
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