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The Ocean at the End of the Lane - West End

Starting at £18.00

Returning to his childhood home, a man finds himself standing beside the pond of the old Sussex farmhouse where he used to play. He’s transported to his 12th birthday when his friend Lettie claimed it wasn’t a pond, but an ocean… Plunged into a magical world, their survival depends on their ability to reckon with ancient forces that threaten to destroy everything around them.



Adapted from the best-selling Neil Gaiman novel by Joel Horwood and directed by Katy Rudd, this spectacular and thrilling adventure is a tour de force of imagination and storytelling.

Schedule

Running Time: 2hrs 20mins (incl. interval)

Duke of York's Theatre

(London, )
(Leicester Square) St. Martin's Lane
London,
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2020
Due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19, The Ocean at the End of the Lane, which was scheduled to begin performances this autumn, has been postponed. The acclaimed production will now open at the Duke of Yorka??s Theatre in 2021, with previews beginning from 23 October 2021, playing for a limited run, with a press night on 4 November 2021. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2020
The Stagea??has announced the 2020 winners ofa??The Stagea??Debut Awards, in association witha??Access Entertainment. The awards were presented as a virtual ceremony on Sunday, September 27, filmed at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, in the heart of London's West End.   
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017
The European premiere of a new play by the acclaimed American playwright Keith Bunin in his UK debut, The Busy World is Hushed opens at the Finborough Theatre for an eight week limited season on Friday, 6 October 2017 (Press Nights: Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 October 2017 at 7.30pm).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019
The National Theatre has announced its productions on-sale for October 2019 a?' March 2020
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2020
A new spine-chilling ghost story, WHEN DARKNESS FALLS, will play a limited season, from 23 November to 12 December 2020, at The Union Theatre in London.  Written by James Milton and Paul Morrissey and directed by Paul Morrissey, Will Barton will play John Blondel and Alex Phelps The Speaker.  The audience will be socially distanced.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2013
Twenty-five years ago THE SANDMAN entered our dreams. The New York Times best-selling author Neil Gaiman returns to the world of The Endless with a new story - THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE, with the first installment of the six-issue series hitting stores and available digitally today. The comic marks Gaiman's first Sandman story in 10 years.
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Oct 26, 2020
Sara Baras fue galardonada por su coreografía e interpretación en el Ballet Flamenco SOMBRAS en el Sadler’s Wells.
by Debbie Gilpin - Oct 25, 2020
Even coronavirus can't stop the Olivier Awards ceremony - today is the day we've all been waiting for since its postponement back in April, as all the winners are finally revealed to the world.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2020
Tonight, the Olivier Awards will be announced in a special online broadcast. We'll be updating the list of nominees LIVE throughout the evening.
by TodayTix UK - Oct 22, 2020
There are lots of fantastic shows now on sale in the West End, and TodayTix is offering great deals on many of them. Here are this week's latest ticket sales and deals. 
by TV News Desk - Oct 2, 2018
Amazon Studios today announced it has signed an overall television deal with visionary and award-winning writer Neil Gaiman. The creator of the highly anticipated Amazon Original series Good Omens and the Hugo Award-winning book American Gods, Gaiman will exclusively work with Amazon Studios on the creation of television series which will premiere globally on Amazon Prime Video in over 200 countries and territories.
by TV News Desk - Oct 2, 2017
Jon Hamm has SIGNED on to Amazon and the BBc's adaptation of Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman novel GOOD OMEN. The MAD MEN actor will portray archangel Gabriel, the primary messenger of God, in the upcoming six-part series. Production is currently underway.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2019
The Ocean at the End of the Lane is the bestselling magical novel from the brilliant imagination of Neil Gaiman. Join Gaiman as he chats to Lenny Henry about writing this modern myth, where his inspiration came from, and what it's like to have his novel adapted for the stage.
by Laura A. Hobson - Nov 28, 2017
Fall into the underworld of London where young businessman Richard Mayhew, played adroitly by Rory Sheridan in a debut role, finds himself after trying to save a young bleeding woman named Door in The Know Theatre's recent production of NEVERWHERE, a play by Neil Gaiman adapted by Robert Kauzlaric.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019
THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE by Neil Gaiman, bestselling author of American Gods, Coraline, Stardust and the Sandman series, will play in the Dorfman over Christmas.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
The National Theatre has announced its upcoming lineup for December 2019 - June 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
On 12 November, 'Playing in the Dark' was held, the BBC Symphony Orchestra's concert with author Neil Gaiman, singer/speaker Amanda Palmer, baritone Simon Butteriss and special guest actor David Tennant at the Barbican, London.
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018
Join us for The 36th Annual Mermaid Parade, Saturday June 16th, 2018! The parade kicks off at 1pm on West 21st and Surf Avenue and proceeds on Surf Avenue to West 10th, then heads south to the Boardwalk and then west back to its ending point at Steeplechase Plaza on the Boardwalk.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020
The 2020 Oliver Award nominations have been announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015
Bestselling and award-winning author Neil Gaiman comes to The Eccles Center on Saturday, April 18. A creative genius and master storyteller, Gaiman mesmerizes - and inspires - his audience on both the page and the stage. Park City Institute's An Evening with Neil Gaiman begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available by calling 435-655-3114 or online at EcclesCenter.org.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017
Rorschach Theatre announces a revival of NEVERWHERE (2013), Robert Kauzlaric's adaptation of Neil Gaiman's modern cult classic about a man who stumbles upon adventure in a dangerous and magical world that exists below the streets of London.  
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2013
Paula Deen's previous publications, SOUTHERN COOKING BIBLE and THE DEAN FAMILY COOKBOOK overtook Amazon's marketplace following her recent 'racial scandal.' It was also confirmed this week that Ballantine Books had cancelled Deen's upcoming publishing deal.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2013
Sylvia Day's ENTWINED WITH YOU took the top spot on The New York Times' fiction best seller list, with Dan Brown's INFERNO falling to no. 2. THE DOG LIVED (AND SO WILL I) by Teresa J. Rhyne topped the nonfiction NY Times list, while Stephen King's JOYLAND rose to the top of Amazon's best seller marketplace once more, dethroning George R.R. Martin's A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE series.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2013
Dan Brown's latest 'Robert Langdon' novel, INFERNO, held onto the top spot of The New York Times' fiction best seller list, as well as its no. 2 position on Amazon for the second week in a row. Sheryl Sandberg's LEAN IN continues to control the nonfiction NY Times list, George R.R. Martin's famed A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE series worked its way to the top of Amazon's best seller charts, dethroning Stephen King's latest novel JOYLAND.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019
The National Theatre has announced 15 productions of new plays and fresh adaptations by leading writers.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Hudson Booksellers, a brand unit of travel retailer Hudson Group, announces that a special edition of The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman, published by William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, is now available exclusively from Hudson.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2013
Paula Deen's previous publications, SOUTHERN COOKING BIBLE and THE DEAN FAMILY COOKBOOK overtook Amazon's marketplace following her recent 'racial scandal.' It was also confirmed this week that Ballantine Books had cancelled Deen's upcoming publishing deal.
by Eleni Cashell - Jul 6, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018
Today, Luther Burbank Center for the Arts (LBC) announced that seven new shows have been added to its diverse 2018-19 season. Bluegrass-country singer Alison Krauss, winner of 27 Grammy Awards, will perform Saturday, October 6, 2018; comedian Ron White will return to LBC on Friday, October 26, 2018; after their first successful year of touring, comedy duo #IMOMSOHARD will return to LBC on Wednesday, November 14; Bill Medley of the Righteous Brothers is joined by Bucky Heard to perform the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame duo's most famous songs on Sunday, November 18, 2018; Big Bad Voodoo Daddy bring their holiday show to LBC on Monday, December 3, 2018; Dustbowl Revival and Hot Club of Cowtown will make their way to Santa Rosa as part of Across the Great Divide: A Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of The Band on Wednesday, March 27, 2019; and international best-selling author Neil Gaiman will come to LBC with his show An Evening with Neil Gaiman on Sunday, May 12, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2013
Critically-acclaimed, best-selling author Neil Gaiman ('The Ocean at the End of the Lane,' 'The Sandman' series of graphic novels, 'American Gods,' 'The Graveyard Book' and 'Coraline') today announced the launch of his first-ever video game, WAYWARD MANOR. Set in a 1920s Victorian Gothic pastoral estate, WAYWARD MANOR players unravel the mystery of a ghost (player) seeking a peaceful after-life. After a remarkable cast of characters moves into Wayward Manor and wakes him from his post-mortem slumbers, the ghost must find ever-more inventive and brilliant ways to scare them away. As the ghost learns more about the living characters, he also learns more about his own death and after-life, and the danger they are all facing. WAYWARD MANOR will be available just in time for the holidays on PC, Mac, and tablets.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2013
Following the news that 'Robert Galbraith' had been unmasked as HARRY POTTER author J.K. Rowling, her latest novel THE CUCKOO'S CALLING has soared to the top of Amazon's best seller list - where holding on to the no. 1 spot for two weeks in a row.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2013
This October, author Neil Gaiman returns to the realm of the Endless for an eagerly anticipated tale that will bring readers back to one of the most critically-acclaimed comic book series ever. THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE will unite Gaiman with visionary artist J.H. Williams III and reveal a previously untold story in THE SANDMAN mythos. The announcement was made today by Shelly Bond, Executive Editor of Vertigo, an imprint of DC Entertainment.
by TV News Desk - Feb 3, 2014
FremantleMedia North America has finalized a deal for the rights to Neil Gaiman's acclaimed urban fantasy novel American Gods, it was announced today by Thom Beers, CEO, FremantleMedia North America.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019
Amazon Prime Video will bring Armageddon to Austin, celebrating the highly anticipated premiere of novel-turned-series Good Omens at South by Southwest (“SXSW”) in Austin, TX, during opening weekend beginning Friday, March 8th.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
The National Theatre today announces nine productions that will play on the South Bank in 2020-2021 alongside previously announced shows. These run alongside our international touring productions, three plays that will tour to multiple venues across the UK and a West End transfer. The NT also announces today that it will increase the quantity of low-price tickets on the South Bank by 25%, with 250,000 available across the year at £20 or less.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2019
THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE by Neil Gaiman, bestselling author of American Gods, Coraline, Stardust and the Sandman series, will play in the Dorfman over Christmas.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2013
In today's issue, we are celebrating the books we loved this year--the 30 Best Books of 2013. It was an arduous process in which cutting the initial list down to a mere 87 titles was considered a triumph. So we're going to cheat and add a few more to our 30 Best:
by Gary Naylor - Dec 12, 2019
The Ocean at the End of the Lane offers a spectacular theatrical experience, but may leave some viewers cold with its whimsy and unwillingness to explore human relationships in depth.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2020
The Stage has today announced the award-winning & Juliet actress Miriam-Teak Lee will host this year's The Stage Debut Awards, in association with Access Entertainment.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2013
With the holiday season only a few months away, it's time to start thinking about all of those 'impossible to buy for' friends and family. Books represent the perfect stocking stuffer and, this Christmas and Hanukkah, there are some fantastic new reads to choose from. To make your gift giving easier, TheReadingRoom.com has revealed its favorite fiction, non-fiction, young adult fiction and children's books that boast an unbeatable combination of fascinating subject matter and great writing.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017
Rorschach Theatre announces the cast and designers for its revival of NEVERWHERE (2013), Robert Kauzlaric's adaptation of Neil Gaiman's modern cult classic about a man who stumbles upon adventure in a dangerous and magical world that exists below the streets of London. The ensemble cast will include returning cast members Sarah Taurchini as Door and Daniel Corey as Richard Mayhew. The design team will include cutting-edge set and projections design collective Pixelumen Lab.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2020
Wendell Pierce (The Wire, Suits), Robbie Williams (Take That), David Mitchell (Peep Show), Aimee Lou Wood (Netflix's Sex Education) and the stars of West End musical Dear Evan Hansen are among the nominees for The Stage Debut Awards 2020, in association with Access Entertainment. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018
FremantleMedia North America (FMNA) today announced it has won the rights to Mervyn Peake's gothic fantasy book series, Gormenghast. Hailed as one of the great works of 20th century British literature, Gormenghast has received widespread acclaim and has been translated into more than 20 languages.
by TV News Desk - Apr 3, 2018
FremantleMedia North America (FMNA) today announced it has won the rights to Mervyn Peake's gothic fantasy book series, Gormenghast. Hailed as one of the great works of 20th century British literature, Gormenghast has received widespread acclaim and has been translated into more than 20 languages.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017
The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center announced today that single tickets for An Evening with Neil Gaiman will go on sale Monday,