A Monster Calls
18th February 2020 to 22nd February 2020
|Venue||Nottingham Theatre Royal|
|Prices||£16.50 - £36.50|
|Date||Time||Performance Types||More Info / Tickets|
|20th February 2020||19:30||
Based on the novel by Patrick Ness
Inspired by an original idea by Siobhan O’Dowd
‘Stories are wild creatures, the monster said. When you let them loose, who knows what havoc they might wreak?’
Patrick Ness’s piercing novel A Monster Calls is brought vividly to life in the Olivier award-winning production by visionary director Sally Cookson.
Thirteen-year-old Conor and his mum have managed just fine since his dad moved away. But now his mum is sick and not getting any better. His grandmother won’t stop interfering and the kids at school won’t look him in the eye.
Then, one night, Conor is woken by something at his window. A monster has come walking. It’s come to tell Conor tales from when it walked before. And when it’s finished, Conor must tell his own story and face his deepest fears.
From the critically acclaimed bestseller, A Monster Calls offers a dazzling insight into love, life and healing.
Supported by Arts Council England through a National Lottery Project Grant award