Monstrous Tales Tickets

Old Vic Theatre
Waterloo Road, London, SE1 8NB

  • Running Time: 1 hour
  • Booking Until: Sat, 28 July 2018
‘Stories were wild, wild animals and went off in directions you couldn’t expect’

Get the summer holidays off to a roaring start with a morning of monstrous tales for the whole family. Authors and performers will read short stories from their own work and from their own favourite tales. Meet new friends and get reacquainted with old ones with a selection of stories about monsters of all shapes and sizes.

The line-up includes children’s author Benji Davies (The Storm Whale), poet and children’s author Joseph Coelho (winner of the Children’s Poetry Award) and actors Sharon D Clarke (Holby City) and Glenda Jackson (King Lear, The Old Vic).

In association with BookTrust

Old Vic Theatre

Waterloo Road, London, SE1 8NB

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Access description: There is a ramp from street level into the foyer and the box office is on your right. Handrails are available on either side of the entrance. From the foyer there are seven steps into the Stalls (without handrails). There are 20+ steps to the Dress Circle and a further 20 steps to the Baylis Circle (with handrails). The theatre is open 1 hour before the performance.

Sound Amplification: Sennheiser infra-red system. A unit is required to be collected from the cloakroom for a £5 deposit (which will be refunded on return of the unit). 30+ units available, including in-ear types and loop units to be used with the T-setting/switch on hearing aids. Some seats are unsuitable for use with the units, please inform the box office at the time of booking if one is likely to be needed. Induction loop is available at the walk-up box office.

Guide Dogs: Guide dogs are allowed into the auditorium. Alternatively, staff can dog-sit. Pleae inform Box Office at time of booking.

Disabled Access: There is a ramp from street level into the foyer. One wheelchair position in Stalls seat N5, a companion can sit in N6. In the case of a transfer, the wheelchair will be stored in the adapted toilet which is next to the access door and close to the wheelchair position. Please discuss any access needs with the box office at the time of booking.

Toilets: There are men’s and women’s off the Pit bar, and 21 steps up from the Lilian Baylis bar.

Disabled Toilets: Adapted WC on the left inside the side entrance


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