**AFTER THE END is currently postponed due to the ongoing pandemic restrictions. New dates will be announced soon.**
A city under attack from a nuclear blast. As the dust settles, Louise wakes to find herself in a fallout shelter with colleague Mark who has saved her life. They have enough water and food to last two weeks. Now they just need to find a way of surviving each other.
Directed by Lyndsey Turner, Dennis Kelly’s chilling play explores the resources we need to endure catastrophe.
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Runtime: TBC (no interval)
Age Guidance: 16+ - this show contains very strong language, nudity, scenes of a sexual nature, violence and scenes some may find upsetting.
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Concessions: Available for under 26s
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In keeping with government guidelines, seating in our auditorium will be socially distanced and audiences can only attend in groups from the same household or support bubble. Our auditorium has seating banks of 1, 2, 3 and 4. Our booking system will only allow you to purchase all the tickets in a bank of seats. If you cannot find a seating bank of the right size for your selected performance, or you require any help when booking please contact our Box Office by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, using our web chat or calling 020 8534 0310. You can find out more about the safety measures in place, including wearing face coverings, NHS track & trace and temperature checks on our Welcoming Audiences Back page here.
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To give bookers maximum flexibility for this production, customers can exchange their ticket without a fee up to 24 hours prior to the event. This is only valid when exchanging to another performance of the same production. If there is a difference in ticket price then you will need to pay the difference.
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Written by Dennis Kelly
Directed by Lyndsey Turner
Dennis Kelly’s work for theatre includes Debris, Osama The Hero, After The End, Love and Money, Taking Care of Baby, DNA, Orphans, The Gods Weep, The Ritual Slaughter of George Mastromas and Girls and Boys. For television he has written and created Utopia, Pulling (co-written, co-created) and The Third Day (co-created), and for film he wrote the screenplay for Black Sea. He also wrote the book for the Olivier and Tony winning Matilda The Musical and in 2010, DNA became a set text on the GCSE English Literature syllabus.
Previous directing work includes Noye’s Fludde (Stratford East), Top Girls, Saint George and the Dragon, Light Shining in Buckinghamshire, Edgar and Annabel, There is a War (National Theatre), Girls and Boys (Royal Court), Hamlet (Barbican), Chimerica (Almeida & West End), Aristocrats, Philadelphia, Here I Come!, Fathers and Sons, and Faith Healer (Donmar Warehouse).