Shaftesbury Avenue 39, London W1D 6AR

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2:22 - A Ghost Story

Until August 4, 2024

A fanstastic piece of writing. Begs to be seen again

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Why See 2:22 - A Ghost Story?

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There's Something In The House

Will you believe in ghosts once the clock strikes 2:22?

A supernatural thriller that will have you on the edge of your seat, 2:22 A Ghost Story is London's scariest show! Brought to you by award-winning writer and creator of hit BBC podcast The Battersea Poltergeist, Danny Robins, and directed by Matthew Dunster. Starring Stacey Dooley and James Buckley, prepare for a night of fright!

What is the story?

Both funny and scary, 2:22 will take you on an adrenaline-fueled night as Jenny is sure her new house is haunted and is on a mission of trying to convince her skeptic husband Sam. During a dinner party with friends Lauren and Ben, the group starts to feel strange energy looming over them, something is getting closer. Will staying up until 2:22 give them the answers they want? Are ghosts real? Or will skeptic Sam have the last laugh? 

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Opening night: 25 May 2024

Cast and Creative


Stacey Dooley
James Buckley 
Joe McFadden
Donna Air


Directed by Matthew Dunster
Written by Danny Robins
Set design by Anna Fleischle
Costume design by Cindy Lin
Lighting design by Lucy Carter
Sound by Ian Dickinson for Autograph Sound
Casting by Jessica Ronane CDG
Illusions by Chris Fisher



Best Sound Design - Ian Dickinson
Best Actress - Lily Allen
Best New Play

What you thought

85 reviews, average rating: (2.7 Stars)

2.5 star rating

Elena Mouza : “SHHH... DON'T TELL”

"Shhh! Don't tel..." Spoilers alert! Nah, just kidding. Remember The Mousetrap... more

Nsp: “Engaging and entertaining ”

A solid modern script that holds your attention all the way through and... more

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