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Average customer review: 3.5 star rating (3.5 Stars)

Number of reviews: 6

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5.0 star rating Bea from Birmingham,

INCREDIBLE

What a brilliant piece of theatre. Puppetry and movement was amazing. Best show for a long time.

5.0 star rating Natt from Oxford,

BRILLIANT - WONDERFUL USE OF LIGHT AND BODY

I booked tickets for my partner as I didn't expect it to be my thing but I really loved it. Wonderful stage choreography, moving story telling, the actors were fantastic and the use of light, movement and puppetry was gripping. I would go and see it again if I could.

5.0 star rating Misty Krueger from Oxford,

AMAZING

This is one of the best stage productions I have ever seen. Absolutely loved the adaptation of the book.

4.0 star rating S Mark from London, England

SPECTACULAR!

Not quite sure what to expect as we had last minute tickets but we were blown away by this incredible production. This is a visually spectacular show that cleverly and convincingly brings alive the stuff of childish imagination, and nightmares, following family trauma. With it's incredibly spectacular monsters and demons, this is a show to see if you like fantasy writing (a definite nod to Dark Materials). The young actors were particularly convincing and the story itself pretty simple but the standout for me was definitely the stage management and production which was outstanding. At times quite scary so great for slightly older kids perhaps rather than the very young!

1.0 star rating Y Cullen from Wirral

A TEDIOUS DISAPPOINTMENT

Expected much more, having read some glowing reviews. It was nonsensical tedium. Didn't find any tense moments. On edge of seat ..... ready to go. Matinee filled with school groups, munching & rustling their way through it!

1.0 star rating Ivvy from Liverpool,

DREARY TEDIUM

Nonsensical & boring.

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An Ocean of Emotion at the End of Gaiman's Lane

A boy, his newfound friend, and a hefty dose of magic and horror. On the surface that may be all that the show seems to be, but Ocean at the End of the Lane has such unfathomable depths that it will leave even the most stout-hearted of us emotional.

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