Directed by Bryony Shanahan
A stage adaptation by Jack Thorne based on the Swedish novel and film by Jon Ajvide Lindqvist
Lonely at home and bullied at school, Oskar only has a Rubik’s cube and his imagination for company. Then Eli moves in next door. Despite Eli’s odd odour of infected bandages and dead-dog, the teenagers develop a powerful and unusual friendship. But when a butchered body is found in a nearby forest, Oskar slowly unravels the truth about Eli and their strange bond is stretched to breaking point.
An international cult classic, LET THE RIGHT ONE IN makes its Manchester stage debut this Halloween. Adapted from John Ajvide Lindqvist’s cult novel by Jack Thorne (HIS DARK MATERIALS, HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, KIRI) and directed by the Royal Exchange Theatre’s Joint Artistic Director Bryony Shanahan, this is a compelling and unnerving coming of age story like no other.
For ages 14 and above.
Contains mature themes and subject matter, including depictions of blood, violence and death/dead bodies.
VENUE: The Theatre, the Royal Exchange Theatre
DATES: Saturday 22 October to Saturday 19 November 2022
AGE GUIDELINE: 14+
TICKET PRICES: Standard Tickets range from £10 - £37. Limited numbers of Under 30s and Pay What You Decide tickets are available.
BANQUETTES: £10 Banquette seats will be released at 10am on the day of the first preview.
PREVIEWS & £12 MONDAYS: All preview performances are half price and all tickets are only £12 on Mondays (not including previews).
||22 October 2022
|Monday (preview)||24 October 2022
||25 October 2022
||26 October 2022
||27 October 2022
||19:30 (Tickets Not Available)
|Friday||28 October 2022||19:30|
|Saturday||29 October 2022||14:30 & 19:30|
|Monday||31 October 2022||19:30
|Tuesday||01 November 2022||19:30|
|Wednesday||02 November 2022||14:30 (SD) & 19:30
|Thursday||03 November 2022||19:30|
|Friday||04 November 2022||19:30|
|Saturday||05 November 2022||14:30 (C) & 19:30 (C)
|Monday||07 November 2022||19:30|
|Tuesday||08 November 2022||19:30
|Wednesday||09 November 2022||14:30 (R) & 19:30
|Thursday||10 November 2022||19:30|
|Friday||11 November 2022||19:30|
|Saturday||12 November 2022||14:30 (SD) & 19:30
|Tuesday||15 November 2022||19:30
|Wednesday||16 November 2022||14:30 & 19:30
|Thursday||17 November 2022||19:30
|Friday||18 November 2022||19:30 (BSL)
|Saturday||19 November 2022||14:30 (AD) & 19:30
SD = SOCIALLY DISTANCED PERFORMANCE
C = CAPTIONED
AD = AUDIO DESCRIBED
R = RELAXED
BSL = BRITISH SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETED
BOOKING: Tickets are available to buy online.
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WRITING: A stage adaptation by Jack Thorne based on the Swedish novel and film by Jon Ajvide Lindqvist
DIRECTOR: Bryony Shanahan
DESIGNER: Amelia Jane Hankin
LX DESIGNER: Joshua Pharo
COMPOSER/SOUND: Pete Malkin
BSL INTERPRETATION: Ali Gordon
Captioned = Saturday 5 November 2022 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Relaxed = Wednesday 9 November 2022 at 2.30pm
BSL Interpretation by Ali Gordon = Friday 18 November 2022 at 7.30pm
Audio Described = Saturday 19 November 2022 at 2.30pm