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Let The Right One In

Let The Right One In

Key facts

Playwright: Jack Thorne

Author: John Ajvide Lindqvist

Synopsis

Oskar is a bullied lonely teenage boy living with his mother on a housing estate at the edge of town, when a spate of sinister killings rock the neighbourhood.
Eli is the young girl who has just moved in next door. She doesn’t go to school and never leaves the flat by day.
Sensing in each other a kindred spirit, the two become devoted friends. What Oskar doesn’t know is that Eli has been a teenager for a very long time…

A must-see major new production, Let the Right One In is an enchanting, brutal vampire myth and coming-of-age love story

Tony and Olivier Award-winning director John Tiffany (Black Watch, Once) heads up a creative team including Olivier Award-winning associate director Steven Hoggett (Black Watch, Beautiful Burnout, American Idiot).

“The gasp, so rarely heard in the theatre, rings out often here. First-rate… situated on the slipway between dream and daily life… a mesmerising evening.’ Observer 5 stars “Exquisitely realised” The Herald 4 stars “Polished and poetic” The Guardian 4 stars “Ambitious and beautifully shaped” The Scotsman

Event details

Sat 25 Jul 2020, 7:30pm

Captioned in house by Northern Theatres

Venue details

Royal Exchange Theatre
St Ann's Square
Manchester
M2 7DH

Phone: 0161 833 9833

Email: box.office@royalexchange.co.uk

Textphone: 0161 615 6699 (Minicom)

Website: Royal Exchange Theatre

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