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12 Aug 2017 - 30 Sep 2017

World Premiere


By Christopher Shinn

Directed By Ian Rickson

£10 - £32 (12 Aug - 17 Aug)
£10 - £39.50 (19 Aug - 16 Sep)
£10 - £48 (18 Sep - 30 Sep)

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Silicon Valley. The future. A rocket launches.

Luke is an aerospace billionaire who can talk to anyone. But God is talking to him. He sets out to change the world. Only violence stands in his way.

Christopher Shinn’s gripping new play, directed by Ian Rickson, features Ben Whishaw as Luke.

Dates & Tickets

Priority Booking opens:
Designers', Actors', Directors' Circle 10am Tues 16 May
10am Thurs 18 May
Public Booking opens:
10am Thurs 25 May

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Previews 12 Aug - 17 Aug
Press Night 7pm Fri 18 Aug

Evenings 7.30pm
Wed matinees 2.30pm from 23 Aug
Sat matinees 2.30pm from 26 Aug

12 Aug - 17 Aug £32, £28, £20, £10
19 Aug - 16 Sep £39.50, £32, £20, £10
18 Sep - 30 Sep £48, £38, £24, £10

Thurs 21 Sep
Post-show discussion with members of the Against company. Free to same-day ticket holders.

Supporters' Evening
Tue 5 September

Captioned performance
Thurs 14 Sep
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Audio Described performance 
by Vocal Eyes
Sat 16 Sep
(Touch Tour 12.45pm)

Islington First
Sat 12 - Tue 22 Aug 
If you live or work in the Islington area you can book best available seats for £25 for the opening performances, subject to availability. Enter the promo code ISFIRST when booking. For applicable postcodes see here.

Customers claiming Jobseekers Allowance and students can book second-price-band tickets* for £25 on Monday - Thursday evenings & Wed & Sat matinees. For more information click here

Over 65s
Customers who are 65 and over can book second-price-band tickets* for £25 on Monday - Thursday evenings & Wed & Sat matinees up to 23 September. For more information click here.

Under 30s
Customers aged 30 or under can book second-price-band tickets for £15 on Monday - Thursday evenings & Wednesday & Saturday matinees*.

25 and under
Mon 14, 21, 28 Aug & 4 Sep
£5 tickets available exclusively to those aged 25 and under on select Mondays. Enter the promo code UNDER25 to book. Proof of age ID will be required on collecting the tickets. Tickets are limited and subject to availability.  On sale from Mon 24 July

*Subject to availability. Not available in the final week of performances.

For the Almeida: Hamlet.

Theatre includes:
Man and Superman (National Theatre); Richard II; The Two Gentleman of Verona (Royal Shakespeare Company); Henry IV, Parts 1 & 2 (Stratford/Barbican/UK Tour); The Loneliness of The Long Distance Runner (Pilot Theatre/ York Theatre Royal/UK Tour); Loyalty (Hampstead Theatre).

Ballet includes: Silence.

Television includes: Jericho; Poirot; Doctor Who.

Film includes: Ready Player One.

Cast & Creatives

Cast includes 
Elliot Barnes-Worrell
Amanda Hale
Adelle Leonce
Martin McDougall
Ben Whishaw
Naomi Wirthner

Writer Christopher Shinn
Director Ian Rickson
Design Ultz
Sound Gregory Clarke
Casting Sophie Holland 

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