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2:22 A Ghost Story Tickets

Gielgud Theatre

The hit supernatural thriller is back in the West End for a sixth season of chills, thrills and things that go bump in the night.

2:22 A Ghost Story Tickets On Sale Soon

Get your adrenaline pumping at 2:22 A Ghost Story this summer as the record-breaking supernatural thriller returns to haunt the West End for a sixth season. This white-knuckle sensation, which is famous for its star-studded casts and shocking twist ending, shares its secrets at the Gielgud Theatre with Stacey Dooley and James Buckley. Do you dare discover the truth?

About 2:22 A Ghost Story

Jenny is certain that her new house is haunted, but her husband Sam thinks it’s all in her head. When they welcome friends Lauren and Ben around for a dinner party, the conversation soon turns to the supernatural, where opinions are divided. Unable to reach a consensus, they decide to stay up all night. When the clock hits 2:22, they’ll find out who is right…

Packed with shocks to make you jump, unexpected twists and a surprise ending that’s a closely guarded secret, “modern classic” (Sunday Time) 2:22 has kept almost 700,000 people glued to their seats across five West End theatres, a successful UK tour and international date in Los Angeles and Melbourne since premiering in 2021; and been nominated for the Best New Play Olivier Award.

2:22 A Ghost Story Cast

Written by The Battersea Poltergeist creator Danny Robins and directed by Matthew Dunster (Hangmen) and Isabel Marr (The Pillowman Associate Director), this spine-tingling show is known for its star casting, with everyone from singers to soap stars delivering chills and thrills during its times on stage.

For the latest West End run, journalist and presenter Stacey Dooley makes her debut as Jenny, with James Buckley (The Inbetweeners) as Ben. Buckley reprises the role after previously performing in 2:22 in 2021.

Previous cast members include singers Lily Allen and Cheryl, Jaime Winstone (Kidulthood; Babs), Jake Wood (EastEnders), Stephanie Beatriz (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) and Tom Felton (Harry Potter).

2:22 A Ghost Story Reviews: A Modern Phenomenon

2:22 A Ghost Story premiered at the Noël Coward Theatre in 2021, starring Lily Allen, and fast became a must-see show for theatregoers and fans of all things spooky.

But just how scary is 2:22 A Ghost Story? Book tickets to decide for yourself, but take it from the critics: “the mounting sense of dread is relentless” (The Independent) in this “slick, chilling romp of a play” (The Guardian).

Don’t Miss Tickets for 2:22 A Ghost Story at Gielgud Theatre

If you haven’t seen it yet, don’t wait any longer to book 2:22 A Ghost Story tickets! Find out what the hype is about if you’re feeling brave enough, and get ready for an exhilarating night of entertainment at the show that everyone is talking about.

Performance dates:
12 Jul 2024 - 04 Aug 2024
Running time:
2 hours including an interval.
Age recommendation:
Best for age 14+
Audience Notes:
The appearance of any performer cannot be guaranteed and is always subject to illness, injury and statutory holiday entitlement.

2:22 A Ghost Story Reviews

197 Reviews
  • 5 Stars51%
  • 4 Stars31%
  • 3 Stars13%
  • 2 Stars4%
  • 1 Stars1%

User Reviews


Show is superb! Fantastic cast, and the set was impressive. Sound and lighting was excellent. Special effects wonderful. Thank you to all involved in 2:22 A Ghost Story and the Gielgud Theatre. The staff were welcoming and friendly.

Performance date: 03 July 2024

I had seen this already and brought my grandson of 15 and my husband to see it. There were several jump moments. I recommend

Performance date: 02 July 2024
Performance date: 19 June 2024

Show Times

How Long is 2:22 A Ghost Story?
2:22 A Ghost Story running time is 2 hours including an interval.
Matinee Shows
Performances start at 2.00pm and finish at 4.00pm.
Evening Shows
Performances start at 7.30pm and finish at 9.30pm.
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