AgainstDuration 2h50

Almeida Theatre, Almeida Street, London, United Kingdom, N1 1TA

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.

Cast & Creatives

Fehinti Balogun, Elliot Barnes-Worrell, Nancy Crane, Emma D'Arcy, Amanda Hale, Kevin Harvey, Adelle Leonce, Martin McDougall, Philippe Spall, Gavin Spokes, Ben Whishaw, Naomi Wirthner
Christopher Shinn
Ian Rickson
Music by
Mark Bradshaw
Lighting Designer
Charles Balfour
Movement Director
Imogen Knight
Gregory Clarke

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Almeida Theatre

Almeida Street, London, United Kingdom, N1 1TA
020 7359 4404
Official site
Nearest tube
Angel/Highbury & Islington (800m)
Nearest bus
4, 19, 30, 43 (Route 43 is accessible)
Nearest train
Highbury & Islington

NCP at the Business Design Centre off Upper Street. Some parking available in streets adjoining Almeida Street. Drop off and pick up right outside main entrance. Patrons welcome to use a private phone to arrange pick up.

This venue accepts Theatre Tokens

Access information

How to book
Tel: 020 7288 4999
available for all disabled people and their companions.
Limited mobility
23 seats in the front row offer the best leg room.
Access description
Level access to foyer through automatic sliding doors or through double glass doors opening both ways. Wheelchair users can push a button to open the sliding doors. Box Office with lowered counter in the foyer. Stalls down 6 steps or a sloped walkway. Access to circle via 2 staircases of 27 steps each with handrails on each side. Good signage throughout. The floors in the foyer are concrete.
Hearing impaired
Sennheiser Infra-red assisted hearing system in the auditorium.
Guide dogs policy
Allowed into auditorium - please book an aisle seat. Staff are also happy to dog sit.
2 spaces for wheelchair or scooter users in the stalls. 8 wheelchair and scooter transfer spaces are available to aisle seats in rows A and B - escorts not required. Theatre also provides 1 wheelchair for loan. Auditorium is carpeted.
Accessible men's and women's in the foyer, each with 1 cubicle that is wider and has handrails for people with mobility difficulties.
Disabled toilets
Adapted toilets inside the foyer by the lift.
Level access to Café Bar located just off the foyer area. The Café Bar has wooden floors, moveable seating and offers table service. Section of bar counter is wheelchair accessible (80cm high). Menu available on blackboard written in white chalk and in large print. Drinks may be brought to disabled customers in the auditorium.
This venue accepts Theatre Tokens