The Twilight Zone

Ambassadors Theatre, London
Booking to 1 June 2019
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Adapted by Anne Washburn (Mr Burns) and directed by Olivier Award-winner Richard Jones, this “piercingly smart” (Time Out) production of the acclaimed CBS Television series lands at the Ambassador’s Theatre, fresh from a rapturously received, sell-out run at the Almeida Theatre.

Hailed as “a treat from far beyond” (Evening Standard), this “whirling paranormal kaleidoscope” (The Guardian) leads you on a chilling journey into the unknown, through eight stories set where the extraordinary is ordinary, the impossible probable, and where you’re never entirely sure what’s real and what’s your imagination.

But don’t worry. Your imagination can’t hurt you…can it?

Unlock the door to “unsettling, dazzling and sophisticated entertainment” (WhatsOnStage) with this electrifying, unpredictable evening of mystery, fantasy and the wonderfully weird.

The Twilight Zone is booking from 4 March 2019 until 1 June 2019 at The Ambassadors Theatre, London.


You are about to enter another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land of imagination. Next stop, the Twilight Zone…


The Twilight Zone is based on stories by Rod Serling, Charles Beaumont and Richard Matheson, and is adapted for the stage by Anne Washburn.

Directed by Richard Jones with set design by Paul Steinberg, costume design by Nicky Gillibrand, lighting design by Mimi Jordan Sherin, and D.M Wood, composition and sound by Sarah Angliss, sound by Christopher Shutt, movement direction by Aletta Collins and illusions by Richard Wiseman and Will Houstoun.

Show Information

Performance dates
Booking to 1 June 2019

Venue Information

Ambassadors Theatre, West Street, London, WC2H 9ND
Nearest Tube or Train: Leicester Square (Northern line, Piccadilly line)
Nearest Buses: 14, 19, 22, 24, 29, 38, 40, 176

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West End transfer for Almeida’s The Twilight Zone
Almeida Theatre's acclaimed production of The Twilight Zone will open at The Ambassadors Theatre in March next year. Anne Washburn's adaptation of the classic 1960s CBS series weaves several episodes from Rod Serling’s wildly popular science-fiction anthology series into one creepy, sweeping narrative. The Twilight Zone is fondly remembered for introducing many Americans to the sci-fi genre with a number of episodes making their mark in television history as pop culture icons. The series draws comparisons to the modern Channel 4/Netflix series Black Mirror: each episode posed moral questions through a series of eerie, often shocking narratives which almost always contained a stunning twist. Veronica Hart, Executive Vice President, CBS Consumer Products said “The play captures the thought-provoking, comedic and unnerving essence of the original Twilight Zone, allowing these powerful stories to be enjoyed in an entirely new way by a whole new audience.” Directed by Richard Jones, The Twilight Zone has design by Paul Steinberg, with costume design by Nicky Gillibrand, lighting design by Mimi Jordan Sherin, and D.M Wood, composition and sound by Sarah Angliss, sound by Christopher Shutt, movement direction by Aletta Collins, casting by Julia Horan, and illusions by Richard Wiseman and Will Houstoun. Casting to be announced. Find tickets to The Twilight Zone The Twilight Zone is booking from 4 Mary 2019 until 1 June 2019 at The Ambassadors Theatre, London.
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