An Act of God

The Vaults London, London
Booking to 12 January 2020
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Hailed by the New York Times as ‘divinely funny’, join award-winning comedian Zoe Lyons in the European premiere of An Act of God – a new play inspired by a Twitter account.

Written by David Javerbaum, winner of 11 Emmy Awards for his work on TV’s ‘The Daily Show with Jon Stewart’ and directed by Benji Sperring (‘Toxic Avenger the Musical’, ‘Night of the Living Dead’), don’t miss this Broadway smash-hit as it comes to London, with tailor made material for a British audience.

An Act of God will run from 27 November 2019 until 12 January 2020 at The Vaults Theatre, London.


In this very alternative Christmas message, An Act of God sees a dissatisfied deity, weary of the original Ten Commandments, delivering a new version: a fresh set of rules for the modern world.

This sinfully funny comedy delivers a new meaning to divine intervention as The “One” aptly supported by the Angels Gabriel and Michael, gives the first and last word on everything mankind has wrought on the planet.


The role of God will be played by Zoe Lyons, an award-winning British comedian and actor known for ‘Mock the Week’ and radio shows ‘Just A Minute’, ‘The Now Show’ and ‘The News Quiz’ .

The Angel Gabriel will be played by Matt Tedford, best known as the character ‘Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho’. Michael will be played by Tom Bowen, previously starring in Dirty Dancing The Musical.


Written by David Javerbaum with direction by Benji Sperring.


“Divinely funny” The New York Times

“Wickedly irreverent… anarchic fun” The Hollywood Reporter

“The jokes keep landing – and they are always smart” New York Magazine

Show Information

Performance dates
Booking to 12 January 2020

Venue Information

The Vaults London, Launcelot Street , Lambeth, SE1 7AD
Nearest Tube or Train: Waterloo Station (Northern Live, Jubilee Line) - Leave Waterloo via Exit 2 onto Waterloo Road (there should be a Sainsbury's opposite). Turn right and walk towards the Old Vic. Turn right onto Bayliss Road. Take the second right on to Lower Marsh.
Nearest Buses: 12, 53, 76, 148, 159, 453, C10, N53, N109, N155

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