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Standing at the Sky’s Edge

Tickets for Standing at the Sky’s Edge


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What's Standing at the Sky’s Edge about?

Standing at the Sky’s Edge is a contemporary story about a family in Sheffield, spanning three generations. The story unfolds at Park Hill Flats, a typical 60s urban setting.

While Poppy runs away from London life, Joy and Jimmy want to spend the rest of their days together. At the same time, Rose and Harry dream of a fresh start.

Standing at the Sky’s Edge is a love letter to England's middle-sized towns.

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Why should you see Standing at the Sky’s Edge?

Winner of the Olivier Award for the best musical in 2023, Standing at the Sky’s Edge has arrived in London's West End.

The show was created at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, in 2019. It had a revival at the same theatre in 2022 before moving to the National Theatre, London, where it received two Olivier Awards.

Standing at the Sky’s Edge music was composed by the singer Richar Hawley. Some songs came from his eponymous album while others were written specially for the show. The book is by Chris Bush.

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Frequently asked questions

Tickets for Standing at the Sky’s Edge start at £25 per seat, depending on the performance date and seats chosen.

Standing at the Sky’s Edge is playing at Gillian Lynne Theatre. The address is: 166 Drury Lane, WC2B 5PW London.

Standing at the Sky’s Edge is around 2:50 long, including the intermission.

Based on the information we have at the moment, Standing at the Sky’s Edge will run until 03/08/2024. There's always a possibility that the production will extend their run.

Lots of musicals are family shows designed to appeal to children! However, please be aware that the venue have set a minimum age of 7 to see Standing at the Sky’s Edge.

To get cheap tickets for Standing at the Sky’s Edge in London, you can visit the TKTS London last-minute box office for on the day tickets. However, as Standing at the Sky’s Edge is one of the most popular shows, it's very likely that TKTS may not have any seats available for this show.

If you want to see a specific show or if you have limited flexiblity in terms of dates, or want to secure a good seat, we recommend booking your tickets online ahead of time. By booking in advance, you'll end up with much better seats and see your favourite shows on a date that suits you.

Depending on the venue, you'll be offered several ways to get your tickets during payment:

  • Collect my tickets at the venue. Please come to the box office counters at the venue 30 minutes before the performance begins with the booking confirmation email. You'll be asked to show ID or the bank card of the person who booked the tickets.
  • Send me my tickets by email. Go directly to the entrance 20 minutes before the start of the performance with your PDF tickets (printed or displayed on mobile).

Every venue has been renovated recently with evey seat giving you a good view of the stage. However, the further you are from the stage, the further you are from the magic. The seats marked by a half-coloured circle indicate less good visibility (these seats are often at the back and so you can't see the whole set). We recommend avoiding them when selecting your seats.

We accept most bank cards via our secure payment system (Visa, Mastercard, American Express).

Ticket prices are set by venues and productions. Even though the majority of musicals are suitable for children, there is no preferential child ticket.

Tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded unless in the event of force majeure (the performance is cancelled or interrupted). If this is the case, the venue or event organiser will contact you to begin the refund process.

An advertised actor can be replaced by another actor without any prior warning. Unfortunately, this is not a valid reason for requesting a refund.

Taking photos and videos is generally prohibited in venues.

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