2:22: A Ghost Story

£18.00 - 44.00

Evenings 7.30pm | Matinees 2.30pm
Age: 12+ Strong language
Running time: 2 hours, including one interval
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2:22 - A Ghost Story

The new stage phenomenon that has taken the West End by storm now comes to Edinburgh.

Winner of BEST NEW PLAY at the Whatsonstage Awards, this edge-of-your-seat, supernatural thriller stars Joe Absolom (A Confession, Doc Martin), Charlene Boyd (Mayflies, River City), Nathaniel Curtis (It’s A Sin, The Witcher) and Louisa Lytton (Eastenders, The Bill).

Written by Danny Robins, creator of the hit BBC podcasts Uncanny and The Battersea Poltergeist, 2:22 A Ghost Story comes fresh from record-breaking seasons at five West End theatres with a host of acclaimed star performances. It’s a brilliantly funny and adrenaline-filled night where secrets emerge and ghosts may or may not appear… What do you believe? And do you dare discover the truth?


Jenny believes her new home is haunted, but her husband Sam isn’t having any of it. They argue with their first dinner guests, old friend Lauren and new partner Ben. Can the dead really walk again? Belief and scepticism clash, but something feels strange and frightening, and that something is getting closer, so they’re going to stay up… until 2:22… and then they’ll know.

★ ★ ★ ★

A modern classic

Sunday Times

★ ★ ★ ★

A slick, chilling romp of a play

The Guardian

★ ★ ★ ★

A sensational event

Evening Standard

★ ★ ★ ★

A cracking supernatural thriller

Time Out

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Friends 20% off (excl Fri & Sat)
Terms and conditions apply

Student/Under 26 £10
Standby tickets available on the day*

Groups (8+) £4 off Stalls & Dress (evenings only)
Please note groups cannot be booked online. If you wish to book a Group, please contact our dedicated Groups email, groups@capitaltheatres.com or Groups phone number, 0131 529 6005.

Concessions £3 off (excl. Fri & Sat)
Concessions are limited and may be withdrawn at any time.

Schools Groups (10+) £8.50, 1 teacher free with every 10 students. (excl. Fri & Sat) Please note groups cannot be booked online. If you wish to book a Group, please contact our dedicated Groups email, groups@capitaltheatres.com, or phone on 0131 529 6005.

Discounts are available to people with disabilities, please call box office to buy your tickets. If you would like to book a wheelchair space or if you have any special requirements, please phone the box office who can advise. 

* Subject to availability. A valid Student ID or proof of age is required. Only one ticket per card.

All discounts may be withdrawn at any time. 


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Access Performances


  • Thu 28 Sep, 7.30pm
  • Captioner: Christabel Anderson

Audio Description

  • Sat 30 Sep, 2.30pm
  • Touch Tour: 1.30pm
  • Audio describers: Christopher McKidde & Caroline Jaquet

BSL Sign Language Interpreted

  • Sat 30 Sep, 2.30pm
  • Interpreter: Nicolle Murdoch

Show Related Events

Post show talk

Tue 26 Sep
What does it take to collaboratively create an award-winning supernatural thriller? What are some of the tricks to keep an audience on the edge of their seats?  Do you dare discover the truth? Join Associate Director Robyn and members of the cast/creative team for this informative post show discussion and learn more about the making and touring of West End hit 2:22.
Included in the cost of ticket.
Please take a seat at the front of the stalls following the performance.

Schools Q&A

Thu 28 Sep, 4.45pm (approx.)
Secondary schools are invited to stay behind after the matinee performance to join Associate Director Robyn and members of the cast and creative team for an informative Q&A on the making of this award-winning supernatural thriller. Included in the cost of ticket. How to book: email engage@capitaltheatres.com to secure your place.
Download the official 2:22 Learning Resource Pack to learn more about this show.

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