The Woman in BlackWednesday 29 November–Saturday 2 December Drama Schools
Venue: Theatre Royal
Running time: Doors open 1 hour before each performance. Show times: Act 1: 1hr, 20 minute interval, Act 2: 45mins
Age Guidance 12+
Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult aged 18+
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The legendary production of Susan Hill’s chilling ghost story THE WOMAN IN BLACK returns to the Theatre Royal DIRECT FROM LONDON’S WEST END, after an incredible 33 year run at the Fortune Theatre.
The Woman in Black brilliantly delivers atmosphere, illusion and horror! Experience the thrill and excitement of this critically-acclaimed international theatre event that has been seen by over 7 million people worldwide, and continues to delight and terrify audiences of all generations.
Obsessed with a curse that he believes has been cast over him and his family by the spectre of a Woman in Black, Arthur Kipps engages a sceptical young actor to help him tell his terrifying story and exorcise the fear that grips his soul.
The production will star Malcolm James as Arthur Kipps and Mark Hawkins as The Actor.
Malcolm James returns to The Woman in Black having first played Arthur Kipps on a UK Tour and then at the Fortune Theatre. His other West End credits include The Mousetrap at St. Martin’s Theatre and Volpone at the National Theatre. His on-screen credits include HBO’s My Dinner with Herve, Secret Invasion on Disney+, the BBC’s Doctors and EastEnders, ITV’s Coronation Street and The Bill. On radio he has been heard on Letters to an Icon, The History Man and several afternoon dramas all on BBC Radio 4.
Mark Hawkins first played The Actor in The Woman in Black at the Fortune Theatre and The Madinat Theatre. His other theatrical credits include The Railway Children at Kings Cross Theatre, Julius Caesar at The Globe, the uk tour of Lady Chatterley’s Lover and the international tour of The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. His television credits include HBO’s The Nevers and ITV’s Vera.
The tour cast is completed by Jon de Ville (The Sound of Music UK Tour, Netflix’s Scoop, BBC’s Strike) as understudy Arthur Kipps and Dominic Price (The Woman in Black) as understudy The Actor.
Save £7.50 on Monday 7.30pm performance (excluding Balcony) and all tickets £29.50 in the Stalls and Upper Circle for Tuesday to Thursday 7.30pm and Wednesday 2pm performances only.
All tickets £29.50 in the Stalls and Upper Circle for Monday to Thursday 7.30pm and Wednesday 2pm performances only. To purchase these tickets you must be under 26 at the time of purchase. You may be asked to show your ID on doors to confirm your age.
All tickets £17.50 in the Stalls and Upper Circle for Tuesday 7.30pm and Wednesday 2pm performances only. Available on bookings of 20 or more tickets with 1 free ticket per 20 seats booked. Please email our Group Sales team or call 0115 989 5555 to book.
All tickets £29.50 in the Stalls and Upper Circle for Monday to Thursday 7.30pm and Wednesday 2pm performances only. Available on bookings of ten or more tickets with 1 free ticket per 20 seats booked. Please email our Group Sales team or call 0115 989 5555 to book.
No concessions in the Balcony or on Friday 7.30pm & Saturday 2.30pm & 7.30pm performances.
‘The most brilliantly effective spine-chiller you will ever encounter’Daily Telegraph
‘Guaranteed to chill the blood’Evening Standard
‘A REAL THRILL OF HORROR’Sunday Times
‘IMAGINATIVE AND HIDEOUSLY REALThe Times
‘A MASTERPIECE’The Guardian
‘A TRULY NERVE-SHREDDING EXPERIENCE’Daily Mail
‘THE AUDIENCE WERE JUMPING OUT OF
"INGENIOUS - A JOURNEY INTO FEAR"Ben Brantley, New York Times
“IT TIGHTENS ITS GRIP ON THE SPECTATOR
LIKE A MEDIEVAL INSTRUMENT OF
“IT IS PROFOUNDLY EFFECTIVE AND WILL
SCARE THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS OUT OF YOU”
“A GHOST PLAY GUARANTEED TO SEND
SHIVERS DOWN THE SPINE”
'A MARVELLOUS EXERCISE IN TENSION, SPUN
FROM PERFECTLY PACED STORYTELLING'
‘DON’T GO UNLESS YOU LIKE BEING SCARED
OUT OF YOUR WITS’
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