Based on Susan Hill’s well-known ghost story, which has also been adapted into a successful horror film, The Woman in Black theatre production has been terrorising audiences for decades at the West End. Creating a thrilling, edge-of-your seat theatrical experience, this citically acclaimed production will make you jump out of your skin!
A classic ghost story, The Woman in Black concerns Arthur Kipps and the horrific events which happened to him 30 years ago. Summoned to a small market town in the North of England by his boss, Mr Bentley, Kipps must sort out a dead woman’s affairs in her mysterious house in the marshes and discovers, much to his horror, the terrifying Woman In Black...
Sold-out the night it premiered in 1987, The Woman in Black has been running at the West End Fortune theatre since 1989. Adapted by Stephen Mallatratt, this spine-tingling theatrical performance is renowned for terrifying the life out of audiences for decades. Do you dare meet The Woman In Black?
Tickets from: £20
Running time: 2 hours (with a 15 minute interval)
Recommended age: 12+
Venue: The Fortune Theatre (London), The Alexandra Theatre (Birmingham)
Based on Susan Hill’s best selling novel, the Woman in Black is about a young solicitor, Arthur Kipps, who is sent to a small seaside town in North Yorkshire to attend a client’s funeral and sort her papers. While he spends time in her old manor house in the marshes, he soon discovers that he is not alone...
West End Cast is currently made up of Terence Wilton as Arthur Kipps and Max Hutchinson as the Actor. Chris Gilin is Arthur Kipps Understudy and Raymond Rose as The Actor Understudy
Yes, the Woman in Black is going on tour in 2020 and it is visiting the UK cities of Torquay (3rd- 7th March), Crewe Lyceum (9th March - 14th March), Oxford Playhouse (16th March- 21st March 2020), Forum Theatre Billingham (23rd-28th March), Birmingham (31st March- 4th April), Hull New Theatre (14th -18th April), Edinburgh King’s Theatre (21st -25th April), Churchill Theatre, Bromley (27th April - 2nd May), Nottingham Theatre Royal (5th -9th May), Malvern Theatre (11th -15th May), Bath Theatre Royal (18th May-23rd May).
The Woman in Black is playing at the Fortune Theatre in London.
The Woman in Black is 2 hours long (including 15 minute interval)
The Woman in Black is set in the Edwardian Era. However, Susan Hill wrote the play in 1983.
The Woman in Black the Play was written by Stephen Mallatratt. The original book was written by Susan Hill.
The Woman in Black the play first premiered in 1987 at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough.
The Woman in Black the play started running at the West End in 1989 where it has been ever since. It is the second longest-running non-musical play in West End history after the Mousetrap.
Robin Hereford directed the Woman in Black the play.
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