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The Woman in Black – Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton

A scene from The Woman In Black by Susan Hill @ Fortune Theatre.

Writer: Stephen Mallatratt, from the novel by Susan Hill Director: Robin Herford Reviewer: Selwyn Knight As a young solicitor, Arthur Kipps had an unsettling experience that has had a profound effect on his entire life. Now, as an older man, he hopes to exorcise the ghost by writing an account of what happened and then sharing it with family and friends. ...

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The Woman In Black – Theatre Royal, Norwich

A scene from The Woman In Black by Susan Hill @ Fortune Theatre.

Writer: Susan Hill Adaptation: Stephen Mallatratt Director: Robin Hereford Reviewer: Lu Greer The Woman in Black has, at this point, become a household name thanks to the original story, the blockbuster movie and of course the play. The stage version sets itself apart somewhat from the others, in that in forgoes the dozen or so characters in preference of a ...

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The Woman in Black – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Susan Hill Adaptor: Stephen Mallatratt Director: Robin Hereford Reviewer: John Roberts The Woman in Black has been scaring audiences in the West End and across the country for close to three decades thanks to Robin Hereford’s spine-chilling production of Susan Hill’s short novella. Adapted for the stage by Stephen Mallatratt, we are gently led into the dark past of ...

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The Woman in Black  – Theatre Royal, Bath

Writer: Stephen Mallatratt, from the novel by Susan Hill Director: Robin Herford Reviewer: Ben Miller-Jarvest A black stage. A single candle, trembling in an actor's hand. Screams echoed through the theatre and not all of them came from the stage. If the cold shiver down the spine isn't a tip-off, The Woman In Black has arrived in town. Our setting ...

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The Woman in Black – Exeter Northcott

Writer: Stephen Mallatratt, from the novel by Susan Hill Director: Robin Herford Assistant Director: Antony Eden Reviewer: Joan Phillips Stephen Mallatratt’s stage adaptation of Susan Hill’s short story, The Woman in Black, has now been running in theatres for 27 years. With such a long run it would be no surprise if audiences already knew the plot and its revelations. ...

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NEWS: UK set for chilling summer as The Woman in Black tours

By PAUL COUCH One of the West End’s most successful stage shows, The Woman In Black, celebrated its 27th anniversary this week. Stephen Mallatratt’s creepy adaptation of Susan Hill’s best-selling novel has terrified over 7 million theatregoers since it first opened. Now producer P W Productions has announced that The Woman in Black is to embark on a major tour ...

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The Woman in Black – Theatre Royal Plymouth

Writer: Susan Hill Adaptor: Stephen Mallatratt Director: Robin Herford Reviewer: Marina Spark The spooky, spine-tingling spectacular The Woman In Black is currently wowing audiences at the Theatre Royal Plymouth. The stage adaptation of the novel by Susan Hill has been in the West End for 25 years and is now proudly doing a national tour. The audience sits in anticipation, ...

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The Woman in Black – Civic Theatre, Darlington

Writer: Susan Hill, adapted by Stephen Mallatrat Director: Robin Herford Designer: Michael Holt Reviewer: Charlotte Broadbent The Woman in Black has been thrilling audiences since the late eighties and still delights and terrifies. The recent film adaptation may have enticed a new influx of theatre goers in to see how the theatrical experience compares, and it is fair to assume ...

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