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The Woman In Black
Susan Hill’s acclaimed ghost story comes dramatically alive in Stephen Mallatratt’s ingenious stage adaptation.
Starring Richard Hope as ‘Arthur Kipps’ and Mark Hawkins as ‘The Actor’
The Woman In Black is a gripping theatrical exploration of terror, 'a masterpiece' (The Guardian) that's been thrilling audiences of all ages with its unique blend of suspense, drama and bold stagecraft. Now celebrating 27 terrifying years in the West End, Robin Herford’s gripping production is a brilliantly successful study in atmosphere, illusion and controlled horror.
A lawyer obsessed with a curse that he believes has been cast over him and his family by the spectre of a Woman in Black, engages a sceptical young actor to help him tell his terrifying story and exorcise the fear that grips his soul. It all begins innocently enough, but then, as they reach further into his darkest memories, they find themselves caught up in a world of eerie marshes and moaning winds.
Feel the power of the Woman In Black for yourself and experience the 'most brilliantly effective spine-chiller you will ever encounter' (The Daily Telegraph).
- Cancellation Policy
No refunds or exchanges available after purchase.
2 hours (including a 15 minute interval)
- Good To Know
There may be school groups attending this performance. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.
- How Does It Work
You will receive a confirmation email.
If you have chosen collect at box office please print the confirmation and bring on the day, a minimum of 30 minutes before the performance start time.
If you have chosen to receive tickets by post, tickets are send closer to the performance time and can arrive up to 72 hours before the performance date.
- Suitable For Children
The Woman in Black is suitable for children aged 8 and over, under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. Children aged under 5 will not be admitted to the Fortune Theatre.
Tuesday and Thursday: 3pm
- Where Do I Go
Fortune Theatre, Russell Street, Covent Garden,London, WC2B 5HH
By Tube: Covent Garden, Leicester Square, Holborn, Charing Cross
By Bus: 24, 29 or 17
Latest customer reviews
The Woman in Black
17 November 2017
Performance of the actors was awesome, charismatic, lovely set. surprising and very thrilling play! I recommend maybe to see the film first and then see ths stage version.
Mima Confirmed ticket purchaser
12 March 2017
The play opens with some unexpected humour but the very lengthy conversations and lack of action during the first half didn't sustain my intesret, despite the dexterity of the two actors in handling the frequent character and costume changes. The second half fared better pace-wise, with some lively moment and atmospheric tension, causing the audience to scream delightedly. Most of the chills were of the silence, silence, bang variety, much aided by clever lighting and well-placed gauze curtains but these were enjoyed hugely and the cliffhanger ending, although predictable, worked well with the matinée crowd. Overall, fairly entertaining and certainly enjoyed much more by the youngish spectators than by this reviewer.
Jan Confirmed ticket purchaser