The Woman in Black Tickets London Theatre

The Woman in Black Tickets

4.2 (117) · Classic Drama

One of the most successful West End plays of all time has returned once again to haunt the Fortune Theatre

Tickets from £27


Robin Herford’s gripping production is a brilliantly successful study in atmosphere, illusion and controlled horror.

Celebrating over three decades in the West End, Stephen Mallatratt’s adaptation of Dame Susan Hill’s best-selling novel tells the story of a lawyer obsessed with a curse that he believes has been cast over his family by the spectre of a ‘Woman in Black’. He engages a young actor to help him tell his story and exorcise the fear that grips his soul. It begins innocently enough, but as they delve further into his darkest memories, they find themselves caught up in a world of eerie marshes and moaning winds.

Age Recommendation: 12+

The Woman in Black tickets 

Get your fill of chills with the haunting London theatre production of Dame Susan Hill’s novel The Woman in Black. Tickets are available now for a gripping ghost story full of atmosphere and drama that will have you peeking from behind your hands. Little wonder it’s been a fixture in the West End for more than three decades. If you are easily scared it’s probably best not to go alone or the spectral figure of The Woman in Black might stalk your dreams as well as those of lawyer Arthur Kipps.

"The most brilliantly effective spine-chiller you will ever encounter" says The Telegraph, “One of British theatre's biggest – and scariest – hits” The Guardian. “It tightens its grip on the spectator like a medieval instrument of torture” says the Daily Express.

The Woman in Black, London

The Woman in Black is at London’s Fortune Theatre. Adapted for the stage by Stephen Mallatratt, the plot has lawyer Arthur Kipps believing that he and his family are under a mysterious curse, as he is haunted by visions of a malevolent woman in black. Trying to escape her evil spell, Kipps hires an actor to enact his experiences and eject all thoughts of The Woman in Black once and for all. At first it appears his plan has worked and that he has cured his obsession, but soon Arthur and The Actor find themselves in a very strange place indeed. The horror builds towards a spine-chilling conclusion in this skillful theatre production.

The Woman in Black, London Cast & Creatives

Leading The Woman in Black London cast is West End veteran (An American in Paris, The Go Between, Wicked, Gone With The Wind, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Les Miserables) Julian Forsyth as Arthur Kipps and Matthew Spencer as The Actor, Chris Gilling is understudy for Arthur Kipps, Raymond Rose is understudy for The Actor

The creative team has director Robin Herford, and designer Michael Holt. Lighting Designer: is Kevin Sleep, and Sound design is Rod Mead. Producers are PW Productions

The Woman in Black tickets are Up for Grabs Now!

The question is, can you handle the tension? The Woman in Black draws on atmosphere and illusion to create a memorable spooky play that will keep you up at night. Grab your Fortune Theatre tickets if you dare!

Critic reviews

A classy and timeless stage adaptation

· West End Wilma

A masterclass in theatricality

· The Upcoming

A hauntingly good production that will have audiences on the edge of their seats

· Everything Theatre

I am torn between feeling glad it exists and wanting it to die its inevitable death

· London Box Office

Tickets from £27


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Date & time

Until 04 Mar
Tue 7 Sep 2021 - Sat 4 Mar 2023

Tue - Sat 8pm
Tue & Thu mats 3pm
Sat mats 4pm
Runtime: 2 hrs


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