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The Woman in Black’s lasting impact is undeniable, alongside its ability to provoke unease and wonder in millions, it has undoubtedly instilled a lifelong love of theatre in generations of young people. The Woman in Black at the Fortune Theatre combines the power and intensity of live theatre with a cinematic quality inspired by the world of film noir. It gives audiences an evening of unremitting drama as they are transported into a terrifying and ghostly world.
Don’t miss the last chance to see The Woman in Black at the Fortune Theatre as it is one of the most exciting, gripping and successful theatre events ever staged and will be closing on Saturday 4 March 2023, book now whilst stocks last!
The legacy of The Woman in Black
The Woman in Black is the second longest-running play in West End History, it has played over 13,000 performances in the West End and has been seen by over 7 million people in the UK. In June 2019 the production celebrated its 30th Anniversary in London’s West End with a special gala performance.
The Woman in Black had its first performance in Scarborough after Director Robin Herford commissioned Stephen Mallatratt to write the stage adaptation of The Woman in Black, which opened at the Stephen Joseph theatre in 1987. Since its debut and arrival at the Fortune theatre in 1989, Hertford has directed all subsequent performances.
The chilling and suspenseful nature of the play is able to quickly seize the imagination of the audience, creating the ultimate model of horror which has been admired by millions.
The Woman in Black synopsis
Susan Hill’s critically acclaimed ghost story comes alive on stage in Stephen Mallatratt’s masterful adaptation.
The Woman in Black follows the harrowing tale of a lawyer who becomes infatuated with a curse that he believes the fatal Woman in Black has cast over his entire family. After enlisting a young actor to help him tell the haunting story and exorcise the fear that grips his soul, all begins well, however as they reach into the darkest depths of his memories, they find themselves caught within a world of creepy marshes and moaning winds.
The cast and creatives of The Woman in Black
The role of Arthur Kipps is played by stage and television actor Julian Forsyth (Guys and Dolls, An American in Paris, Wicked), who previously played the role in the 2010 London production of The Woman in Black and again in 2014.
Matthew Spencer (Nicholas Nickleby, Amadeus, The Iliad, War Horse) plays The Actor, having previously played the role in the West End and on tour.
The Woman in Black is written by Playwright Stephen Mallatratt and is based on the original text by Author Susan Hill, The Woman in Black is directed by Robin Herford and produced by PW Productions, with design by Michael Holt, lighting design by Kevin Sleep and original sound design by Rob Mead.
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Age restrictionRecommended for ages 12+. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
Running time2hr (inc. interval)
Performance dates7 September 2021 - 4 March 2023
ContentRecommended for ages 12 and above.
Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
There may be large school groups present at performances.