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What to expect:Acting
Recommended for:Anyone (49%)
Perhaps less terrifying than it is very funny! Loved both the actors, they did so great. I love how much of the play was just pure imagination. The dog! The carriages! This was a fantastic experience. Loads of kids in the audience today, they got a lot of little thrills, sort of fun to hear their reactions.
Reviewed on 12 November 2019 by Saba, Woodland, United States Of America
Reviewed on 03 November 2019 by Catherine, London, United Kingdom
Brilliant adaptation of the book , sound lighting and special effects were brilliant. My teenage kids loved the show especially as the scary bits caught them by surprise every time.
Reviewed on 31 October 2019 by Previna, New Malden, United Kingdom
Reviewed on 30 October 2019 by Adriana, London, United Kingdom
Reviewed on 30 October 2019 by Sian, Small Dole, United Kingdom
Even though we’d seen the play previously, we still got taken by surprise at “those” moments! Our guests loved it too
Reviewed on 27 October 2019 by Richard, Fleet, United Kingdom
Very enjoyable and entertaining play. Well acted and kept my attention throughout. Word of warning: the ladies’ toilets are few in number and absolutely tiny.
Reviewed on 25 October 2019 by David, Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed on 24 October 2019 by Karen, Hartfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed on 23 October 2019 by Sandra, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed on 23 October 2019 by Veronica, Mitcham, United Kingdom
Mesmerising performances 🎭 absolutely loved the show from start to finish. My heart is still racing 😱 great theatre and brilliant staff. Thank you 🙏
Reviewed on 22 October 2019 by Joanna, Preston, United Kingdom
Not for those of a nervous disposition! Starts quietly comic, but tension builds as the story unfolds to a dramatic end...
Reviewed on 22 October 2019 by Rosie, London, United Kingdom
Booked for our anniversary. Having never been to see a play other than Shakespeare when I was at school I wasn’t sure if I’d enjoy it, but it was great, the two actors did a superb job and even though it’s a small theatre with only two actors and a relatively minimal set, they really managed to create an atmosphere. Thoroughly enjoyed myself and it’s convinced me I should return to London to try other plays.
Reviewed on 20 October 2019 by Simon, Wellingborough, United Kingdom
Show was great. I phoned the London box office to upgrade our seats but was told they weren’t exchangeable which I found very frustrating and very unusual given we wanted to give more money
Reviewed on 19 October 2019 by Angela, Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed on 18 October 2019 by Paraskevi, London, United Kingdom
Reviewed on 16 October 2019 by Antoine, Luton, United Kingdom
I have seen the woman in black before with a different climax. That was scarier but this performance was great too. 30 years and counting. Best of luck!
Reviewed on 14 October 2019 by Rohini, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
A brilliant show. Well acted, superbly executed and an absolute must see for anyone that enjoys a great story!
Reviewed on 11 October 2019 by Alicia, Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed on 02 October 2019 by Charles, Sutton, United Kingdom
Much to the amusement of my daughter and mother, I found this experience to be genuinely unnerving. Wishing I had taken a comfort blanket with me!!!!
Reviewed on 01 October 2019 by Becky, Benfleet, United Kingdom
Having seen the film I booked this for my wife’s Birthday knowing she loved the film version. Absolutely brilliant, the acting was first class and the time flew past as we, like the rest of the audience were totally engaged with the performance. Brilliant acting, well delivered and we would definitely recommend this to anyone.
Reviewed on 29 September 2019 by Paul, Maidstone, United Kingdom
Great show, wonderful acting and definitely made e everyone turn their back regularly...only people that have seen it will know what this means. Highly recommended@
Reviewed on 29 September 2019 by Jake, London, United Kingdom
Reviewed on 28 September 2019 by Alexios, Drama, Greece
Absolute amazing performance by two brilliant actors
Reviewed on 28 September 2019 by Amanda, Tallaght, Ireland
Reviewed on 26 September 2019 by Susan, London, United Kingdom
Reviewed on 26 September 2019 by Tracy, London, United Kingdom
Reviewed on 25 September 2019 by Cristian, London, United Kingdom
Reviewed on 20 September 2019 by Michael, Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed on 18 September 2019 by Bhairavi, Harrow, United Kingdom
Great show and great acting. Disappointed with the audience - full classes of school children laughing throughout what should be a scary performance. Constructive feedback; too much time spent on the intro.
Reviewed on 17 September 2019 by Tye, Grays, United Kingdom
Reviewed on 17 September 2019 by Sara, Condover, United Kingdom
Really clever and well put together. Actors were great, really enjoyed it.
Reviewed on 15 September 2019 by Hannah, High Wycombe, United Kingdom
We really enjoyed “The Woman in Black”. The acting was top notch and the storyline really captivated us. The spooky moments added to the overall experience.
Reviewed on 15 September 2019 by Mark, Merseyside, United Kingdom
Reviewed on 14 September 2019 by Katie, Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed on 13 September 2019 by Alessandra, London, United Kingdom
The first act was boring, no microphone so you can't hear properly. Only to actors that change characters.. hard to follow especially if you are not an English native speaker. The only action in the play was the scary parts and even then I felt that all the screaming were exaggerated! All my family fell asleep.. Waste of time and money as a tourist
Reviewed on 11 September 2019 by Orna, Beer Yaacov, Israel
Reviewed on 08 September 2019 by Ross, Buntingford, United Kingdom
Reviewed on 07 September 2019 by Evelyn, Kobble Creek, Australia
Reviewed on 05 September 2019 by Kuljit, London, United Kingdom
Wonderful play and story for any and all, especially those who like the occasional scare, hairs on your arm standing and chilling sensation down your spine.
Reviewed on 04 September 2019 by Nicholas, Enfield, United Kingdom
In the true style if a thriller, this clever production manages to capture your imagination with minimal cast, staging and effects. Slow to setup, the second act literally had audience gasping and shrieking. Enjoy!
Reviewed on 01 September 2019 by Rachelle, Hunters Hill, Australia
Reviewed on 31 August 2019 by Sandra, London, United Kingdom
Reviewed on 30 August 2019 by Steven, Gravesend, United Kingdom
We had seen the show on tour in our local theatre and thought it was brilliant. The acting was outstanding, allowing you to us your imagination. The actors brought the story to life, with humour and emotion. I cannot praise the actors enough they were brilliant. The staging was so atmospheric which added to the tension and suspense. The theatre is small and felt you had your own private showing. I recommend highly.
Reviewed on 28 August 2019 by Tina, Canterbury, United Kingdom
Thoroughly enjoyed the show. I had heard that this play was very scary, my daughter clung to my arm like a limpet throughout but I didn’t find it scary other than it made you jump a few times. Great acting and very clever in the way it was presented ie one actor playing several roles although I did get confused a couple of times as to whether we were in the past or the present day. Wouldn’t recommend for anybody under about 15.
Reviewed on 28 August 2019 by Mandy, Grimsby, United Kingdom
Although this is a spooky story, it has funny moments. The story is very well told and performed.
Reviewed on 24 August 2019 by Montserrat, Cheam, United Kingdom
Not sure what to expect at first, but was honestly one of the best shows we've been to. Credit to the two actors for showing what could be done with a few props and dramatic lighting. Really well told story. 10/10 well done. (Btw there was no music, hence the score)
Reviewed on 21 August 2019 by Miss, Bacup, United Kingdom
Reviewed on 18 August 2019 by Martin, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
The show was amazing very well acted and a great atmospheric show
Reviewed on 18 August 2019 by Simon, Croydon, United Kingdom
Reviewed on 17 August 2019 by Jean, Bexley, United Kingdom
Reviewed on 17 August 2019 by Govinder, High Wycombe, United Kingdom
It was excellent, gripping till the very end and simply amazing how the cast is only 2/3 people.
Reviewed on 14 August 2019 by Marco, Chorleywood, United Kingdom
This show had good acting. However I didn’t like the fact there were only 2 people showing lots of different characters. Confused me with what was going on.
Reviewed on 11 August 2019 by Ben, Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed on 10 August 2019 by Christopher, Erith, United Kingdom
A great story which has some great twists and turns
Reviewed on 10 August 2019 by Cedric, Gravesend, United Kingdom
This is a scary encounter. I wouldn’t take small children. They will have difficulty sleeping afterwards! This is a clever adaptation of a great yarn. It entertains, compels, and absorbs you. Thoroughly clever, and worthwhile. Don’t share the secrets of the show!
Reviewed on 09 August 2019 by Graham, Beaumaris, Australia
Suspense builds slowly but then hits you and before you know it you are caught up in the nightmare. Absolutely brilliant performances. My kids loved it.
Reviewed on 07 August 2019 by Sunil, Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom
Reviewed on 04 August 2019 by Steve, Worksop, United Kingdom
First half an hour dragged a bit, a lot of unnecessary backstory, I wish there was more actually on the scary story part of it as opposed to the two people telling the story.
Reviewed on 01 August 2019 by Maryam, Luton, United Kingdom
I liked the show because of the acting amazing performances a suspenseful atmosphere!
Reviewed on 31 July 2019 by Dawn, Westerham Hill, United Kingdom
Reviewed on 30 July 2019 by William, Asker, Norway
Reviewed on 29 July 2019 by Manvir, Essex, United Kingdom
Very good use of sound effects and lighting and of course the script to build suspense Enjoyable and not too long Theatre very small and could use some more ladies toilets but clean and friendly staff
Reviewed on 28 July 2019 by Amanda, Epsom, United Kingdom
The actors were fantastic, loved the entire performance
Reviewed on 28 July 2019 by Pauline, Enfield, United Kingdom
Great story & acting, suspense with a touch of humour
Reviewed on 24 July 2019 by Shirley, Kaiapoi, New Zealand
Very boring show, it got to the interval and still nothing had happened. Walked out shortly after this. Waste of money.
Reviewed on 20 July 2019 by Lyndsey, Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed on 19 July 2019 by Emily, Bridgwater, United Kingdom
Not the usual thing I’d go and see and definitely took me most of part 1 to get into it and part 2 was so well acted out lots of scares and dark bits of story coming together to make a very good performance. Not for the faint hearted as lots of shocks and I literally jumped onto my friend a few times!
Reviewed on 18 July 2019 by Lorraine, Potters Bar, United Kingdom
The show was amazing especially for such a small cast. We were u sure when we sat down but loved it and was scared/shocked quiet a few times. Highly recommend
Reviewed on 15 July 2019 by Harry, Canterbury, United Kingdom
Brilliantly staged. The actors are excellent and bring it to life.
Reviewed on 14 July 2019 by Claire, Harold Wood, United Kingdom
Reviewed on 08 July 2019 by James, Calne, United Kingdom
Reviewed on 08 July 2019 by Victoria, London, United Kingdom
I thoroughly enjoyed the performance- I was hooked from the beginning a brilliantly told ghost story! I could quite happily go and watch it again. I laughed and jumped at tense scenes- the acting was superb. Will go up there in my top 10.
Reviewed on 06 July 2019 by Lucy, Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed on 05 July 2019 by Linda, Asker, Norway
Reviewed on 03 July 2019 by Blessing, London, United Kingdom
A good performance initially I was unsure of how well it was going to work as deliberate production and constant references to the audience but the characters and cast were convincing despite the reliance on imagination. It was terrifying in places once you accepted the simple set.
Reviewed on 30 June 2019 by Katherine, Folkestone, United Kingdom
Reviewed on 29 June 2019 by Aroa, London, United Kingdom
Reviewed on 26 June 2019 by Annette, Darwin, Australia
Reviewed on 26 June 2019 by Heshawa, Watford, United Kingdom
Amazing how two actors can use a stage with the same props and you can follow it easierly
Reviewed on 23 June 2019 by Barbara, Bexley, United Kingdom
The acting is outstanding. The stage is slightly getting on abit but still has the desired effect. Smoke on the right side poured out straight into the audience.very jumpy and brilliant suspense. Other than that perfect.
Reviewed on 22 June 2019 by James, Warlingham, United Kingdom
I found the show kind of hard to get into...wasn’t like I expected. Was a few jumpy bits but to be honest myself and partner left half way through. I was willing to continue to watch the show and give it a chance but the seats were so uncomfortable. We’re a young couple and neither of us could stop fidgeting.
Reviewed on 22 June 2019 by Amber, Uxbridge, United Kingdom
A must see show. Better then the movie.
Reviewed on 22 June 2019 by Lena, Borkenes, Norway
Reviewed on 19 June 2019 by Erin, Kingwood, United States Of America
I saw this performance around about 10 years ago and went back yesterday for my boyfriends birthday! It was amazing and very visually stimulating whilst allowing you to use your imagination to fill the gaps! Scary, creepy and a very fun evening out, you won’t be disappointed!
Reviewed on 16 June 2019 by Rio, Ware, United Kingdom
Reviewed on 15 June 2019 by Paul, Kidderminster, United Kingdom
Excellent all round entertainment
Reviewed on 15 June 2019 by Andrew, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
An interesting take on Susan Hill's book. It took some time to adjust to the different tone and narrative device. The choices made sense, though, especially considering the small stage.
Reviewed on 14 June 2019 by Marlee, Brandon, Canada
Reviewed on 12 June 2019 by Iain, Hatfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed on 11 June 2019 by Peter, Feltham, United Kingdom
Reviewed on 09 June 2019 by Susan, Basildon, United Kingdom
Was incredibly awesome. The theatre of 2 actors … but… the lights, sound and imagination made their role. The best horror ever!
Reviewed on 06 June 2019 by Maria, London, United Kingdom
Good actors who made the story interesting. Never seen the film before so had no idea what it was about. It was tense with the story line building and it did make you jump in a few places!
Reviewed on 04 June 2019 by Kathryn, Atherstone, United Kingdom
Unfortunately was a bit disappointed took a long time to get started , & wasn’t as scary as I predicted it to be the theatre was really cramped and the seats were really uncomfortable, and during the first half of the production a woman had her bag stolen so word of warning don’t pit your bag on the floor
Reviewed on 02 June 2019 by Kylie, Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Truly compelling, with surprise and empathy.
Reviewed on 02 June 2019 by Simon, Woodmancote, United Kingdom
The show was very scary and made us jump .
Reviewed on 01 June 2019 by Eira, Royston, United Kingdom
Absolutely loved it, was like a real life talking book, left parts up to your own imagination, I really enjoyed it. Acting was superb!
Reviewed on 31 May 2019 by Melanie, Longfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed on 30 May 2019 by Anne-marie, Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed on 29 May 2019 by Vicki, Malden, United States Of America
Amazing story, great acting and lightning work was amazing
Reviewed on 28 May 2019 by Dmitri, London, United Kingdom
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