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Be Terrified As The Supernatural Tale Takes To The Road
The stage production of supernatural thriller, The Woman In Black, is embarking on a UK tour commencing at the Lichfield Garrick theatre in September.

Susan Hill's acclaimed ghost story, which recently starred former Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe in the lead role of lawyer Arthur Kipps, is taking to the road following its ongoing record breaking run at the Fortune Theatre in London's West End.

The Woman In Black
The Woman In Black is embarking on a UK stage tour

The stage production of The Woman in Black is to go out on a major UK Tour, which is starting off at the Lichfield Garrick from Tuesday 13 to Saturday 17 September. The terrifying thriller will come dramatically alive in Stephen Mallatratt's ingenious stage adaptation.

The gripping production, directed by Robin Herford, tells the story of 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. He engages a sceptical young actor to help him tell his terrifying story and exorcise the fear that grips his soul.

Lichfield Garrick
Lichfield Garrick is the first stop for the supernatural thriller

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.

The stage production of The Woman In Black has already attracted seven million theatregoers worldwide over the years. But it was also made into a successful film in 2012 starring Daniel Radcliffe alongside the likes of Ciaran Hinds, Janet McTeer and Sophie Stuckey.

The Woman In Black
The 2012 film version of The Woman In Black (courtesy of Wikipedia)

The horror film adaptation, produced by Hammer Film Productions, was written by Jane Goldman and directed by James Watkins, and was the second movie version of Susan Hill's 1983 novel.

Tickets for the stage production of The Woman In Black can be booked online or by calling the Box Office on 01543 412121.

2016-17 TOUR DATES
13-17 September 2016 Lichfield Garrick 01543 412121
20-24 September 2016 Richmond Theatre 0844 871 7651
18-22 October 2016 Stoke Regent Theatre 0844 871 7649
1-5 November 2016 Canterbury Marlowe Theatre 01227 787787
29 November to 3 December 2016 Aylesbury Waterside 0844 871 7607
17-21 January 2017 Glasgow King's Theatre 0844 871 7648
28 February to 4 March 2017 Torquay Princess Theatre 0844 871 3023
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Why? Be Thrilled And Scared As Supernatural Thriller Goes On Tour
When: 13 September 2016 to 4 March 2017
Phone: 01543 412121
Where: Lichfield Garrick, Castle Dyke, Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 6HR
Cost: £20-£27.50 adults, £15 students
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