Now in its 29th year, new casting has been announced for Robin Herford’s production of Susan Hill’s supernatural thriller.
From the 29th August, Terence Wilton will star as Arthur Kipps and James Byng as The Actor in Stephen Mallatratt’s adaptation of Susan Hill’s classic novel.
Terence Wilton’s stage credits include William Wordsworth(Theatre By The Lake); Cat On A Hot In Roof (Theatre Royal Northampton) and The Sound of Music (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre). For the RSC he recently played ‘Baptista Minola’ in “The Taming of the Shrew”.
Meanwhile, James Byng’s credits include Edgar Rychenkov’ in Noël (National Opera House, Ireland); Philip Pullman’s Grimm Tales (Bargehouse, South Bank); Group Captain Mandrake in Dr Strangelove (Secret Cinema); Nick Willow in Carries War (UK Tour); Posner in The History Boys (West Yorkshire Playhouse/Theatre Royal Bath UK Tour); Frodo in The Lord of the Rings (Theatre Royal Drury Lane); Les Misérables (Palace Theatre); Oliver! (London Palladium) and Hey! Mr Producer (Lyceum).
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.
As well as being directed by Robin Herford, the creative team for the production includes designs by Michael Holt, lighting by Kevin Sleep and sound by Gareth Owen.
The Woman in Black continues to play at the Fortune Theatre until the 3rd March 2018. To book tickets visit: Ticketmaster.co.uk, ATG Tickets, Discount Theatre.com, Last Minute.com, Theatre Tickets Direct.co.uk, Love Theatre.com, Theatre People.com, See Tickets.com and UK Tickets.co.uk.