First Glimpse at… The Woman in White, Charing Cross Theatre

Production images for Thom Southerland’s production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Woman in White have been released ahead of the show’s opening night at the Charing Cross Theatre. 

The Woman in White Chris Peluso (Sir Percival Glyde) encounters The Woman in White Photo Darren Bell.jpg
(c) Darren Bell. 

Walter Hartright’s life is changed forever after a chance encounter with a mysterious woman, dressed in white, desperate to reveal her chilling secret. When he takes up his position as drawing master to the beautiful Laura Fairlie and her half sister, Marian, he sees in Laura’s face an eerie reflection of the forlorn creature he met previously. Walter and Laura’s feelings for each other are thwarted by her engagement to the sinister Sir Percival Glyde. What is the connection between, Laura, Sir Percival, and the woman in white? Can true love prevail?

The Woman in White 3 Carolyn Maitland (Marian Halcombe) Ashley Stillburn (Walter Hartright)  Anna O’Byrne (Laura Fairlie) Photo Darren Bell.jpg
(c)Darren Bell. 

This tale of love, greed and betrayal is brought to life for the first time since it originally premiered at the Palace Theatre in 2004.

With a newly revised score by Andrew Lloyd Webber and David Zippel, The Woman in White is adapted from Wilkie Collins’ haunting Victorian thriller and features a book by Charlotte Jones.

The Woman in White 5 Anna O’Byrne (Laura Fairlie) Photo Darren Bell.jpg
(c) Darren Bell. 

Thom Southerland’s revival stars Anna O’Byrne (The Phantom of the Opera) as Laura Fairlie alongside Chris Peluso (Miss Saigon) as Sir Percival Glyde, Carolyn Maitland (Ghost) as Marian, Ashley Stillburn (The Phantom of the Opera) as Walter Hartright, Greg Castiglioni (Titanic) as Count Fosco, and Sophie Reeves (Les Miserables) as Anne.

Meanwhile, the creative team is set to include choreography by Cressida Carré, scenic design by Morgan Large, costume design by Jonathan Lipman, lighting design by Rick Fisher, and sound design by Andy Johnson.

The Woman in White 6 Greg Castiglioni (Count Fosco) Photo Darren Bell
(c)Darren Bell. 

The Woman in White will play at the Charing Cross Theatre f until the 10th February 2018. To book tickets click here or visit:, Discount, Theatre Tickets, See, Love and Theatre


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