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A Christmas Carol – Alexandra Palace
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A Christmas Carol – Alexandra Palace

For many Christmas would not be Christmas without Dicken’s famous ghost tale which in many ways started and embodies the Victorian tradition of Christmas, which is still with us today. The Nottingham Playhouse production presently playing at Alexandra Palace is a new adaptation by Mark Gatiss, who also stars as Jacob Marley. The play script follows the traditional story closely with all the normal ingredients that one would expect, but Gatiss emphasises the spookiness of the original story which in the dilapidated auditorium of the old, but only recently re-opened Alexandra Palace Theatre, works well and is enhanced by numerous very effective supernatural effects created by the illusion designer John Bulleid. The traditional setting, however, is not maintained by the Paul Wills’ set...
New Ghost Thriller “When Darkness Falls” to open at Park Theatre 2021
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New Ghost Thriller “When Darkness Falls” to open at Park Theatre 2021

The producers of new spine-chilling ghost story, When Darkness Falls, are delighted to announce a new run at Park Theatre, London, from Wednesday 24th February until Saturday 13th March, with a national press night on Monday 1st March 2021. When Darkness Falls was due to play a limited season at The Union Theatre in London this November but was unable to open due to the Government’s decision to close theatres in lockdown 2.0.  Written by James Milton and Paul Morrissey and directed by Paul Morrissey, Will Barton will play John Blondel and Alex Phelps The Speaker.  The audience will be socially distanced. The London run will be followed by a UK tour, beginning at the Everyman Theatre Cheltenham from Tuesday 16th to Saturday 20th March 2021, with further dates to be added. Set on the ...