Lyric Hammersmith’s recent revival of Ghost Stories is set to transfer to the West End for a run at the Ambassadors Theatre later this year. Written by Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman, the play is set around a lecture by Professor of Parapsychology Phillip Goodman. He believes most ‘ghost stories’ can be explained away, apart from three that he has come across in his research. Nyman starred in the play when it premiered at the Liverpool Playhouse 2010, before it transferred to the Lyric Hammersmith, followed by West End runs at the Duke of York’s in 2010 and the Arts Theatre in 2014.
It’s difficult to satisfy every audience; not everyone has the same sense of humour or taste in music. Rarely do you leave a theatre with a feeling like you get after Ghost Stories: a communal sense of disbelief and palpable relief. Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson’s thriller blends stagecraft and scares to cast a spell over its audience. Having sent shivers through the West End and on... Read more