As the second-longest running play in London (behind The Mousetrap), The Woman in Black is part of the fabric of London theatre. Opening at the Fortune Theatre in 1989, countless theatregoers have been spooked by the ghost story, as a cast of two deliver a masterclass in building suspense and horror on stage. Ahead of The Woman in Black’s 30th anniversary in the West End, we spoke to Stuart Fox who currently plays Arthur Kipps. Reprising his performance for the third time, we discussed what it means to be part of the show’s history, as well as paranormal encounters off-stage.
NOTE: These are older reviews - the cast has changed many times! It has been nearly 6 years since I last saw “The Woman In Black”, so I thought it was about time I went to see it again to ascertain whether it is still as fresh as when I last saw it. The answer is a resounding yes! This thriller, adapted by Stephen Mallatratt from the novel by Susan Hill, has been running at the Fortune Theatre... Read more