The Woman in Black extends to 10 Jan 2015 at Fortune

The long running thriller The Woman in Black, has extended its booking period to 10 Jan 2015 at the Fortune Theatre.

This ghost story written by Stephen Mallatratt from the novel by Susan Hill, opened at the Fortune Theatre on 7 June 1989 . (The show first opened at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough in 1987).

It is directed by Robin Herford, designed by Michael Holt with lighting by Kevin Sleep.

Thre current cast is Crawford Logan (Arthur Kipps) and Tim Delap (The Actor).

Proud and solitary, Eel Marsh House surveys the windswept reaches of the salt marshes beyond Nine Lives Causeway. Arthur Kipps , a junior solicitor, is summoned to attend the funeral of Mrs Alice Drablow, the house's sole inhabitant, unaware of the tragic secrets which lie hidden behind the shuttered windows. It is not until he glimpses a wasted young woman, dressed all in black, at the funeral, that a creeping sense of unease begins to take hold, a feeling deepened by the reluctance of the locals to talk of the woman in black - and her terrible purpose. Years later, as an old man, he recounts his experiences to an actor in a desperate attempt to exorcise the ghosts of the past. The play unfolds around the conversations of these two characters as they act out the solicitor's experiences on Eel Marsh all those years ago.

Crawford Logan’s recent theatre credits include: Iron (Firebrand Theatre), The Tempest (Dundee Rep Theatre), Dear Brutus (Pitlochry Festival Theatre), Kaddish for Pinter (Studio Earth Scotland), Educating Agnes (Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh), The Ragged Lion (one-man show: Rowantree Theatre), Keep Smiling Through (KST Company). He has also worked extensively on TV and radio, including playing the title role in The Paul Temple Mysteries (BBC Radio 4) and more than 1000 other BBC Radio broadcasts.

Tim Delap’s recent theatre credits include You Can Still Make A Killing (Southwark Playhouse),The Crash of the Elysium (Punchdrunk), Persuasion (Salisbury Playhouse), Translations (Abbey Theatre, Dublin), Hamlet (Sheffield Crucible), The History Boys (Nicholas Hytner UK Tour/Wyndhams Theatre), Vincent In Brixton (Salisbury Playhouse/Tour), The Old Country (Trafalgar Studios/Tour), As You Desire Me (Playhouse Theatre), All's Well That Ends Well (RSC/West End), Loot (York Theatre Royal). TV credits include Black Mirror 2 (Channel 4)Titanic - Blood And Steel, Doctors (BBC) and Four Seasons (5/ZDF)

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