Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson’s worldwide cult phenomenon Ghost Stories returns to the West End this autumn, following a hit extended run at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre. The Olivier Award-nominated show’s strictly limited transfer opens at the Ambassadors Theatre on 3 October 2019, where it runs until 4 January 2020. Casting to be announced.
There’s something dark lurking in the theatre. Enter a nightmarish world, full of thrilling twists and turns, where all your deepest fears and most disturbing thoughts are imagined live on stage. A fully sensory and electrifying encounter, Ghost Stories is the ultimate twisted love-letter to horror, a supernatural edge-of-your-seat theatrical experience like no other.
Ghost Stories is directed by Jeremy Dyson, Andy Nyman and Sean Holmes, with design by Jon Bausor, lighting by James Farncombe, sound by Nick Manning and special effects by Scott Penrose.
Andy Nyman is an award-winning actor, director and writer who has earned acclaim from both critics and audiences for his work in theatre, film and television. On stage Nyman is currently playing the iconic role of Tevye in Trevor Nunn’s revival of Fiddler on the Roof. He was also seen in Martin McDonagh’s Hangmen (Wyndham’s Theatre), Stephen Sondheim’s Assassins (Menier Chocolate Factory) and Abigail’s Party (also Wyndham’s Theatre). Other theatre work includes the original production of Ghost Stories (Lyric/Duke of York’s Theatre) which has recently been made into a major motion picture, also written, starred in and directed by Nyman and Jeremy Dyson.
Jeremy Dyson is a screenwriter, stage-writer and author, best known as a member of comedy group The League of Gentlemen. With Andy Nyman he co-wrote and co-directed the stage and film versions of Ghost Stories. In addition he co-created and co-wrote the BAFTA-nominated comedy-drama series Funland and co-created, co-wrote and directed the Rose d’Or-winning all-female comedy show Psychobitches.