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Voice of a demon? Ian McKellen features in West End premiere of The Exorcist

In London theatre, News, Plays, Press Releases, Ticket recommendations by Shanine SalmonLeave a Comment

Ian McKellen will feature in the West End premiere of The Exorcist as the voice of the Demon. From 20 October at the Phoenix Theatre, the stage adaptation of William Peter Blatty’s iconic best-selling novel will be unleashed onto the London stage for the very first time in a uniquely theatrical experience directed by Sean Mathias and adapted by John Pielmeier.

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CIRCUS DIARIES at #edfringe: Elixir by Head First Acrobats

In Cabaret, Circus, Comedy, Edinburgh Festival, Features, Festivals, Opinion, Regional theatre, Reviews by Katharine KavanaghLeave a Comment

Zombies, super-strength and test-tube potions are the order of the day in Elixir, from the Australian team of Head First Acrobats (HFA). Or, more correctly, the order of the night – the programming of this show into a 10pm slot is a great move to attract a new type of audience to the sort of universally entertaining circus-theatre show that (with the removal of a couple of choice expletives) could be equally accessible to a family crowd.

TICKETS: Today’s #MatesChoice deal is… The Woman In Black

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Since 1989, over 7 million people have lived to tell the tale of one of the most exciting, spooky, gripping and successful theatre events ever staged. The #MatesChoice ticket deal is for The Woman In Black. Unanimously acclaimed by the critics, Stephen Mallatratt’s adaptation of Susan Hill’s best selling novel combines the power and intensity of live theatre with a cinematic quality inspired by the world of film noir. It is a formula that provides audiences with an evening of unremitting drama as they are transported into a terrifying and ghostly world. Book today and receive excellent deals on the fantastic show.

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THE SANDMAN – London Horror Festival

In Festivals, London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Laura KresslyLeave a Comment

The sandman doesn’t throw sand in your eyes to help you sleep, oh no. That’s just what parents want children to believe so they aren’t scared of the real sandman. The real sandman is horrible. If you’re still awake, he steals your eyes and puts them into his little bag and takes them up to his little, bald bird-children who live on the moon. Then they eat them.