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THE WOMAN IN BLACK – The Lowry, Salford

In London theatre, Plays, Regional theatre, Reviews, Touring by Kristy StottLeave a Comment

Susan Hill’s thriller novel The Woman in Black, adapted for the stage by Stephen Mallatratt, relies heavily on the audiences imagination to create the eerie tension and spine-tingling fear that it is renowned for. Set in the 1950s, the story unfolds in an empty Victorian theatre, where Arthur Kipps, now an old man, has hired a young actor to help to re-enact a manuscript that he has written about a ghostly, supernatural experience he endured as a young solicitor.