Direct from a sell-out season at the Lyric Hammersmith, comes Ghost Stories a truly terrifying theatrical experience. Written and directed by The League of Gentlemen’s master of the macabre, Jeremy Dyson, and Andy Nyman, co-creator and director of Derren Brown’s television and stage shows and star of Dead Set and Severance this is one event not to miss this Summer.
Produced by the Lyric Hammersmith and Phil McIntyre Entertainment A Lyric Hammersmith and Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse Production
Written by Jeremy Dyson & Andy Nyman
Directed by Jeremy Dyson, Sean Holmes & Andy Nyman
Designed by Jon Bausor
Lighting by James Farncombe
Sound by Nick Manning
‘AN IMMACULATELY CRAFTED EVENING OF ENTERTAINMENT – YOU’LL HAVE A SCREAM.’Time Out – Critics’ Choice
‘Brilliant and deeply unsettling. For 80 interval-free minutes the tension is ratcheted up with great skill and some stunning coups de theatre. Leaves the viewer feeling seriously spooked.’ Telegraph
‘A pant-wetter of a night. It’s terrifying’ Daily Mail
‘The pin-drop suspense is unbearable. It’s like Tales of the Unexpected meets The Sixth Sense with added theatrical fear factor. Unlike books or films, theatre rarely does creepy or scary very well – but with this show its all fright on the night.’ Roger Foss, The Steve Allen Show, LBC97.3
‘I suspect that Ghost Stories may prove a cult success’ Evening Standard.
‘Yes, I gulped and others screeched’ The Times
‘They tease, making us wait on the edge of our seat, hearts in mouths, gripping whatever and whoever we can.’ Official London Theatre Guide
‘Hugely entertaining piece of theatre.’ The Stage
‘I was hoping the warning was overdoing it, but it isn’t exaggerated hype… it does everything it claims. Brilliantly scary.’ Daily Express
‘Genuine scary fun.’ Sunday Times
‘You hear a sound you rarely hear in the stalls: a gasp.’ Observer
‘Its horrible fun, performed with chilling relish… Submit to this dark delight.’ Theartdesk.com
‘Superb… It’s a thrill ride. The staging of the numerous ‘scare moments’ is exemplary.’ British Theatre Guide
‘Mixes fairground ride tricks with psychological warfare and a vicious dark humour. A perfectly constructed piece of theatre.’ Liverpool Daily Post
‘Moments that will make you gasp.’ Liverpool Echo
‘Highly entertaining… It’s not just the cinema that has a monopoly on successfully creepy horror stories.’ Quintessentially
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