The Woman in Blackpool is Grand

A scene from The Woman In Black
A scene from The Woman In Black
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The Grand Theatre in Blackpool next week welcomes the return of what is regarded among the most terrifying live theatre experiences, The Woman in Black.

Adapted by Stephen Mallatratt from the 1983 gothic novel by Susan Hill, it is celebrating 25 years in the West End – the second-longest running non-musical play in the West End after The Mousetrap.

The story is related by solicitor Arthur Kipps who recalls his experiences when he was summoned on business to a small town on the north east coast, where he experiences a series of chilling events related to the apparition of a woman who appears to herald the death of children.

The play’s popularity has also led to a range of adaptations for radio, television and film, including the 2012 film starring Daniel Radcliffe.

It runs from Monday to Saturday.

Box office: 01253 290190 or www.blackpoolgrand.co.uk