David Acton and Ben Deery will join the cast of hit thriller The Woman In Black.

A new cast has been announced for The Woman in Black, one of the most exciting, gripping and successful theatre events ever performed, now in its 23rd year in the West End in a production revisited by original director Robin Herford.

Ben Deery (Anne Boleyn, All’s Well That Ends Well, Henry VIII at Shakespeare’s Globe; La Cage Aux Folles at the Playhouse Theatre; Dangerous Corner, Much Ado About Nothing at Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds) will play The Actor.

David Acton (Down by the Greenwood Side at Donmar Warehouse; King Lear at the Young Vic; Hamlet at Oxford Playhouse; The Clandestine Marriage at Bristol Old Vic) will play Arthur Kipps.

The new cast will take over on the 26th September 2011.

Unanimously acclaimed by the critics, The Woman in Black combines the power and intensity of live theatre with the cinematic quality of film noir. More than seven million people have been transported into a terrifying world in an unremitting drama that has them literally jumping out of their seats.

The Woman In Black was first performed at the Theatre-By-The-Sea in Scarborough in 1987. The original production received rave reviews, paving the way for future productions throughout the country. It reached the West End in 1989 where it has been a major success ever since. Its success has subsequently reached a global level, having spread to the US, South America and through to the Tokyo theatre scene, and beyond.

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