Ghost Stories at the Arts Theatre

Arts Theatre, London
Booking to 24 May 2014
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Not for the faint hearted , the truly terrifying theatrical experience of Ghost Stories is back in the West End.

Written and directed by The League of Gentlemen’s Jeremy Dyson and the co-creator of Derren Brown’s shows and star of Severance and Kick Ass 2, Andy Nyman, Ghost Stories is more intense and terrifying than ever before.

Produced all around the world, the show is a truly TERRIFYING experience, as Ghost Stories mixes the best of theatre with the buzz of a roller coaster.

With plenty of new shocks and jolts, you will never have experienced horror until you’ve seen it live on stage in this thrilling, chilling show.

Ghost Stories is playing a strictly limited run at the Arts Theatre in London’s West End.

WE DARE YOU TO BOOK.

WARNING: PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT GHOST STORIES CONTAIN MOMENTS OF SEVERE SHOCK AND TENSION. THE SHOW IS UNSUITABLE FOR ANYONE UNDER THE AGE OF 15. WE STRONGLY ADVISE THAT THOSE OF A NERVOUS DISPOSITION TO THINK VERY SERIOUSLY BEFORE ATTENDING.

CAST

A hugely talented cast includes Simon Holmes, Paul Kemp, Paul Kendrick, Chris Levens, Alexander Nicolaou, Gary Shelford and Mark Starr.

REVIEWS

★★★★ “Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman’s horror play does a fine job of intriguing, amusing, unsettling (there is a typo) and, yes, scaring the willies out of you. Dyson and Nyman… know how to make hokum plausible and vivid. It’s short, sharp and shockingly good fun. There’s a reason… this show broke all Box Office records in its runs in Liverpool and Hammersmith this year” The Times

★★★★ “Jump-out-of-your-seat shocks” Time Out

★★★★ “A supremely entertaining thrill-ride” City AM


Show Information

Performance dates
Booking to 24 May 2014

Important Notes

Running Time: 1 hour 20 minutes; Age Restrictions: Suitable for ages 15+  Important Info: Please be advised that Ghost Stories contains moments of severe shock and tension. The show is unsuitable for anyone under the age of 15. We strongly advise that those of a nervous disposition to think very seriously before attending.


Venue Information

Arts Theatre, 6-7 Great Newport Street, London, WC2H 7JB
Nearest Tube or Train: Leicester Square (Northern line, Piccadilly line)
Nearest Buses: 24, 29, 176
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My First: Interview with Andy Nyman, writer and star of Ghost Stories
There’s got to be a first time for everyone, even West End stars. Here’s the low-down on actor, writer, director and magician Andy Nyman and his first key show-biz experiences. Andy Nyman. Photo: Helen Maybanks My First auditionWas for an ITV series called ‘The Firm’. It was in 1987 and I was in my final year of drama school. It was to play the part of an Italian lad who was in an East End firm. I got the job, but because I didn’t have an equity card I wasn’t allowed to do it. Needless to say I was gutted. My First job (acting or non-acting)Doing a paper round in Leicester for the free paper the ‘Leicester Advertiser’. My First death sceneI’ve now been killed quite a few times on screen, but my very first was for an NBC movie called ‘Uprising’ about the Jewish uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto. I played a Jewish policeman turned resistance fighter, I went down in a blaze of glory. I was set on fire by flamethrower, but came billowing out of a building, covered in flames, and took a Nazi down with me. Excellent. My First magic trickA classic trick known as either ‘Dizzy Dots’ or ‘Spot Paddles’. My First bad reviewI honestly, truly try not to remember them, far too damaging. My First experience of terrifying peopleIt was at ‘Chai ‘81’ Jewish summer camp where I first met Jeremy Dyson (my co writer and co-director on Ghost Stories). We staged a fake Séance for the girls in the next dorm. They went nuts, screaming and crying. Hooked from then on in. My First celebrity encounterI can’t remember my first, but going to see Mike Yarwood live at the Theatre Royal Nottingham when I was a boy, had a huge effect on me. I couldn’t believe one of my heroes was actually there in front of me. My First visit to a West End theatreHard to say as my wonderful parents took us to the theatre all the time, but my greatest memory was coming from Leicester to see Barnum at the Palladium. Seeing the Circus acts outside the theatre before you went in felt incredible and the show and Michael Crawford were simply sensational. * * * * Andy Nyman is co-writer, co-director and co-star of Ghost Stories at the Duke of York's Theatre with Jeremy Dyson. He is co-creator and director of Derren Brown's television and stage shows and star of stage and screen including TV drama Dead Set and movie Severance. LINKS Andy Nyman - more news and shows SPECIAL OFFER: Save on tickets to Ghost Stories at the Duke of York's Theatre in London

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