The West End premiere of The Exorcist at the Phoenix Theatre.
“I’m telling you that ‘thing’ upstairs isn’t my daughter…”
Get ready for The Exorcist. Forty five years after William Peter Blatty’s best selling novel terrified an entire generation, The Exorcist is coming to London’s Phoenix Theatre in a terrifying stage adaptation by John Pielmeier.
Widely considered the scariest movie of all time, the film adaptation of The Exorcist sparked unprecedented worldwide controversy when it was released in cinemas in 1973.
The Exorcist will run from 20 October 2017 until 10 March 2018 at the Phoenix Theatre.
“Oh please, Mother, make it stop! It’s hurting.”
When the medical profession fails to provide answers to young Regan’s strange symptoms her desperate mother Chris turns to a local priest for help. But before Father Damien can tackle what’s before him, he must overcome his own shaken beliefs, as this fight is for more than just one girl’s soul…
The cast features Peter Bowles (Father Lankester Merrin – the Exorcist), Jenny Seagrove (Chris MacNeil), Adam Garcia (Father Damien Karras), Clare Louise Connolly (Regan), Todd Boyce (Doctor Strong), Mitchell Mullen (Doctor Klein), Elliot Harper (Father Joe) and Tristram Wymark (Burke).
Adapted from William Peter Blatty’s novel by John Peilmier.
Sean Mathias (Bent, No Man’s Land) directs with design by Anna Fleischle (Hangmen), lighting by Tim Mitchell (Guys and Dolls), composition and sound design by Adam Cork (London Road) and illusion design by Ben Hart (Impossible).
Recommended age guidance 18+ This production contains material which may shock and offend.
Theatre InformationPhoenix Theatre
Address: Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0JP
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