About The Woman in Black

Join over 7m theatregoers who have experienced "The most brilliantly effective spine-chiller you will ever encounter" - Daily Telegraph

Susan Hill’s acclaimed ghost story is brought to dramatic life in Stephen Mallatratt’s ingenious stage adaptation. Now celebrating 28 terrifying years in the West End, Robin Herford’s gripping production is a brilliantly successful study in atmosphere, illusion and controlled horror.

“One of British theatre's biggest – and scariest – hits” - The Guardian

Current West End cast: 

Terence Wilton – Arthur Kipps

James Byng – The Actor

Performance dates & times

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Important Information

This play is not suitable for those with a nervous disposition or who cannot handle sudden shocks. Please be advised that there is a large possibility of school groups being present at The Woman In Black, especially for Monday to Thursday performances.

Customer reviews

What our customer say

    • 30-Jan-2014

    I thought the show was amazing! I loved the simplicity of the staging and the way that the story was planted into our imaginations. It was very different to the movie. I would recommend the show.

    • 12-Dec-2012

    I very much enjoyed the show, although it wasn't as atmospheric and scary as I'd hoped. However, this (I think) was partly due to the audience laughing at the scary bits which is beyond the control of the production! Arthur Kipps was excellent and I loved the lighting and set. The Woman in Black was a bit too scary looking to be believable.... The theatre staff were very helpful, particularly when they asked if we'd like to change seats because of the large number of school children in our section. All in all a good show! Thank you.

    • 07-Mar-2014

    travellled from peterborough to see the woman in black, all thou there was just 3 people in the whole show, it really didnt matter, as it was a story being told by the two main charathers . it was a good production of a scary story, and i really enjoyed it, their were times when the whole audience jumped and screamed, and then laughter took over. i would recomend this to anyone over 12 and was thrilling to the end. well done.

Critic Reviews

  • Don't go unless you like being scared out of your wits

  • A marvellous exercise in spine tingling tension, spun from perfectly paced storytelling and stagecraft......it's a cracker.

  • A truly nerve-shredding experience

  • The most brilliantly effective spine chiller you will ever encounter...If you haven't seen this show yet you are missing a treat

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