Ghostly Theatre - gothic theatre retold.

There is nothing we like more than a good Ghost Story… and there is nothing better than gothic theatre to retell some of the plays and fiction written on the subject. From acclaimed authors such as Henry James (The Turn of the Screw), M R James (Monkey's Paw etc.), Charles Dickens (The Signalman) and Agatha Christie (The Séance) we bring these stories to life in immersive experiences where the location becomes the heart of the action. There is no passive theatre seating where you watch the action from a distance - it will happen all around you, sights, smells and sounds producing a truly immersive and unnerving experience.

From the retelling of The Turn of the Screw in an Old Manor House (Wymering Manor becoming Bly Manor) to The Signalman told in an old Railway station - we will find the location that brings the story to life. Dracula told in a Norman Castle… yes we can do that…  

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The Turn of the Screw - The new governess

The Turn of the Screw

Henry James' classic Ghost Story is re-told in the atmospheric setting of Merchistoun Hall

24/02 to 25/02/22

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Coming Tours from Theatre of Dark Encounters

Mr Castle is looking out for those brave enough to join the tour.

The Southampton Ghost Walk

The Original Ghost Walk of Medieval Southampton... the streets come to life!

20 January, 2022
7:30PM - 9:00PM

Which of the theatre ghosts will you meet?

Ghost Stories from The Kings Theatre

Dare you explore this Edwardian theatre after dark? Even go beneath the stage?

20 January, 2022
7:30PM - 10:00PM

The desolate drying sheds... echoing of the workers who left a hundred years ago.New Event

Ghost Stories from The Brickworks

A Victorian Brickworks comes to life with stories of hardship, murder and death.

21 January, 2022
7:30PM - 9:00PM

Mr Hawley the grave digger awaits you at the Cathedral on The Winchester Ghost TourNew Event

The Winchester Ghost Walk

The Original Ghost Walk of Winchester - the haunted trail of medieval streets

27 January, 2022
7:30PM - 9:00PM

Explore the Portsmouth's Hidden Heritage - The Portsmouth Ghost WalkNew Event

The Portsmouth Ghost Walk: Spice Island

The Original Ghost Walk for Portsmouth brings Georgian England to life

03 February, 2022
7:30PM - 9:00PM

Who will you meet on your tour around the houseNew Event

Ghost Stories from Wymering Manor

Ever wanted to hear a ghost story told in a haunted location...?

04 February, 2022
7:30PM - 9:00PM

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