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Russell StreetLondonWC2B 5HH
- +44 (0)20 7369 1737
At the time of this review, The Woman in Black has been running for over 27 years. The Fortune Theatre has been around considerably longer.
The Woman in Black is an extraordinary theatrical effort. Based on the novel by Susan Hill, it far exceeds the recent Hammer Films version & the older cinematic effort that aired on the BBC & PBS in the early 1990s.
No music or songs. No...more
Awesome show and great intermission with snacks and drinks.
Only downside is the tiny old chairs, but the theater is VERY old so i understand it.more
Like all ye landlubbers 'ere, me was thinkin' before this play- a 2 (or 3) person play be horrifying? Pah! This cosair has entered haunted houses and seen horror movies, a play be nothin' for me! And me watched ye one with ye Harry Potter in it too! Me be knowin' ye story by heart!
Alas! This solo seafarer went alone, and spent many turns' of ye hour hidden under her coat! Me eyes be dartin'...more
Sweet old theatre, seats not too uncomfy and view from the stalls all good
Went to see woman in black and did really enjoy it. Really well done with very bare, basic props and set however didn't think it was all that scary. Much better than the film but not nearly as jumpy (perhaps hampered by the stupid girl next to me who kept giggling when suspense was building!)
Would recommend going to...more
Admittedly I am more a popular musicals fan (i.e. Les Miserables, Wicked, Lion King etc) than theatre. However, I got a discount off getintolondontheatre for their annual Jan-Feb event and decided that The Woman In Black was the one I have heard the best about and bought tickets.
I did not know anything except that this was a ghost story (my mum had watched it years ago) but was excited to...more