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The Woman In Black

It seems to be taking me at least a week to post about things we have been up to recently. Last Saturday (that is a week ago yesterday!) we took the train into London to see the excellent play... The Woman In Black.

There are only two two actors in this ghost story so a lot rests on their ability to hold the audience's attention and this they do admirably. It is effectively a play within a play and it is through this second play that you are slowly drawn into the story and the mystery that is who is the woman in black?

The elder of the two characters has to act out the parts of all the other characters in the second play and the younger character plays the part of elder character in the second play... confused? You should be. It does make sense though when you are watching it.

It helps that the theatre is very small and this draws the audience in... and makes them jump when the woman in black reveals herself.

We thoroughly enjoyed the performance and I would recommend it if you are ever in London and would like to experience a ghost story full of suspense.

Rating: 8/10