From the writer who brought you Wilton’s Christmas Carol, A Sunday Times Best Christmas Show of 2019 and the much-loved The Box of Delights.
Whatever you do, no matter how much he cries, don’t go out in the snow.
Elizabeth Gaskell’s famous seasonal ghost story is brought to the stage for the very first time, in a thrilling, frightening and ultimately uplifting adaptation.
1918. A nurse, recently back from the front, is haunted by her wartime experience. But when she finds herself at a séance, recalling memories of a lonely childhood Christmas on the Northumbrian moors, she also unearths a dark secret that refuses to remain in the shadows…
Spine chilling festive drama in Britain’s oldest surviving grand music hall from the team that brought you The Box of Delights.
Cast includes Debbie Chazen as Estelle.
Writer – Piers Torday
Director – Justin Audibert
Designer – Tom Piper
Lighting Designer – Jess Bernberg
Composer and Sound Designer – Ed Lewis
Video Designer - Hayley Egan
Casting Director – Helena Palmer
Magic Consultants – Morgan and West
Response to Wilton’s Christmas Carol
Delightfully surprising and subversive. (The Guardian ★★★★)
Fantastic… incredibly well made. (The Sunday Times ★★★★)
A cracking piece of theatre… Wilton's may have found itself a perennial crowd pleaser. (What’s on Stage ★★★★★)
And for The Box of Delights
The small enchantments keep coming and the setting is the genuinely magical Wilton’s (The Sunday Times ★★★★)
I suspect this production is destined to become an enduring festive favourite. (The Evening Standard ★★★★)
Recommended age 12+
This is a ghost story - not suitable to those of a nervous disposition.
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