"This production gives the
audience a spine tingling nights entertainment"
1840. A young governess agrees to look after two orphaned
children in Bly, a seemingly idyllic country house. But shortly
after her arrival, she realises that they are not alone. There are
others - the ghosts of Bly's troubled past. The Governess will risk
everything to keep the children safe, even if it means giving
herself up to The Others. Years later, confronted by the past she
is compelled to account for what actually happened to her and the
innocents under her protection.
"It jumps through time
telling the story with all its twists and turns"*
This brand new and "deliciously atmospheric
update"by Tim Luscombe is "intelligent, insightful and
infused with other worldly menace". "Director Daniel Buckroyd,
skilfully balances believable psychological drama against lurid
Victorian phantasmagoria" on Sara Perks
Turn of the Screw has been
interpreted or adapted many times and provided rich inspiration for
The Woman in Black (written in 1983). Accommodating Henry James'
much overlooked prologue this new Turn of the Screw is
faithful to the original "casting new light on its
"Revelling in the text's
contradictions (it) picks apart the tales' layered unreliable
This dynamic, thrilling adaptation of Henry James' much-loved
and genre defining classic ghost story Turn of the
Screw lets you draw your own conclusions about the events at
Bly and where guilt resides.
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