Following her success at the Royal Exchange as Amanda Whigfield in The Glass Menagerie, Double Oscar nominee and BAFTA Awars winning actress, Brenda Blethyn returns in Edna O’Brien’s Haunted.

Directed by Braham Murray, it also stars Irish actor Niall Buggy and the rising young star Beth Cooke, recently seen at the Exchange in The Children’s Hour and Three Sisters.

When a captivating young woman enters the life of the quixotic Mr. Berry, his desperation to ensure her return causes him to start secretly giving away his wife’s clothes in exchange for elocution lessons - but as the redoubtable Mrs Berry searches for an explantion to her fast-diminishing wardrobe, he soons finds that both his relationships are increasingly under threat in this world premiere of Edna O’Brien’s thriller.

Haunted begins previews from Wed 13th May and continues at the Royal Exchange until Sat, 13th June.