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Ghost Stories returns to West End, opens at Arts Theatre on 27 Feb

It broke box office records at the Liverpool Playhouse and Lyric Hammersmith and went on scare over 130,000 people in its last West End run. Now it’s making a shocking return

Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman‘s WhatsOnStage Award winner Ghost Stories is returning to the West End in the new year.

The spooky show, which is billed as a “terrifying theatrical event”, will run at the Arts Theatre from 27 February 2014 (previews from 13 February).

Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman
Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman

Tickets go on sale from 10am tomorrow (21 August 2013).

The show, which tells a series of ghost stories narrated by Nyman, transferred to the West End’s Duke of York’s Theatre in July 2010 following runs at the Liverpool Playhouse and Lyric Hammersmith.

Jeremy Dyson is co-writer of The League of Gentlemen, while Andy Nyman is well known for his frequent collaborations with Derren Brown, whose Infamous, directed by Nyman, has just finished its West End season at the Palace Theatre.

Ghost Stories won The WHITE LIGHT Best Lighting Designer award for James Farncombe’s eerie atmospheric work at the 2011 WhatsOnStage Awards.

The production carries a warning: “Please be advised that Ghost Stories contains moments of extreme shock and tension. The show is unsuitable for anyone under the age of 16. We strongly advise those of a nervous disposition to think very seriously before attending.”