Stuart Heritage in the Guardian, March 2014
26 Oct 2015
The stage adaptation of Susan Hill's The Woman in Black has been a West End fixture for a quarter of a century now. This is possibly down to the fact that it's a masterpiece of economy.
The whole thing has just two speaking parts and feels so intimate that the scares, when they come, effortlessly reduce a theatre full of rational grownups into a puddle of screaming, crying babies. It's very effective.
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