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Rumpus Theatre Company presents for its Autumn 2017/Spring 2018 large-scale tour:

Wilkie Collins’

The GHOST’S TOUCH!

The Ghost's Touch - Artwork

a haunting play based on the chilling tale
by the author of The Woman In White

Widower Stephen Rayburn’s young daughter Lucy runs back to him from the woods
in Kensington Gardens. He can see that she’s frightened. “Is it the dog?” he asks. “It’s not the dog,”
she answers. “It’s the lady ... I think she might be mad!”
The ghostly woman Stephen meets leads him into...
… a web of lust and revenge that reaches out from beyond the grave.

Wilkie Collins’ THE GHOST’S TOUCH! stars Mark Homer
(Eastenders, Casualty, Silent Witness) as Stephen Rayburn
and Terri Dwyer (Law and Order UK, Holby City, Hollyoaks)
as the mysterious Mrs Zant.

“the haunting (in Wilkie Collins' THE GHOST'S TOUCH!) continues to haunt
the audience long after they have left the theatre”
(Thanet Gazette)

Terri Dwyer
Terri Dwyer

Terri Dwyer is a firm favourite with TV audiences from her appearances on
LOOSE WOMEN, 60 MINUTE MAKEOVER and THIS MORNING
but she is no stranger to strong dramatic roles with credits including
LAW AND ORDER, HOLBY CITY and HOLLYOAKS on TV
and DIAL M FOR MURDER on stage.

Mark Homer
Mark Homer

Mark Homer is best known for his role as Tony Hills in EASTENDERS,
while his other TV appearances include CASUALTY and SILENT WITNESS
and most recently THE DUMPING GROUND.
For Rumpus he has attracted excellent reviews in our highly successful productions of
THE SIGNALMAN, THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM and NEVILLE'S ISLAND ...

“Mark Homer displays an acting talent which far exceeds his
Eastenders credentials” (whatsonstage.com) … “outstanding” (remotegoat.co.uk).

Rumpus’s production of Wilkie Collins’ THE DEAD HAND “set the edge-of-the-seat
mood of this haunting piece to perfection” (Derbyshire Times) while
THE HAUNTED BRIDE
was “fantastic ... the audience jumped out of their skin” (The Public Reviews)
. Dickens’ THE SIGNALMAN was “an evening of old-fashioned spooky fun” (Kentish Times)
and DRACULA’S GUEST! had “a brilliant final-scene twist
that left the audience gasping” (Derbyshire Times).

“Rumpus guarantees to set your heart racing!” (remotegoat.co.uk)

... but who will feel the ghost’s touch!

To see the trailer please click on the image below...

link to video page  or go to  YouTube Link

Dates 2017
Venue
Box Office
 
Thurs 14th to
Sat 16th Sept 2017
Pomegranate Theatre
Corporation Street
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S41 7TX
01246 345222
Thurs 21st to
Sat 23rd Sept 2017
New Theatre Royal
Clasketgate
Lincoln
LN2 1JJ
01522 519999
Tues 26th to
Sat 30th Sept 2017
Devonshire Park Theatre
Compton Street
Eastbourne
BN21 4BW
01323 412000
Tues 3rd to
Thurs 5th Oct 2017
New Theatre
Park Place
Cardiff
CF10 3LN
029 2087 8889
Mon 9th to
Weds 11th Oct 2017
The Hawth
Hawth Avenue
Crawley
RH10 6YZ
01293 553636
Tues 17th &
Weds 18th Oct 2017
The Forum Theatre
Queensway
Billingham
Stockton on Tees
TS23 2LJ
01642 552663
Weds 29th Nov to
Sat 2nd Dec 2017
The Haymarket
Churchill Way
Basingstoke
RG21 7QR
01256 844244
2018
Mon 5th &
Tues 6th Feb 2018
The Key Theatre
Embankment Road
Peterborough
PE1 1EF
01733 207239
Thur 8th to
Sat 10th Feb 2018
The Charter Theatre
The Guild Hall & Charter Theatre
Lancaster Road
Preston
PR1 1HT
01772 80 44 44
Fri 23rd &
Sat 24th Feb 2018
Civic Theatre
Fairfield Road
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1JG
01245 606505
Tue 27th &
Wed 28 Feb 2018
Theatre Royal Winchester
Jewry Street
Winchester
SO23 8SB
01962 840440

 

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Rumpus Theatre Company presents for its Autumn 2017 small- / middle-scale tour:


a spine-chilling new play

THE RED ROOM

The Red Room poster - Rumpus 2017

based on the classic ghost story
by H G Wells

Everyone warned against it, but stubbornness is a curious thing …
one night, entirely alone in an apparently haunted room.
It’s a familiar scenario, but the outcome is totally unexpected … and utterly terrifying!

THE RED ROOM Rumpus 2017 - K HensonTHE RED ROOM Rumpus 2017 - K HensonTHE RED ROOM Rumpus 2017 - K Henson

2015’s “THE HAUNTED DOLLS’ HOUSE” was “truly chilling … excellent(The Reviews Hub)
while “CAPTAIN MURDERER” in 2014 was “the most entertaining horror to
hit the stage for some time … with excellent acting, sound and lighting placed
for the ultimate build in tension, great timing and a tale so macabre that one
may find oneself glancing repeatedly over one's shoulder …
delightfully despicable and fantastic fun
(remotegoat.co.uk)
Last Autumn’s tour of H P Lovecraft’s “THE HAUNTING OF EXHAM PRIORY”
was hugely popular with audiences, with social media comments such as
Fantastic evening being spellbound by the spine-tingling new @RumpusTheatreCo
‘The Haunting of Exham Priory.’ Stunning
” and “Thank you for a great night of suspense
and creepiness … thoroughly enjoyed it … can’t wait to see what you do next year
” …
Come and see this mesmerizing new take on H G Wells’ classic ghost story

THE RED ROOM

to find out … … and enter the room … if you dare!

THE RED ROOM Rumpus 2017 - K Henson

To see the trailer please click on the image below...

link to video page  or go to  YouTube Link

 

Dates 2017
Venue
Box Office
 
Mon 25th &
Tue 26th Sept 2017
7.30pm
Guildhall Theatre
Market Place
Derby
DE1 3AH
01332 255800
Wed 27th Sept 2017
7.30pm
Rotherham Civic Theatre
40 Bridgegate
Rotherham
South Yorkshire
S60 1PQ
01709 823621
Thu 28 Sept 2017
7.30pm
Middlesbrough Theatre
The Avenue
Middlesbrough
TS5 6SA
01642 815181
Fri 29th Sept 2017
7.30pm
The Brindley Theatre
High Street
Runcorn
Cheshire
WA7 1BG
0151 907 8360
Thu 19th Oct 2017
7.30pm
The Granary Theatre
at Alderman Peel
High School
Wells-next-the-Sea
01328 710193
(Tourist Infomation
Centre)
Fri 20th Oct 2017
7.30pm
The Quay Theatre
Quay Lane
Sudbury
Suffolk
CO10 2AN
01787 374745
Tue 24th Oct 2017
8.00pm
The Old Town Hall
High Street
Hemel Hempstead
HP1 3AE
01442 228091
Wed 25th Oct 2017
7.30pm
Radlett Centre
1 Aldenham Avenue
Radlett, Herts
WD7 8HL
01923 859291
Thu 26th Oct 2017
7.30pm
The Rose Theatre
Chester Road North
Broadwaters
Kidderminster
Worcestershire
DY10 2RX
01562 743745
Fri 27th Oct 2017
2.00pm & 7.30pm
Pomegranate Theatre
Corporation Street
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S41 7TX
01246 345222
Sat 28th Oct 2017
7.30pm
Trinity Arts Centre
Trinity Street
Gainsborough
Lincolnshire
DN21 2AL
01427 676655
Sun 29th Oct 2017
7.30pm
Greenwich Theatre
Crooms Hill
London
SE10 8ES
020 8858 7755
Tue 31st Oct 2017
7.45pm
The Customs House
Mill Dam
South Shields, Tyne and Wear
NE33 1ES
0191 454 1234
Wed 1st Nov 2017
7.30pm
Town Hall Theatre
Raby Road
Hartlepool
TS24 8AH
01429 890000
Fri 3rd Nov 2017
7.30pm
The Astor Community Theatre
Stanhope Road
Deal
CT14 6AB
01304 370 220
Sat 4th Nov 2017
7.30pm
Sarah Thorne Theatre
Fordoun Road
Broadstairs
CT10 2BN
01843 863701
Wed 8th Nov 2017
7.45pm
The Hawth
Hawth Avenue
Crawley
RH10 6YZ
01293 553636
Fri 10th Nov 2017
7.30pm
Trinity Theatre
Church Road
Tunbridge Wells
Kent
TN1 1JP
01892 678 678

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