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How Now Spirit? Tingling Tales of Theatre Ghosts

Talks/Lectures

Event Description

Since the early days of theatre, actors, stagehands and audiences alike have claimed to have witnessed a disturbing amount of strange supernatural activity once the lights have dimmed. This Talk takes a look at ghost stories from some of our most haunted theatres in the world. So light a candle, grab the hand of the person next to you, and be prepared for bloodcurdling cues that will bring on the ghosts.

  • Duration: 1 hr
  • Online Zoom event: Join from your computer, phone or tablet (no replay available)
  • Join as an individual
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Meet the Host, Pete

Pete is the Director of The RC Sherriff Trust, a charity set up through the Will of the playwright and author RC Sherriff. Prior to this he was The Arts Development Officer for Elmbridge Borough Council where he was responsible for The Royston Pike Lecture Series. Previous to his work with Elmbridge Borough Council, Pete was co-founder and artistic director of WhirlygigArts which ran CRYPT (Cranleigh Young People’s Theatre), CMYT (Chequer Mead Youth Theatre) and The Big Picture Young People’s Film Workshop. He co-founded Storm the Stage Young People’s Theatre for Mole Valley District Council and was the Director of The Together in Waddon Community Project. He has also worked extensively as a professional theatre director and film-maker.

Preparing for the Event

For the best experience, you will need to have Zoom downloaded onto your computer. Please ensure you're connected to broadband/wifi rather than using your mobile phone connection (3G/4G).

We also recommend that pets are either calmly sitting on your lap or in another room, and any refreshments you may require are within your reach!