The Watch House

Author(s): Robert Westall Company: Papatango Theatre
Venue: Barbican Theatre, Plymouth Dates:

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“There’s a legend about the Watch House… Scrape beneath the whitewash and you’ll find terror. You’ll find him.”

Tynemouth, late 1970s. Christmas is coming and Front Street’s swinging. But Anne, dumped here while her parents sort their divorce, isn’t in the mood. She escapes to the castle, the Priory, the beaches. Best of all, the Watch House. The old coastguard’s place is packed with weird treasures and no one bothers her.

Until lights start to flicker and something stirs in the dark nights…

Buried deep in the past is a secret which now threatens everything. Only Anne can stop it.

With a puppet pony, disco vicars and truly chilling ghosts, the stage adaptation of The Watch House by Tyneside’s Carnegie Medal-winner Robert Westall is a funny, spooky adventure.

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