Casting the Runes

Author(s): Noel Byrne and Antonia Christophers Company: Box Tale Soup Running time: 1h 05min approx Age recommendation: 12+ years

Carefully crafted with tense original music, bespoke puppets, and a shape-shifting set, this literary adaptation of M R James’s chilling supernatural thriller follows the increasingly sinister haunting of an academic after he’s given some mysterious runes.

Expert on the so-called supernatural, Edward Dunning, is a scholar and a sceptic. But when he crosses paths with the mysterious Mr. Karswell, his life becomes a waking nightmare.

Haunted by something sinister at every turn, he must uncover the secret of the mysterious runes handed to him by Karswell before his time runs out and the dark presence at his heels finally catches up with him...


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