Ghost Story for Blackpool & Sunderland

Published: 22 May 2023
Reporter: David Upton

Time for 2.22

An additional 10 venues will receive the UK tour of supernatural thriller 2:22—A Ghost Story.

It will be at Sunderland Empire from May 21–25, 2024. Casting to be announced soon.

It’s also at Blackpool Grand Theatre the month before.

Written by Danny Robins, creator of BBC podcast The Battersea Poltergeist, and directed by Matthew Dunster and Isabel Marr, 2:22 is a night where secrets emerge and ghosts may, or may not, appear…

Jenny believes her new home is haunted, but her husband Sam isn’t having any of it. They argue with their first dinner guests, old friend Lauren and new partner Ben. Can the dead really walk again?

The production premièred at the Noël Coward Theatre, starring Lily Allen, Julia Chan, Hadley Fraser and Jake Wood, where it won the WhatsOnStage award for Best Play.

Age recommendation: 12+.

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