New casting announced for The Woman in Black in the West End
A new cast has been announced for the West End cast of The Woman in Black, which runs at the Fortune Theatre.
The play, which has been running in London for 28 years, tells the story of a lawyer obsessed with a curse that he believes has been cast over his family. It is adapted from Susan Hill’s best-selling novel, and a film version starring Daniel Radcliffe was released in 2012.
Arthur Kipps will be played by Terence Wilton. Wilton’s previous theatre credits include William Wordsworth(Theatre By The Lake), Cat On A Hot Tin Roof (Theatre Royal Northampton) and The Sound of Music (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre).
James Byng will play The Actor. Byng has previously appeared in Moulin Rouge! (Secret Cinema), Noël (National Opera House, Ireland) and Philip Pullman’s Grimm Tales (Bargehouse, South Bank).
Wilton and Byng take over from Stuart Fox (Kipps) and Joseph Chance (The Actor) on 29th August 2017.
In February, producers announced the play had extended its booking period to 3rd March 2018.
Stephen Mallatratt’s adaptation is directed by Robin Hereford it features design by Michael Holt, lighting by Kevin Sleep, sound design by Ron Mead and Gareth Owen. It is produced in the West End by PW Productions.
The Woman in Black Tickets are now on sale to 3 March 2018.