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FILM REVIEW – The Woman In Black

By Marty Mulrooney

The Woman In Black

The Woman In Black is a horror film directed by James Watkins, based on the classic Susan Hill novel of the same name. Set during the Edwardian era, it is produced by Hammer Film Productions and stars Daniel Radcliffe as Arthur Kipps, a young solicitor who is sent to the English coast to attend to the estate of a woman named Alice Drablow who has recently died. Once there, he must travel to Eel Marsh House, located near dense marshes and cut off from the mainland during high tide. Attending to paperwork, he captures glimpses of a mysterious woman in black. The locals in the nearby town seem frightened and their children even more so. What could possibly have the power to terrify so greatly? Soon, Arthur Kipps will find out…

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STAGE REVIEW – The Woman In Black, The Lowry Theatre, 22/01/2010

By Marty Mulrooney

womaninblackposter

Ever since a recent trip to Edinburgh, a city steeped in rich paranormal legend, I have had a newfound interest in ghost stories. I had also heard that The Woman In Black was one of the best (and scariest) ghost stories to be performed live on stage, so I was pretty excited to be heading to the theatre to see it on a cold Friday evening, the night after my birthday no less.

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