• Wait Until Dark

Event Details

Tue 21 Nov - Sat 25 Nov

Time: 7.30pm, matinees 2pm Thursday & 2.30pm Saturday

Running Time: 2 hours and 30 minutes including one interval

Venue: Main House

Ticket Information: £30 - £14

Booking Fee: £1.50 transaction fee per booking

Age Recommendations: 12+

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Producer: The Original Theatre Company in association with Eastbourne Theatres

Writer: Frederick Knott

Directed by: Alastair Whatley

Designed by: David Woodhead

Music & Sound Designed by : Giles Thomas

Lighting Designed by: Chris Withers

Wait Until Dark

From the hand of Frederick Knott, author of Dial M For Murder, and the producers behind Night Must Fall and Birdsong, comes a major revival of the classic, edge of your seat, thriller Wait Until Dark.

Set amidst the social turbulence of 60’s London the play follows the story of Suzy, a blind woman who left alone in her apartment becomes embroiled with a group of conmen hatching an elaborate scam. As the tension notches up, Suzy is left to fend for herself but with the phone line cut dead and the house plunged into darkness, can Suzy outwit the murderous visitors?

Wait Until Dark, made into a film starring Audrey Hepburn in 1967, is often ranked as one of the top 100 scariest films of all time and this exciting new production reclaims it for the stage.

A star cast includes Jack Ellis (Prime Suspect, Bad Girls) and Oliver Mellor (Coronation Street).

"An intelligent and creative production that will not disappoint." - East Anglian Daily Times

Post Show Discussion: Wednesday 22 November

 Sat 25 November, 2:30pm

  • Wait Until Dark - Karina Jones, Jack Ellis (c) Manuel Harlan
  • Wait Until Dark - Shannon Rewcroft (c) Manuel Harlan
  • Wait Until Dark - Graeme Brookes, Tim Treloar (c) Manuel Harlan
  • Wait Until Dark - Oliver Mellor (c) Manuel Harlan
  • Wait Until Dark - Tim Treloar, Graeme Brookes (c) Manuel Harlan
  • Wait Until Dark - Jack Ellis (c) Manuel Harlan