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Jakop Ahlbom Company - Horror Tickets

Peacock Theatre

Jakop Ahlbom brings his acclaimed dance production Horror to the Peacock Theatre for a limited season. A dark, humorous and visually stunning production, Horror is the tale of a haunted house with some terrible secrets. Bringing the genre of horror to the stage, the show sees mime, acrobatics and mesmerising routines all included.

Swedish choreographer Jakop Ahlbom brings his award-winning dance piece to the Peacock Theatre for a strictly limited season. Presented by the Jakop Ahlbom Company, Horror is the surreal homage to cinematic horror classics, reimagined through mesmerising dance.

When a woman returns with two friends to her family home, she discovers the house is haunted be a tragic family incident. Nobody knows what has happened to her older sister, but a vengeful spirit makes itself known. Through a series of flashbacks, cruelty and crushed youth is revealed, as the woman is brutally forced to look at her past. Quickly, she discovers that the only possible way to survive is to confront the truth.

Horror is the creation from acclaimed choreographer Jakop Ahlbom, who has been fascinated with horror films since youth. Determined to bring the special effects, fantasies and terrifying emotions to the stage, the piece asks how you should deal with a traumatic past.

Performers from the company include Luc Van Esch, Yannick Greweldinger, Silke Hundertmark, Judith Hazeleger, Sofieke De Kater, Gwen Langenberg, Maurits Van Den Berg and Reinier Schimmel.

Creative team includes Wilma Kuite and Judith Wendel, as well as Ahlbom himself. A visually stunning and effective piece of dance, Horror is the humorous, vivid and dark production that combines mime, dance acrobatics and enchanting stage illusion.

Sorry this show closed 10 June 2017, we recommend these similar productions.

The Nutcracker
Performance dates:
09 Jun 2017 - 10 Jun 2017
Running time:
1 hour and 20 minutes.
Age recommendation:
Age guidance: 14+. Show is quite scary for younger audiences - ghosts, vampires/living dead.
Audience Notes:
Fans of horror films will see the genre approached in a completely unique way with this production, whilst fans of dance are guaranteed a mesmerising show.

Horror is recommended for those aged 14 and up.

Jakop Ahlbom Company - Horror Reviews

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User Reviews


I said to my friend that I hoped I would be scared, and indeed I was. The show was very good: a combination of dance, gore, horror. The fact that no words were spoken added to the ambience and drama. The sound effect was great.

Performance date: 04 June 2017

Saw Horror. A brilliant show. 1 hr 20mins of action no talking just acting and music background. Brilliant!

Performance date: 27 May 2017

Excellent show a fusion of a few horror films.

Performance date: 26 May 2017
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