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    Ambassadors Theatre

    Catherine Tate stars as the mother at the centre of the infamous Enfield poltergeist case in this major new psychological thriller.

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    Catherine Tate and David Threlfall take on the supernatural in the world premiere of spooky new play The Enfield Haunting. Based on true events, Paul Unwin’s (Casualty) play is the story of a single mother whose home became host to a disturbing poltergeist in the late 1970s. Packed with chills, surprises and haunting questions, this major new show celebrates its world premiere at the Ambassadors Theatre this year.

    What is The Enfield Haunting about?

    The Hodgsons couldn’t have told you what a poltergeist was until, in the summer of 1977, furniture and toys in their home mysteriously started moving around. This ordinary working-class family living in a North London council house was suddenly at the epicentre of one of the most famous poltergeist events in the world. Over almost a year, events built up, until one night in the spring of 1978…

    Based on first-hand accounts from one of the ghost hunters involved, The Enfield Haunting is the true story of a single mother who did everything to protect her children from something she couldn’t see coming, all the way to its terrifying conclusion.

    The True Story of The Enfield Haunting

    The incomprehensible true story that inspired this fantastic new play took place between 1977 and 1979 at 284 Green Street, Enfield. Following alleged supernatural activity focused on 11-year-old Janet and 13-year-old Margaret Hodgson, ghost hunters and paranormal experts descended on the property and a debate about what was really happening unfolded. The case captured the public’s imagination and was reported in the news, and fans of horror films will recognise it as the subject of The Conjuring 2.

    The Enfield Haunting is an exciting dramatisation of what happened, and what might have happened, with the real people at the heart of this astounding event taking centre stage amidst all the thrills and moments to make you jump!

    Catherine Tate in The Enfield Haunting

    Actress, writer and comedian Catherine Tate stars as Peggy Hodgson, making a return to the West End stage following acclaimed roles in Much Ado About Nothing and Assassins. She is best known for her comedy shows The Catherine Tate Show and Queen of Oz, and for starring in Doctor Who.

    The cast of The Enfield Haunting also includes David Threlfall as ghost hunter Maurice Grosse. Threlfall has appeared in many stage and screen roles including black comedy Hangmen.

    Don’t Miss The Enfield Haunting at Ambassadors Theatre

    Do you believe it was real? A tale that’s as much modern legend as truth comes to the stage in the form of this gripping psychological thriller that will have you on the edge of your seat. Don't miss your chance to experience the chilling story from November 2023.

    Sorry this show closed 02 March 2024, we recommend these similar productions.

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    Performance dates:
    01 Mar 2024 - 02 Mar 2024
    Running time:
    1 hour and 40 minutes.
    Age recommendation:
    Best for age 12+
    Audience Notes:
    The appearance of any performer cannot be guaranteed and is always subject to illness, injury and statutory holiday entitlement.

    Latest Audience Reviews

    Good performances, but a dire, pointless play. Leads exchanged glances at the end as if to ask wh... More

    We had read terrible reviews, but we found it entertaining and it had its good share of frights.... More

    Not a good show. Although we like Catherine Tate she is limited in terms of acting skills. The sh... More

    This was a great show with amazing actors, but I have to say it was to loud for me (as a tactic t... More

    Oh dear. This was a big disappointment for me. 'The Enfield Haunting' tells the true story of how... More

    An absolutely outstanding show! I didn’t know much about the real story but I thought the script... More

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