Ghost Walk

About

Meet Mary. She’s a ghost.

It's all been a bit dead around here recently, so she's invited humans along to liven things up. Your task: rally the ghostly community of the City of London, and bring them together for the wildest party of the afterlife.

Multi-award-winners Poltergeist (Lights Over Tesco Car Park, Art Heist) return with a new genre-bending audio walk for humans big and small. Download the app, plug in your headphones, and use your new spirit detector to find a host of hilarious ghosts hiding in City of London.

An all-star cast is led by Olivier-winner Juliet Stevenson (The Doctor, Mary Stuart). It also stars Adam Buxton (The Adam Buxton Podcast), Lydia West (It’s a Sin, Years and Years), Tanya Reynolds (Sex Education), Paterson Joseph (Peep Show, The Leftovers), Nina Wadia (The Outlaws, Goodness Gracious Me) and David Mumeni (Dead Pixels, Stath Lets Flats).


Join us for the official launch of Ghost Walk on Friday 10th & Saturday 11th December. The guided walks will begin at 3.30pm and 7.30pm. Wrap up warm, bring your smart phone, headphones and enjoy a free thermos of hot chocolate!


Ghost Walk is powered by Echoes, and produced with New Diorama Theatre. It is supported by British Land, Arts Council England, with thanks to the Pound Corsham.


What do I need?

  • A smart phone and access to the App Store (iPhone) or the Google Play Store (Android) (per person)
  • Internet access (3G, 4G, or even 5G)
  • Headphones
  • Warm, weather-appropriate clothing and sensible shoes

Where should I go?

Your adventure begins in Finsbury Avenue Square, Broadgate

How long is the walk?

2 KM/1.2 miles or a 24-minute walk around City of London. We think you should allow 55 minutes to ensure maximum ghost-catching.

Is it child-friendly?

Very! The ultimate family Christmas treat. Our age reccomendation based on walking distance is 7+.

Quotes & Reviews


Reviews: 

'Leaves you grinning and scratching your head at the same time'

★★★★ The Guardian (Art Heist)

 

'Brilliantly inventive'

★★★★ The Stage (Lights Over Tesco Car Park)

The Company


About Poltergeist:

Poltergeist are an award-winning group of directors, writers, designers and performers who come together to make theatre. Named “one of the UK’s best young theatre companies” by the Guardian, they make work that is collaborative, and fully in touch with all aspects of design. Their work is thoughtful, magical, unabashedly fun, and unashamedly nerdy.

Poltergeist are winners of the Untapped Award 2019 and the Samuel French New Play Award 2018. They are Associate Company at the Rose Theatre, Kingston, Creative Associates at The North Wall, Oxford, and supported by New Diorama Theatre.

www.poltergeisttheatre.com / @PoltergeistTC


Creative Team: 

Director and Lead Writer: 
Jack Bradfield

Audio Lead and Original Music by: 
Alice Boyd

Co-writers: 
Rosa Garland
Will Spence

App design by:
Echoes

Visual design by:
Shankho Chaudhuri

Produced by:
Emily Davis

Cast:

Juliet Stevenson, Lydia West, Adam Buxton, Tanya Reynolds, David Mumeni, Paterson Joseph, Nina Wadia, Rosa Garland, Will Spence, Ivo Stimpson, Zac Stimpson, Grant Stimpson

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