Hartismere School

Est. 1451. An outstanding coeducational secondary school & sixth form college and England's first academy

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The Woman in Black, Fortune theatre Thursday 3rd October 2019



As part of the three courses above, the students are required to see a professional production of a play in order to write a review for their examination component.


I have booked tickets to go and see ‘The Woman in Black’ at the Fortune Theatre, Russell Street, London Thursday 3rd October 2019 at 3:00 pm.


The cost of the ticket and coach fare is £38.00.

PLEASE NOTE THAT DRAMA & THEATRE EXAMINATION STUDENTS WILL HAVE PRIORITY FOR TICKETS. Should any spare tickets be available, pupils will be notified at school.


Our preferred method of payment is by Parent Pay - in which case there is no need to return the reply slip at the bottom of the letter. If making payment by cheque (payable to Hartismere Family of Schools) or by cash, please enclose this with the reply slip in an envelope marked “The Woman in Black”, which pupils should hand in at Pupil Services or the post box outside the KS3 office.

Should funding for this trip be an issue, please contact the school office on 01379 870315. 

Please respond by Friday 27th September 2019.

If you have any questions about the trip that are not covered in the check list below, please contact Mrs Davy, Coordinator of Drama & Theatre Studies, at jda@hartismere.com


Interview with Director Robin Herford:


The Woman In Black celebrates it's 20th Anniversary in scaring audiences witless! We spoke to Director Robin Herford. If you enjoyed the interview why not download the full podcast programme at www.londontheatrecast.co.uk and/or subscribe via iTunes.


Imagine the most terrifying live experience in the world... join over 7m theatregoers who have experienced THE WOMAN IN BLACK, celebrating 25 terrifying years in London's Fortune Theatre ♡ Robin Herford’s gripping production of Susan Hill’s acclaimed ghost story is a brilliantly successful study in atmosphere, illusion and controlled horror: www.LOVEtheatre.com/tickets/26/The-Woman-In-Black?sid=YTB “One of British theatre's biggest - and scariest - hits” The Guardian "The most brilliantly effective spine-chiller you will ever encounter" Daily Telegraph "A real thrill of horror" Sunday Times "Guaranteed to chill the blood" Evening Standard "A truly nerve-shredding experience!" Daily Mail