Partly thanks to Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, we have developed a propensity for telling a spooky story or two over the festive period. The Old Red Lion has taken this approach this year in staging Duncan Gates’ adaptation of J.B. Priestley’s Benighted. The Wavertons (& their friend Roger Penderel) are driving through the countryside on […]

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An Inspector Calls

Stephen Daldry’s celebrated production of J.B. Priestley’s most famous play makes a welcome return to London’s West End for a short run at the Playhouse Theatre. A classic piece of ‘drawing room’ theatre, the play follows the unravelling of the mystery behind a young girl’s suicide. An inspector comes to speak to the Birling family […]

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