by Joan Aiken
adapted for the stage by Russ Tunney

It is 1832. Wolves roam England, terrorising the countryside in greater numbers than ever before.

At the Willoughby Estate, in the grip of a cruel winter, Bonnie and her orphaned cousin Sylvia are left in the care of the equally chilling governess Miss Slighcarp, whose mysterious plans place the future of Willoughby Chase at risk.

As the wolves circle ever closer, the cousins must uncover the treachery that puts their lives in danger and embark on an epic adventure which takes them from the snowy grounds of Willoughby Chase to the dark heart of London.

Joan Aiken’s classic novel, loved by generations, is brought to life in this thrilling, funny and magical adaptation. Directed by Kate Bannister and produced by the same team behind The Hound of the Baskervilles, The Haunting and The Mystery of Irma Vep.

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase by Joan Aiken (Copyright 1962) by permission of Lizza Aiken.

Press for previous productions

the comedic timing is faultless. It’s a truly fantastically crafted play and without doubt makes for the perfect Christmas treat. ★★★★★ The Upcoming on Hound of the Baskervilles
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ne of the funniest shows I’ve seen in ages… wonderfully daft and inventive.★★★★★ Stage Review on Hound of the Baskerville
a triumph of theatrical storytelling.★★★★ The Stage on Shipwrecked
 this production, directed with panache, is inventive, surprising and impressive.★★★★★ The Londonist on A Cool Million

Wed 13 December – Sat 6 January at 7.30pm
(no performances: Sunday, Monday, 24 – 27 Dec, 31 Dec – 2 Jan).
Tickets: £15, £12 conc
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