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A Pleasing Terror, Two Ghost Stories by MR James

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A Pleasing Terror, Two Ghost Stories by MR James

Nunkie Theatre's Robert Lloyd Parry returns with his sell out performance.

Set in the supposedly haunted and atmospheric Medieval Guildhall, the perfect setting for these spine tingling tales of terror!

Over a century after they were first published, the ghost stories of M R James retain their power to terrify and amuse. This gripping one man show retells two of the earliest and eeriest.

In Canon Alberic's Scrap-book, a young Cambridge antiquary discovers the devil in the details of an old book in a medieval town in the French Pyrenees…

In The Mezzotint a ghoulish revenge is enacted within a work of art, before the helpless eyes of a museum curator in Oxford…

***** 'Wonderful, magical storytelling' The Daily Mail

Tickets £10, booking essential

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Leicester Guildhall, Guildhall Lane, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 5FQ

Tel: +44 (0)116 2532569

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