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The Woman in Black at the Fortune Theatre

Poster of the play The Woman in Black. A frightened man appears on the right side of the poster as if coming out of the darkness.
The Woman in Black at Fortune Theatre, Image courtesy of: Fortune Theatre
This haunting story is one of the longest-running plays in the history of the West End.


Experience the atmospheric storytelling of The Woman in Black at the Fortune Theatre in London.

This spooky production has been making audiences jump since its West End debut in 1989!

What is The Woman in Black about?

The story follows Arthur Kipps, a young solicitor who travels to a small town to attend the funeral of a client. While staying in his client's house and going through her paperwork, he learns the terrible secret of The Woman in Black.

The Woman in Black is staged as a play within a play. Arthur Kipps and a young actor perform a manuscript written by Kipps, based on the events he witnessed. This is a dramatic, tense and, at times, spooky theatre show.

A cast member from the Women in Black is holding out his hand with the other cast member in the background.

The play is based on the novel of the same name written by Susan Hill in 1983. It was also made into a film starring Daniel Radcliffe in 2012.

How to get tickets

Book The Woman in Black tickets online.

How long is the play?

The Woman in Black play is two hours long, including an internal.

A younger man with a fearful facial expression dressed in a black suit and black hat is holding on to an older man dressed in a black suit holding a black hat in his hands.

Where is it performed?

The Woman in Black is being performed at the Fortune Theatre, near Covent Garden.

What other plays can I see in London?

Find more twists during Witness for the Prosecution at London County Hall or uncover another mystery with The Mousetrap at St Martin's Theatre.

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Venue Details & Map

Fortune Theatre

Russell Street
+44 (0)20 7369 1737

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