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Nunkie Theatre Company presents
“Oh, Whistle…”
Two Ghost Stories by M R James
Performed by R M Lloyd Parry

Special offer to members of the Siegfried Sasson Society - 20% off full price tickets when groups of 10 or more are booked in one transaction, or the preferential individual ticket price of 10.
To claim the offer, simply contact the box office on  
Box office: 020 8932 4747      
 and quote 'Siegfried Sasson Society offer'
 
…I gathered that what he chiefly
remembers  is a horrible,
an intensely horrible
face of crumpled linen…
 
This Christmas, Robert Lloyd Parry brings a seasonal shiver to London, with his retelling of two of the greatest tales by M R James, the master of the English ghost story.

 Oh, Whistle, and I’ll Come to You, My Lad – a tale of nocturnal horror on the Suffolk coast – is considered by many to be the author’s masterpiece. It is beautifully complemented here by The Ash Tree, a story of witchcraft and vengeance down the generations.
 
Every Christmas, M R James (1862 -1936) would write and perform new tales, to entertain friends in his rooms in King’s College, Cambridge.  A century later, these tales still have the power to terrify and amuse.  This unique interpretation gives seasonal theatregoers the opportunity to experience these eerie masterpieces in the manner in which they were originally enjoyed – as ghostly confections, told to a rapt audience.
"Oh, Whistle… is the sequel to Nunkie Theatre Company's critically acclaimed one-man show A Pleasing Terror, which toured the UK, USA and Ireland in 2006 / 2007. It has recently been awarded The Dracula Society’s prestigious Hamilton Deane Award.
 
"Lloyd Parry restores the charm and pleasure of the original tales with his excellent and convincing storytelling”.                                         
Cambridge Evening News
For further information visit www.nunkie.co.uk

Listings info:
 
Tuesday 9 December 2008 to Sunday 4 January 2009
Performance Time: 8pm
No performances on Mondays or 25, 26 and 31 December or 1 January
At: Barons Court's Theatre
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The Curtain’s Up Pub, 28a Comeragh Road,
West Kensington, London W14 9HP