Halloween Theatre & Attractions Guide

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Halloween Theatre & Attractions

Get in the Halloween spirit this October by seeing something terrifying at the theatre or visiting a spooky attraction! We’ve curated a guide of the best Halloween theatre shows and attractions. We’ve ranked them from the most terrifying (five ghosts) to the friendliest attractions for the faint hearted (one ghost).

the-exorcist-slimbanner This one’s for serious horror fans – The Exorcist is unleashed onto the West End stage. William Peter Blatty’s best-selling novel terrified an entire generation, now see it like never before, live on stage. 

When multiple medical professionals fail to provide answers to young Regan’s strange symptoms, her desperate mother Chris turns to a local priest for help. But, before Father Damien can tackle what’s before him, he must overcome his own shaken beliefs, as this fight is for more than just one girl’s soul…

Our scare verdict: 
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the-woman-in-black-slimbannerThe original nightmare-inducing West End show The Woman In Black is the ultimate Halloween treat.

Arthur Kipps is haunted by his past, so he recruits a young actor to help tell his story. As they rehearse and explore his darkest memories, the borders between what’s real and what’s not begin to blur.  

Our scare verdict:
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young-frankenstein-slimbannerThis comedy horror musical, is ideal for those who prefer something a little more Scary Movie than ScreamYoung Frankenstein is the wickedly inspired re-imagining of Mary Shelley’s classic novel.

When Frederick Frankenstein, a New York brain surgeon and professor, inherits a Transylvanian castle and laboratory from his genius, but deranged grandfather, Victor Von Frankenstein, he quickly has some decisions to make.

Our scare verdict:
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Take your murder mystery to the next level with Agatha Christie’s Witness for the Prosecution. You become part of a court jury at London County Hall, in a unique courtroom setting. Where you’ll experience the intensity and drama of this gripping story of justice, passion and betrayal.

Leonard Vole is accused of murdering a widow to inherit her wealth. The stakes are high – will Leonard survive the shocking witness testimony, will he be able to convince the jury, and you of his innocence and escape the hangman’s noose?

Our scare verdict:
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Immerse yourself London Bridge Experience and Tombs, voted the UK’s Scariest Year Round Scare Attraction for the last five years. The two part attraction combines a journey through 2000 years of history of London Bridge, and a terrifying trip into the vaults, the psychological scare-maze themed upon everyone’s worst fears!

Our scare verdict:
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Jack the Ripper, Haunted London and Sherlock Holmes London Bus Tour – after dark take a trip back in time on a vintage open top double-decker bus, and walk through an empty Smithfield market – home to the cock-lane Ghost. Then retrace the murder sites of Jack The Ripper, before heading to the safety of the Sherlock Holmes Pub. 

Our scare verdict:
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Embark on a journey through the dramatic London landscape, going back ten centuries at The London Dungeon. Diving straight into the ancient capital’s most horrible history – experience live actors, three thrilling rides and exciting special effects. Step back into the darkest of times and face your fears head on in this unique experience.

Our scare verdict:
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Hop on board London’s Fright Bus service, Ghost Bus Tours – the theatrical sightseeing tour. A creepy conductor provides the commentary for this sinister sightseeing show, revealing haunted places, unmarked burial grounds and the skeletons in the capital’s cupboard.

Our scare verdict:
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