To celebrate the spooky happenings of this Halloween, Simon Clark’s Hotel Midnight has been adapted for the theatre as part of the Manchester Horror Fringe festival.
Three stories by Simon Clark (“Simply the best writer of horror fiction at work in Britain today” – SFX) brought to the stage by Lass Productions and Scytheplays (V for Vendetta).
In Swallowing a Dirty Seed, adapted by Baz Greenland, a reclusive writer allows two lost students to stay overnight at his remote Welsh cottage – but he does not realise just how lost they are.
In They Will Not Rest, adapted by Ross Kelly, the end of the world has come and for most of the world’s population, to sleep means death – but three people have found a way to stay awake, if they can only trust each other.
And in Humpty’s Bones, adapted by Sean Mason, Eden Page discovers that her eccentric archeologist aunt has dug up something very unusual; something that, somehow, Eden knows – and it knows her…
Here is the current schedule:
Studio One @ The King’s Arms: –
Preview performance – Monday 21st October, 6pm – Studio One
Thursday 24th October, 7.30pm – Studio One
Friday 25th October, 9pm – Studio One
The Salmon Room @ The Lass O’Gowrie: –
Tuesday October 29th, 7.30pm – the Lass O’Gowrie
Thursday October 31st, 7.30pm – the Lass O’Gowrie
More information on the Manchester Horror Fringe Festival can be found here.