Wait Until Dark

Wait Until Dark




An Original Theatre Company production

From the hand of Frederick Knott, author of Dial M Murder, and the producers behind Night Must Fall and Birdsong, comes a major revival of the classic, edge of your seat, thriller Wait Until Dark.

Set amidst the social turbulence of 60’s London the play follows the story of Suzy, a blind woman who left alone in her apartment becomes embroiled with a group of conmen hatching an elaborate scam. As the tension notches up, Suzy is left to fend for herself but with the phone line cut dead and the house plunged into darkness, can Suzy outwit the murderous visitors?
Wait Until Dark, made into a film starring Audrey Hepburn in 1967, is often ranked as one of the top 100 scariest films of all time and this exciting new production reclaims it for the stage.


Directed by Alastair Whatley

Designed by David Woodhead

Casting Director Ellie Collyer-Bristow




Jack Ellis as Mike


Karina Jones as Susy

Oliver Mellor

Oliver Mellor as Sam








“This revival proves, not just how influential the play was in its day, but also how effective it still remains.” ★★★★ Mark Shenton, The Stage on Night Must Fall

“A Killer Thriller to knock ‘em dead…By the end I was jumping out of my skin at every bump and every owl-hoot.” Quentin Letts, The Daily Mail on Night Must Fall


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