The Devil's Bride

Tue 30 October 7.45pm        Studio

Rumpus Theatre Company

The Devil’s Bride

A fiendish new play based on the chilling story by classic Victorian Gothic horror author Sheridan Le Fanu

Aspiring 17th Century painter Godfried Schalken seeks an apprenticeship with famous artist Gerard Douw, and falls in love with Douw's niece Rose. But Douw achieved his fame by making a pact with the Devil, and when Gerard attempts to wed Rose, his evil rival returns to claim his wicked prize.

Last Autumn’s production of The Red Room was 'captivating' (British Theatre Guide) and recommended 'to anyone who enjoys sitting on the edge of their seat' ( attracting social media comments such as 'Fabulous, thank you. A performance we will remember for a long time' and 'Great evening - don't look under the blanket!'; while 'CAPTAIN MURDERER' before it was 'the most entertaining horror to hit the stage for some time … delightfully despicable and fantastic fun' (

The perfect Gothic Horror treat as evenings draw in!

Tickets: £16 (discounts: £14)


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