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Duff nonsense: The Enfield Haunting, at Ambassadors Theatre, reviewed

20 January 2024

9:00 AM

20 January 2024

9:00 AM

The Enfield Haunting

Ambassadors Theatre, until 2 March

This Much I Know

Hampstead Theatre, in rep until 3 February

Cold War

Almeida Theatre, in rep until 27 January

The Enfield Haunting is a good old-fashioned horror show that wants to be a documentary as well. It’s based on a hocus-pocus yarn that made the front page of the Daily Mirror in 1977 and was swiftly forgotten. The play opens in an Enfield terrace that resembles a bomb site, complete with charred plasterwork, missing walls and ripped out floorboards.

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