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    CANCELLED: H.P Lovecraft: Gallery Of Screams

    • SHOWING
    • 14 May -
      17 May 2020
      14 May - 17 May 2020
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    We have sadly cancelled performances of Gallery of Screams and are contacting all ticket holders to make arrangements for their booking. Please bear with us while we work through this as quickly as we can.

    Adapted and Performed by R M Lloyd Parry

    Robert Lloyd Parry returns to Tobacco Factory Theatres with two tales of terror by H.P. Lovecraft, the American master of ‘the Weird tale.’

    Any magazine-cover hack can splash paint around and call it a ‘Witches’ Sabbath’ or ‘Portrait of the Devil.’ But only a real artist can make it scare you…

    In these two tales of terror by H. P. Lovecraft, an art critic and a philosopher get pushed to the very edge of sanity by the images and sounds they confront.

    Pickman’s Model introduces us to the uncannily brilliant work of Richard Upton Pickman – a genius shunned by the artistic establishment because of his sickening canvases. This story is paired with The Music of Eric Zann, an eerie, baffling tale that Lovecraft himself counted as a personal favourite.

    Robert Lloyd Parry has spent the last 13 years enacting The M R James Project, a series of one-man shows based on classic English ghost stories. Here he crosses the Atlantic to pay tribute to H.P. Lovecraft – M R James’s contemporary – a stranger, sadder man but one with an arguably even greater talent for bringing nightmares to life.

    • RUNNING TIME1hr 25mins (inc. interval)
    • AGE RECOMMENDATION12+
    • TICKETS£12
    • VENUE

    8pm

    Reviews
    • "Utterly mesmerising"

      The Washington Post on The M R James Project

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