The Story of William, Who Died

Certain Dark Things

9 Nov 10 Nov
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The Story of William, Who Died

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In 19th-century London an aspiring artist is trying to survive in a city thriving from an industrial revolution.

Haunted by illness, his only escape is through the worlds he creates in his art. But within the lingering smog, he finds himself consumed by darkness.

With poetic language, fast-paced physical theatre, live music and mask, award-winning theatre company Certain Dark Things brings William’s story to life.


Duration: 1h 30m
Age guidance: 12+
Show info: flashing lights, adult themes

"retained its magic right until the very end"

Broadway Baby on Melancholy

"Enchanting and imaginative"

The Stage on Melancholy

"A delightful and complete show"

Arts Award Voice

"Haunting and dark with comedy slipped in at every opportunity"

A Younger Theatre on The Girl Who Cannot Die

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