UKTW - 25 years online
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The Ghost Train archiveArnold Ridley's classic drama was first produced in 1925 and filmed no less than three times. Better known as Private Godfrey in BBC's long-running Dad's Army, Ridley conceived the idea for this thriller horror on a deserted platform waiting for a train. The story begins when a young man accidentally strands six passengers at a small Cornish wayside station. Despite the stationmaster's weird stories of a ghost train, they decide to stay the night in the waiting room. Soon they regret this decision as a ghostly apparition terrorises the group. A detective hiding his true identity from the passengers soon discovers the real truth, but is it too late?
Performers Calum Finlay (Teddie Deakin), Amanda Hadingue (Julia Price/Saul Hodgkin), Sam Alexander (Richard Winthrop), Ayesha Antoine (Elsie Winthrop), Javier Marzan (Miss Bourne/Herbert Price), Will Merrick (Charles Murdock), Lena Kaur (Peggy Murdock), Femi Elufowoju Jr. (John Sterling), Joanna Holden (Miss Bourne's Parrott/Jackson).
Author Arnold Ridley. Corporate Sponsor Manchester Airport Group. Producer Royal Exchange Theatre. Company Told By An Idiot. Director Paul Hunter. Design Laura Hopkins. Lighting Paul Anderson. Sound Adrienne Quartly.

The Ghost Train

The Ghost Train (Play) production archive for QTIX code T621957599. Details of all The Ghost Train archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S3406

Archive Listings

14 May 15
20 Jun 15
Royal Exchange
Greater Manchester

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