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Portsmouth Harbour. 1889. When an Egyptian sarcophagus arrives by sea,

a deadly force is unleashed across the streets of Victorian England.


An American adventurer (Irene Hunter), a touring theatre manager (Bram Stoker), and a local physician (Arthur Conan Doyle) seek to tame the beast. But as they gather for a great experiment; will they contain the spirit that means them harm or will the course of human history be changed forever.

Based on real life events of 1889, and Portsmouth Harbour as a place of literary inspiration, A Summons in the Night is a brand new and immersive gothic thriller, featuring live music, up-close thrills, and entertainment

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Watch a trailer for A Summons in the Night

Public Performance Dates

Saturday 21 September 2024, 8pm - The Dockyard Club, Southsea, Portsmouth
Thursday 26 September 2024, 8pm - Alverstoke Parish Centre, Gosport
Friday 27 September 2024, 8pm - St. Michaels & All Angels Church, Paulsgrove, Portsmouth
Thursday 3 October 2024, 8pm - St. Luke's Church, Central Portsmouth
Friday 11 October 2024, 8pm - Park Community Theatre, Havant
Saturday 12 October 2024, 8pm - Christ Church Portsdown, Cosham, Portsmouth
Thursday 17 October 2024, 8pm - St. Faith's Church, Leesland, Gosport
Friday 18 October 2024, 8pm - Buckland Community Centre, Portsmouth
Wednesday 23 October 2024, 8pm - Staggeringly Good Brewery, Milton
Thursday 7 November 2024, 8pm - D-Day Memorial Hall, Southwick, Fareham
Friday 8 November 2024, 8pm - The Dockyard Club, Southsea, Portsmouth
Friday 15 November 2024, 8pm - Thorngate Theatre, Gosport
Saturday 16 November 2024, 3pm* - Bedhampton Community Centre, Havant
Saturday 16 November 2024, 7.30pm - Bedhampton Community Centre, Havant

* Captioned performance

Cast and Creatives

Vin Adams
Janet Ayers
Nathalie Gunn
Poppy Lowles
Matthew Parsons
Scott Ramsay

Bram Stoker
Janey Aster & Music
Ellen Terry & Stage Manager
Irene Hunter & Comms
Samson Pratt & AV
Conan Doyle, Writer & Director


Supported by

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