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The Haunting of Susan A
New Writing

The Haunting of Susan A

If these walls could talk..

Drawing on the traditions of a classic ghost story, Kings Head Theatre’s artistic director Mark Ravenhill prepares to share the story of London’s oldest pub theatre. But there are other stories and other memories hidden in the space. Echoes of a trauma from the past are pushing to manifest on stage.

Engrained within the fabric of North London’s creative culture for over 50 years, The Haunting of Susan A is a site responsive piece that invites you to become a part of local history. Gather round, let us share our story…

One of the most produced playwrights of the 21st Century Mark Ravenhill shot to popularity with Shopping & F*cking (1996). Recent work includes The Cane starring Nicola Walker and his collaboration with David Walliams and Robbie Williams on the musical The Boy in The Dress. Now he tells the tale of the fabled theatre; the many lives that have passed through. 

Are you ready to unravel the mystery of Susan A?

Not for the easily frightened.


Written and Performed by Mark Ravenhill

Creative Suzanne Ahmet

Designer Simon Fraser

Associate Director Iman Qureshi

Lighting Designer Jo Underwood

Sound Designer Roly Botha

Production Manager Maddison Parker

Stage Manager for Rehearsals Jordan Littlewood

Stage Manager Summer Keeling 

Ticket Price

£10 - £28.50


1st June - 26th June


King's Head Theatre



Listed by Vogue as one of "the best Theatre shows to see right now"


This production runs at approximately 1 hour with no interval
This production contains moments of loud music and use of Sub Bass

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