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Nightmare Magic

Nightmare Magic

A ghost story told using magic.

Following a sold-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Bedford Fringe Festival & London Horror Festival, writer, actor & magician David Alnwick presents Nightmare Magic: a ghost story told using magic.

A demonstration of ritual black magic descends into a living nightmare.


"The magic blends seamlessly into the plot of the show... pushing the boundaries of magic as a genre" ★★★★★ World Magic Review

"Alnwick doesn’t use magic as a trick, but as a tool to tell a story" ★★★★★ Manc Muse

"Really well done... thoroughly enjoyed it... Really impressive work" 
Andy Nyman (Director of Derren Brown's stage shows and writer of West-End hit Ghost Stories)

"Both the magic & the acting were on top form, & I was completely mesmerised throughout the entire performance" London Horror Festival

"Carefully crafted with haunting scene-setting & eerie events unfolding. Alnwick is a talented narrator & speaks confidently to the audience, always in control of proceedings... atmospheric storytelling & exciting magic" The Wee Review



Writer & Performer | David Alnwick
Creative Producer | Charlotte Alnwick
Executive Producer | David Kirkbride

Ticket Price

£18 - £22.50


3 December


King's Head Theatre



Duration | Approx. 80 minutes without an interval. 

Content Warning | Themes of supernatural horror.

Latecomers may be admitted up to 10 minutes after the show opens - no latecomers will be admitted after the 10 minute mark. 


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