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The Haunting of Susan A
New Writing

The Haunting of Susan A

If these walls could talk..

Are you ready to unravel the mystery of Susan A?

Join Kings Head Theatre’s Artistic Director Mark Ravenhill in his new play as he tells the stories of the living (and the dead) from the past 50 years.

Drawing on the traditions of the classic ghost story. The Haunting of Susan A explores the power of a haunted space and the power of true uncertainty as to what is and is not real…

After celebrating the King’s Head Theatre’s 50th year of being the first pub theatre in London, this compelling tale will unsettle and surprise. Warning: this is not for those who are easily frightened. 


"Ravenhill’s appealingly metatheatrical play squeezes every drop of atmosphere out of this dank basement space" - Time Out 

“Well worth putting an hour aside to see" - The Observer


Written and Performed by Mark Ravenhill

Performed by Suzanne Ahmet

Standby Andrew Hawkins

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 - 9th July


King's Head Theatre



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

"Ravenhill’s appealingly metatheatrical play squeezes every drop of atmosphere out of this dank basement space" - Time out 

"A mixture of ghoulish horror and atmospheric history, Mark Ravenhill’s play vibrates with fear and fury"The Guardian 

"The story telling is sublime" - West End Bestfriend 

"The audience patiently wait to be frightened and are not disappointed. People scream with fright" - London Pub Theatres 

"… [the show] teases out the tension … The Haunting of Susan A will certainly follow you home"Reviews Hub 

"Is it a spoiler to say that I jumped out of my seat on more than one occasion?"Theatre Vibe 



This production runs at approximately 1 hour with no interval
The Haunting of Susan A contains two moments of loud sound and frequent use of Sub Bass, as well as use of Haze and Flashing Lights. The production references themes of domestic violence.

The Humble Grape is partnering with the King's Head Theatre for a premium 3 course dinner and show package. Located on Theberton Street just a 2 minute walk from the Kings Head Theatre, you can enjoy a delicious three-course meal and a glass of bubbles before or after watching the enchanting new production of The Haunting of Susan A for just £30 per person.

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