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Nick Briggs in The Pit and the Pendulum!

We’ve just heard that voice of the Daleks (and any other Doctor Who monster you care to name) Nicholas Briggs is treading the boards later this year in a touring production of Edgar Allan Poe’s The Pit and the Pendulum!

A chilling theatrical experience with a mystery twist in the tale, The Pit and the Pendulum tells of William Trevelyan’s mission to rescue his young wife from the clutches of a wicked and lascivious Hellfire Club, where he little expects to find himself their captive, tortured by the nightmare of a living grave, the nameless dread of a fathomless pit… and the inevitability of the swinging pendulum with its razor-sharp blade!

Nick – who has of course also appeared on TV in person in Torchwood: Children of Earth – appears alongside Mark Homer (Tony Hills in EastEnders) in a production that has received some great reviews to date:

THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM: “utterly convincing … the larger than usual first night audience balanced precariously on the edge of their seats with rapt attention … hours later the adrenalin was still racing” (Derbyshire Times); “adapted and directed with nothing less than genius” (Wimbledon News).


… a feast of delicious Gothic horror

“so good, it’s scary” (Times)

The world’s most terrifying tale from the horror story to end all horror stories is touring theatres nationwide in Autumn 2011 – find out more at www.rumpustheatrecompany.co.uk/future.htm

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