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The Battersea Poltergeist

Mon 25 October 2021

The Battersea Poltergeist - Live!

James Seabright presents

The Battersea Poltergeist – Live!

The worldwide podcast hit, as heard on BBC Radio Four, explores the true story of Britain’s strangest haunting. And now it is coming live to a theatre near you!

Number one drama series across the world, The Battersea Poltergeist is a multi-million download, genre-busting phenomenon, mixing documentary and drama to tell the incredible and terrifying true story of the 1956 haunting of the Hitchings family in south London at the hands of a poltergeist they nicknamed Donald.

At this exclusive live event, you can meet the show’s creator, writer and journalist Danny Robins, and guest experts from the podcast. They’ll delve deeper into this paranormal cold case, bringing the investigation to life on stage, sharing exclusive footage of Shirley Hitchings and other witnesses, and revealing some stunning (and chilling) new evidence.

There will also be a Q&A so you can put your questions about the case and the making of the series to Danny and his team of experts! Are you #TeamSceptic or #TeamBeliever? Become part of the investigation that’s spurred millions of listeners worldwide to be supernatural sleuths.

Top 10 Podcast of 2021 – The Guardian

Duration: 90 mins with no interval

Additional information

Leading paranormal investigators Evelyn Hollow and Ciaran O’Keeffe confirmed for the live show!

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Leading paranormal investigators confirmed

Leading paranormal investigators Evelyn Hollow and Ciaran O’Keeffe, who were part of the crack team  on the global hit podcast ‘The Battersea Poltergeist’, are now confirmed to join the live stage show,

‘The Battersea Poltergeist – Live’. Evelyn Hollow, a Scottish writer and paranormal psychologist who holds a Master of Research degree in Paranormal Psychology and Ciaran O’Keeffe, a psychology professor who has appeared on TV’s ‘Most Haunted’ and ‘Jane Goldman Investigates’, will join writer and journalist Danny Robins, creator
of ‘The Battersea Poltergeist’ and writer of the smash-hit West End ‘2:22: A Ghost Story’ starring Lily Allen, at this exclusive live paranormal event of the year!

‘The Battersea Poltergeist – Live’ will delve deeper into this paranormal cold case, bringing the investigation to life on stage, sharing exclusive footage of Shirley Hitchings and other witnesses, and revealing stunning (and chilling) new evidence from brand new witnesses only just discovered and not featured in the podcast series. Could they hold the final clues to solving this supernatural mystery?”

‘The Battersea Poltergeist’ became a worldwide podcast hit through an eight-part series on BBC Radio Four, a multi-million download, genre-busting phenomenon, mixing documentary and drama to tell
the incredible and terrifying true story of the 1956 haunting of the Hitchings family at the hands of a poltergeist they nicknamed ‘Donald’.

Reviews

“Hugely entertaining… a fabulous telling.”

Miranda Sawyer, The Observer

“The real-life ghost story so gripping even sceptics are drawn in.”

Daily Mail

“Fabulously entertaining.”

The Independent

“Gripping and authentically unsettling.”

SFX Magazine

“Freaky, creepy, insanely addictive.”

Grazia