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Prospect recommends: The Veil

By David Benedict  

The Veil National Theatre, 27th September-11th December, Tel: 020 7452 3000

Theatrical ghost stories tend to come in two categories. The first, like Susan Hill’s The Woman In Black, now in its 23rd year in the west end, delivers chills and thrills. The second, like The Weir and other Conor McPherson plays, uses the undead to explore the ache of living, with echoes of loss and fractured hope. In his beautifully spare, touching Shining…

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