thebestcellar@gmail.com    07867 942 490 Please call us on 07867 942 490 or email us at thebestcellar@gmail.com for details Our rates are competitive and affordable, providing value for money with high end entertainment value Upon contractual agreement, we will provide all safety and appropriate insurance as standard practice Contracts and Fees ©’Don’t Go Into The Cellar!’   2017   All rights reserved Don't Go Into The Cellar! perform at venues across the United Kingdom, from theatres to manor houses and festivals. Our shows offer an original take on traditional Victorian and Edwardian literature - perfect for people seeking good, old-fashioned theatrical entertainment! ‘Ghost Stories for Christmas’ In the macabre tradition of the BBC's classic 1970s programme, Ghost Stories for Christmas is a theatre show featuring new adaptations of classic spine-chillers. An evening of vengeful revenants, restless spirits and malevolent ghouls is guaranteed for those brave enough to join us! Ideal if your glass of abinsthe involves a spot of Yuletide  Ghoulishness. Bookings now being taken for 2016! ‘The Singular Exploits of Sherlock Holmes’ The greatest fictional sleuth of all time springs back to life in these stirring adaptations of the Conan Doyle classics. A high-energy one-man show, featuring a plethora of dashing heroes, villainous rogues and vintage thrills! ‘Dracula’s Ghost’ This spine-tingling original theatrical show tracks the vampire king from his destruction at the hands of Van Helsing, through his many incarnations down the centuries. His sole confidante is the grieving widow of Bram Stoker, whose past and future selves are inextricably linked to the Count.  ‘Whitechapel Freaks’ The year is 1888, and London is in terror at the murder spree being committed by Saucy Jack! Why not seek respite from the horrors of Whitechapel by spending the evening inside Tabram's Music Hall? Fairy Fay guarantees a ripping time will be shared by one and all... A macabre cabaret of Victorian songs, weird skits and disturbing vignettes wherein you will meet a miscellany of suspects in unfamiliar guises. But which one is the Ripper? ‘Tea with Oscar Wilde’ Ladies, Gentlemen, Etc... You are all cordially invited to the 1890’s wittiest “Chit-Chat” show where a gay time is guaranteed! You’ll be ‘Wilde’ about who he has on his chaise... Space and technical requirements We are able to provide full technical equipment for our shows, all of which is PAT tested as standard practice. For venues with in-house sound and lighting systems, we provide our own technician who will operate the venues equipment during performance and liase with your technical staff. We are able to fit our shows in most spaces, but for specific requirements please CONTACT US ‘Murder by Gaslight’ A ghoulish audience with two of the most infamous poisoners in British history - William Palmer and Harvey Crippen. We invite you to encounter these murderous men of medicine as the diabolical doctors regale you with their case histories, and invite you to judge for yourselves whether they were in fact, guilty as charged! ‘Frankenstein 1899’ The nineteenth century is drawing to an end, and a brave new world is set to dawn. But the new age of enlightenment and reason will soon be challenged, and scientific fact cast asunder, when the charismatic preacher, Frankenstein, shocks Britons to the core with his claims. For the Reverend can communicate with the dead, and those sceptics intolerant of his beliefs will soon pay for their blasphemy. Enjoy comedy and chills in two original adaptations, written especially for children and young families. These one-person shows, featuring much audience participation, are guaranteed to raise more than just a ghost of a smile! Bookings now being taken. ‘The Canterville Ghost’ Be prepared for chills and chuckles with this original stage adaptation of Oscar Wilde's classic tale! Spooky goings-on and eerie incidents are terrifying the new inhabitants of Canterville Chase. Will the ghost of Sir Simon drive them away, or can the mischievous spirit finally be laid to rest? ‘Morbid Curiosities’ Be chilled by the Queens of Victorian horror fiction with our theatrical portmanteau of vintage blood-curdlers! This original stage thriller features all-new adaptations of “The Yellow Wallpaper”, “The Old Nurse's Story” and “John Charrington's Wedding”. Allow the ghouls of the nineteenth-century to crawl from their crypts, as we show how the female of the species can be even deadlier than the male... ‘Penny Dreadful! Or, Mrs Lovett's Revenge!’There are chills and chuckles in abundance with this original one-woman show featuring Sweeney Todd's partner in crime, Mrs Lovett! Be appalled by a plethora of other grotesque characters from the cheap and grisly pages of the Victorian era's penny dreadful papers, in a theatrical comedy suitable for children and the young at heart. Go on - have a close shave with Mrs Lovett... She'd love to have you for dinner...   Old Haunts’: An Audience with M. R. James Following the success of Warnings to the Curious, we present ‘Old Haunts’. An original one-man show based on those vintage spine-tinglers, "Casting the Runes" and "Oh, Whistle, and I'll Come to You, My Lad".  An atmospheric and unsettling adaptation of two timeless tales of terror! ‘Terror on the Tracks’ Journey back to the days of steam, where untold menace could be found lurking in the tunnels, set to leap out of the darkness to ensnare the unwary! An original stage adaptation of Charles Dickens' "The Signal-Man" and other tales of menace and melodrama are the bill of fare on offer to those brave enough to join us. ‘A Pandemonium of Poe’ Be chilled by an evening's eerie entertainment, with this original theatrical anthology of a selection of Poe's finest feats of fear-filled fiction! Be led by the sinister Dr Trevellyan as he leads you into the deepest recesses of the human psyche. Along the way you will encounter such stark terror as may shatter the senses! But will you emerge from the shadows alive... ? ‘Library of Screams’ Classic spine-tinglers from the Golden Age of Horror are given a new lease of blood in this original stage chiller. Join the mysterious librarian, Nathaniel Caldicott as he shares several curious tales of the macabre and the mysterious including "The Beast with Five Fingers" and "The Room in the Tower"!