thebestcellar@gmail.com    07867 942 490 ©’Don’t Go Into The Cellar!’   2019   All rights reserved ‘Morbid Curiosities Queens of Victorian Horror 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... “Twisted Jackanory... Designed to scare!” ‘The Witching Hour’ Montague Rhodes James returns with another selection of unsettling tales of antiquarian terror! Brave the horrors lying in wait within "An Episode of Cathedral History"! Witness the spectral malevolent seeking revenge in "A Warning to the Curious"! One-man show and follow-up to our successful touring production of  "Old Haunts". Presenting the final installment of our M R James triology, ‘The Witching Hour’ sees the author in his later years. Dramatic story-telling combined with lighting and sound effects deliver a fitting conclusion to our unique take on the works of the twentieth century’s finest ‘Ghost Writer!’ ‘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 guided 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... ? Classic tales from Gothic horror’s most famous author. Presented as a one-man show, the  audience is invited to a symposium on obsession. A claustrophobic atmosphere prevails in  a  production which features a delightful ‘twist in the tale’! PERFORMANCE DATES ‘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! Featuring the great detective recounting highlights of his crime-busting career. The show also includes autobiographical snippets detailing his life and times, the adversries he has faced and myseries he has solved. The performance is  an affectionate one-man homage to the world’s greatest detective that includes quick costume changes and wry humour. “... a real crowd pleaser and a must-see for any fans of Holmes, Victoriana and adventure.” Read a review of the show ‘Tea with Oscar Wilde’ Ladies, Gentlemen, Etc... You are all cordially invited to the 1880’s wittiest “Chit-Chat” show where a gay time is guaranteed! You’ll be ‘Wilde’ about who he has on his chaise... “This is much more than a show; it is really a theatre experience, being both immersive and interactive...” Read a review of the show ‘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. ‘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? “Spirited fun for all the Family” ‘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! “An entertaining evening where, despite the grim subject matter, humour is never far from the surface.” Read a review of the show ‘Stuff and Nonsense’ Enjoy an audience with Mr Edward Lear, King of the Nonsense Rhyme and Loopy Limerick! Allow him to entertain you with tall tales concerning his life and times, the people, flora and fauna he encountered along the way, and his own inimitable philosophy of life. Oh, and a certain owl and a particular pussycat are both guaranteed! Aimed at introducing modern audiences to the wonderful word-play of Edward Lear, this  one-man show combines his much loved works with fascinating insights into one of  classic literatures greatest creative minds. Music and multi-role play (and maybe a lttle  audience participation!) makes this a charming addition to our new programme.