10 Nov - 5 Jan 2020 Age guide: everyone 7+

A Unicorn Production

Oscar Wilde's The Canterville Ghost

Get into the spirit of Christmas...

  • Adapted by Anthony Weigh
  • Directed by Justin Audibert
Book tickets now 10 Nov - 5 Jan 2020
  • Weston Theatre in the Unicorn
    Under 18s: £12 - £22
    Adults: £16 - £28
    Offers: Multi-buys & Previews

  • 10 Nov 2019 Sun 13.00 AVAILABLE
  • 12 Nov 2019 Tue 13.00 AVAILABLE
  • 13 Nov 2019 Wed 10.30 LIMITED AVAILABILITY
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Age guide: everyone 7+
Duration: Approx 2 hrs (incl. interval)

Get into the spirit of Christmas...

This wonderfully witty, delightfully spooky retelling of Oscar Wilde’s 1887 comic novel is brought to life this Christmas with spine-tingling magic, spectacular illusions and ghoulish effects.

Mr and Mrs Otis and their boisterous children arrive from America to move into Canterville Chase – a rather old, rather creepy Gothic mansion. Of course, like all the best old mansions, the Chase comes with its own ghost – the rather tormented Sir Simon Canterville.

The spectral knight does his best to spook the trespassers from his ancestral home, but his ghostly machinations hold no fear for this rational modern family.

Sir Simon succumbs to utter despair until he meets young Virginia Otis, who sees him for who he really is…

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Suitable for School Years 3 - 11
£14 for fee-paying schools
£10 non-fee schools (plus offers from £7)
Free schools' resource pack online & to download
Free teacher CPD: Mon 14 Oct, 10am – 4pm
Enquire about booking a free post-show talk / Audio-Described performance
Got a question? Contact schools@unicorntheatre.com


Sat 7 Dec | Sat 14 Dec | Sat 21 Dec all at 3.15pm
For ages 7+ |  45 mins | £10 p/child (no adults allowed!)

Get on-stage straight after the show and explore the world of Oscar Wilde's The Canterville Ghost with one of our professional workshop leaders.

To book online, add tickets for the show to your basket on a matching date & add the workshop as a 'Suggested Extra'. To book the workshop on its own, please call the Box Office. This event is part of UpClub+.


Join us after the 7pm performance on Thu 28 Nov or Fri 13 Dec. No booking required.


This is a family show for everyone aged 7 and over

Tickets: under 18s £12 - £22 / adults £18 - £28 (termtime dates offer lowest prices, holiday weekends & 20-24 Dec at top price. Holiday dates 19 Dec - 5 Jan)

Prices subject to demand: ticket prices will incrementally increase on popular performances. Book early to get the best price.


Previews (10 - 20 Nov): £16 under 18s / adults

Multi-Buy Offer: save 15% by booking two or more different shows in our Aug '19 - Jul '20 season at the same time.

Offer applies automatically at checkout & is subject to availability. Excludes workshops/events & other offers. Where you have different numbers of tickets across shows, the discount may only apply to part of your booking.


Audio-Described performances offer an introduction & live commentary via a headset. Free 45-min Touch Tour beforehand which can be booked with access tickets.

Use Access User types when booking online. Book / find out more about Access at the Unicorn.

Audio Described Performance
Sunday 15 December 2019, 14.00
Touch tours
Sunday 15 December 2019, 14.00


Image by Peter Schiazza & Eureka!


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