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Halloween theatre in London

Get the chills with some seriously spooky Halloween theatre

© The Woman in Black
Seeking a bigger scare than you'll get from the local sugar-swindling kids? Spend your Halloween at one of these terrifying London theatre shows instead. 
RECOMMENDED: The full Halloween in London guide

The best Halloween shows in London

The Woman in Black


It's been over 20 years since this skillful adaptation of Susan Hill's 1983 Gothic horror story first started setting West End audience a-shiver.

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Fortune Theatre , Covent Garden Tuesday September 27 2016 - Saturday September 23 2017

Dinner at the Twits

Roald Dahl was a master of creating fantastically grotesque, squirm-inducingly foul stories. And 'The Twits' has a solid claim to being the nastiest of all - the book's monstrous couple dine out on bird pie, beard pickings and worm spaghetti. All things considered, it doesn't sound like ideal fodder for a pricey immersive dining experience. But hi-tech jelly makers and experimental chefs Bompas & Parr are teaming up with interactive theatre specialists Les Enfants Terribles to create what they're calling 'the worst dinner party in the world'.

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The Vaults , Waterloo Tuesday September 27 2016 - Sunday October 30 2016

The House Of Usher

As part of the Hope Theatre's pitch-black gothic season, 'The House of Usher' is a new musical that's inspired by Edgar Allan Poe. Its creators Luke Adamson and Dan Bottomley have penned a thriller that tells the story of the Ushers, a noble family plagued by a terrifying curse.

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Hope Theatre , Barnsbury Tuesday October 18 2016 - Saturday November 5 2016

Start planning a Christmas theatre trip

Pantomimes in London

Indulge in the ultimate Christmas guilty pleasure with our guide to pantomimes in London.

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By: Andrzej Lukowski