The Haunting of Blaine Manor

Saturday 10 June 2023

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England, 1953.

Renowned American parapsychologist Doctor Roy Earle, famous for discrediting hauntings and exposing fake mediums, is invited to attend a seance in Blaine Manor, said to be the most haunted building in England.

However, Earle’s arrival awakes something horrific within the manor’s walls. As a raging storm closes them off from the outside world, Earle and his companions find that what is waiting within the manor is not nearly as horrific as what has entered with them.

In the spirit of M R James, England’s most accomplished ghost story writer (Casting the Runes, Whistle and I’ll Come To You My Lad, The Haunted Doll’s House) and with a nod to the classic black and white film classics of Columbia Pictures, Metro Goldwyn Mayor, Universal Pictures and 20th Century Fox. O’Byrne’s award winning production is a love letter to both the Golden Age of Hollywood and the Hammer Horror Era. An appreciation of the fabulous characters played by the likes of Vincent Price, Peter Cushing, Bette Davis, Peter Lorre and more.

It’s a thrilling haunted house chiller, the new The Woman in Black.

“For anyone who likes a good old fashioned ghost story, The Haunting of Blaine Manor is good fun.”
Jos Weale, Mancunian Matters

“The fright level is well pitched. Disturbing and unsettling without relying on the cheap trick of jump scares. There’s a great deal here to appreciate and enjoy. I loved the nods to horror tropes. The powerful sense of place. Even the lavish period set. I can recommend a visit to Blaine Manor.”
Richard Stamp, Fringe Guru