One Man Poe
  • London Fringe

What's scarier than a slice of gothic horror? Four slices, that's what... One Man Poe is a quadruple-bill of gothic horror stories from Edgar Allan Poe, performed back-to-back by one actor, live on stage. The four stories are The Tell-Tale Heart, The Pit and the Pendulum, The Black Cat and The Raven.These are not naff adaptations, however. Stephen Smith will memorise and perform Poe's original words (all 13'000 of them) as they were published in the 1800s - faithfully bringing his works to life as dramatic monologues. This show is our first in-person show since the start of the pandemic, and builds on the success of our digital theatre productions of 'The Tell-Tale Heart' and 'The Black Cat', which were both live-streamed during lockdown, received five-star reviews and were awarded OnComms from OffWestEnd.com.

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