What happens when a married couple are haunted by an ex-wife from beyond the grave? Starring Jennifer Saunders, Theatre Royal Bath’s hilarious production of Noel Coward’s comic play Blithe Spirit is now hitting the West End. You can find the best Blithe Spirit tickets right here at TickX.
Written by Noel Coward in 1941, Blithe Spirit concerns novelist Charles Condomine and his second wife Ruth. The pair find themselves haunted by a ghost from the past when Charles invites eccentric medium Madame Arcati over for a séance. Arcati ends up conjuring up the ghost of Charles’s first wife, Elvira. The problem is that only he can see her and she is determined to ruin his current marriage…
Blithe Spirit was first performed at the Manchester Opera House in 1941 before it premiered on the West End at the Piccadilly Theatre. It soon became the longest running play on the West End until The Mousetrap. Blithe Spirit is indisputably one of Coward’s comic masterpieces. It has enjoyed adaptations to film, TV, radio and even into a musical. All this means that Blithe Spirit tickets are at a premium!
The latest revival of Blithe Spirit opened in Theatre Royal Bath’s 2019 summer season. Directed by Sir Richard Eyre and starring Saunders (French and Saunders, Absolutely Fabulous) as Madame Arcati, it entertained critics and audiences alike. Saunders continues in her role as Arcati. Meanwhile, Lisa Dillon, Geoffrey Streatfeild and Rose Wardlaw all reprise their roles from the Theatre Royal Bath production.
Full of high-spirited hijinks, Blithe Spirit is a haunting comedy that you can’t miss. Blithe Spirit is heading to the Theatre Royal Brighton for six weeks before hitting the Duke of York's Theatre. Don’t miss this revival of this 20th century classic. You can check out all upcoming performances of Blithe Spirit and find the best tickets right here at TickX.