More details about my play Magic Circle are posted on the Brother Wolf Theatre site. Watch this space for further announcements.
“Circa 1970 – the Dawn of the Age of Ophiuchus, as faddish mysticism becomes something more dangerous. In a room in Calme Manor, blooded by an appalling ritual, a protective chalk circle has been drawn. Inside the circle sits Professor Harry Cutley, trendy academic and occultist, seemingly intent on undoing a dangerous spell cast by a former pupil. Outside the intangible barrier stands Inspector Nicholas Gammell, Nicker of the Yard, a rational detective with an unsolved case on his books and a suspect in his sights. Tonight, both men will seek answers to mysteries vast and colossal…
This sinister two-handed mystery play is the first full-length dramatic work for the theatre by Kim Newman, author of the ‘Anno Dracula’ novels, ‘Angels of Music’, ‘An English Ghost Story’, ‘Professor Moriarty: The Hound of the d’Urbervilles’, ‘Secrets of Drearcliff Grange School’ and ‘Nightmare Movies’.”
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