house of influenza

writer: ANDREW SHIRES
9 & 10 June
7:45pm
£15/£12
Sun/Mon only

Dracula can return to his crypt. Jaws can return to the water. The Babadook can Babado one. As the zombie apocalypse destroys our world, only THE HOUSE OF INFLUENZA will survive. 

With isolation and fear threatening to take over the Actor’s sanity, the only way out is to create the ‘most ridiculous horror story ever written’. Parodying the tropes of the horror genre, The House of Influenza: A Spooky Tale of Frighteningness follows one woman’s attempts to overcome fear with laughter, using her tale of five friends fighting for their lives on the summer holiday from hell to escape her own living nightmare.

A back and forth between a hilarious horror parody, and gripping story of survival, THE HOUSE OF INFLUENZA is a one-woman show that explores the freeing power of storytelling and shows that humour can be found in even the darkest places.

Box Office opens at 7.00pm for cash sales and collection of pre-booked tickets. The performance lasts 60 minutes without interval. No re-admittance once the performance has commenced.

LATECOMERS MAY NOT BE ADMITTED. PLEASE ARRIVE IN GOOD TIME FOR THE START TIME OF 7.45PM.

Over 18s only. Due to pub licensing laws no one under the age of 18 is permitted into the building after 7pm.

Refunds are not available. In extreme circumstances tickets purchased may be exchanged for another performance if adequate written notice is provided.

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booking:
telephone bookings:
0333 666 3366
(booking fees apply, fees for telephone sales will be higher)