Barn Theatre Club presents

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The Innocents

Based on The Turn of the Screw by Henry James | by William Archibald
Directed by Jan Palmer Sayer
Assistant Director Sarah Gennoe
13th – 21st November 2015

A fireside ghost story for a chill winter’s night...

The Innocents

1860. A young woman becomes governess of two orphans. Removed from the world in an idyll of apparent purity, things darken as she perceives, or perhaps merely imagines, that the children’s last governess and her Heathcliff-esque lover have returned from the dead to possess the children. And then a darker fear comes into her mind: what if the children are complicit in their corruption? What if they comprehend the presence of these beckoning ghosts, and welcome them? What do the children know?

“In a lifetime of play-going, I do not recall a single play
which held me as spellbound.
New York Journal-American


Tickets are now available for just £12. Buy online or from the Box Office.

Meal deal

Take advantage of our £25 meal deal with Terranova Italian Restaurant in Stanborough Park which includes a 2-course, pre-show meal from the set menu with a glass of wine and a ticket for the show. Download the menu

Not available Sundays and Mondays.

Part of the Barn’s 2015-2016 Season.


Directed by
Jan Palmer Sayer
Assistant Director
Sarah Gennoe


Set Design
Lighting Design
Lighting Operator
Sound Design
Stage Manager
Assistant Stage Manager
Rehearsal Prompt
Production Manager

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