Ian McKellen to voice the Demon in the West End premiere of ‘The Exorcist’

Ian McKellen will voice the Demon in the West End premiere of The Exorcist, which begins performances at at the Phoenix Theatre on 20th October, 2017.

The stage adaptation of William Peter Blatty’s iconic novel will be unleashed onto the London stage for the very first time in a uniquely theatrical experience directed by Sean Mathias and adapted by John Pielmeier.

As previously announced, Jenny Seagrove will play Chris MacNeil opposite Peter Bowles as Father Lankester Merrin, Adam Garcia as Father Damien Karras, Todd Boyce as Doctor Strong, Elliot Harper as Father Joe, Isla Lindsay as Sharon, Mitchell Mullen as Doctor Klein, Tristram Wymark as Burke and Clare Louise Connolly as Regan.

“Oh please, Mother, make it stop!”

When the medical profession fails to provide answers to young Regan’s strange symptoms her desperate mother Chris turns to a local priest for help. But before Father Damien can tackle what’s before him, he must overcome his own shaken beliefs, as this fight is for more than just one girl’s soul…

“I’m telling you that ‘thing’ upstairs isn’t my daughter…”

The Exorcist is designed by Olivier Award-winning Designer Anna Fleischle, with Lighting Design by Philip Gladwell, Composition and Sound Design by Adam Cork, Projection Design by Jon Driscoll & Gemma Carrington and Illusion Design is by Ben Hart. Associate Director is Alexander Lass.

PLEASE NOTE: The production contains material which may shock and offend. Recommended age guidance 18+.

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