The Battersea Poltergeist – Live!

The Battersea Poltergeist – Live!
The worldwide podcast hit, as heard on BBC Radio Four, explores the true story of Britain’s strangest haunting. And now it is coming live to Cheltenham Town Hall!

Number one drama series across the world, The Battersea Poltergeist is a multi-million download, genre-busting phenomenon, mixing documentary and drama to tell the incredible and terrifying true story of the 1956 haunting of the Hitchings family in south London at the hands of a poltergeist they nicknamed Donald.

At this exclusive live event, you can meet the show’s creator, writer and journalist Danny Robins, and guest experts from the podcast. They’ll delve deeper into this paranormal cold case, bringing the investigation to life on stage, sharing exclusive footage of Shirley Hitchings and other witnesses, and revealing some stunning (and chilling) new evidence.

There will also be a Q&A so you can put your questions about the case and the making of the series to Danny and his team of experts! Are you #TeamSceptic or #TeamBeliever? Become part of the investigation that’s spurred millions of listeners worldwide to become supernatural sleuths.

Top 10 Podcast of 2021 – The Guardian

“Hugely entertaining…a fabulous telling.” Miranda Sawyer, The Observer

“The real-life ghost story so gripping even sceptics are drawn in.” Daily Mail

“Fabulously entertaining.” The Independent

“Gripping and authentically unsettling.” SFX Magazine

“Freaky, creepy, insanely addictive.” Grazia

Please note there is a £2 ticket commission fee included in the price of the ticket.

Book Tickets

Friday 5th November 2021 - 7:30pm

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Friday 5th Nov 2021

Venue: Cheltenham Town Hall
Prices: £27.00
All Online Bookings are subject to a one-off transaction fee of £1.50

The worldwide podcast hit, as heard on BBC Radio Four, explores the true story of Britain’s strangest haunting. And now it is coming live to Cheltenham Town Hall.

The Venue

Rich in heritage and opulence, this Grade II listed jewel in the heart of cosmopolitan Cheltenham sets a dramatic, inspiring backdrop for any event.  Imagine the dances and music of years gone by, while enjoying popular live music, comedy, festivals and exhibitions. Visit us to dine or drink in our Garden Bar Orangery.

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