The Scare Slam is back for its 4th consecutive year. We’ll be haunting the Old Red Lion Theatre as part of the London Horror Festival, Friday 12th October, 9.30pm.
Tickets will be on sale, and applications opened, sooOoOoOn *ghost arms*!
Check out past Scare Slams (pics, reviews, recordings) here.
Blackshaw’s Scare Slam – at the London Horror Festival
A night of chilling storytelling, produced by Blackshaw Theatre Company
Lovers of scary stories, unite. Adding the fear factor to increasingly popular spoken word nights, storytellers from across the Horrorfest and beyond will share their worst (or should that be best?) nightmares at Blackshaw’s fourth annual Scare Slam.
Prepare yourself for a night of chilling tales from both sides of the line of veracity.
“ranging from peculiar to haunting, with some humour thrown in for good measure” – The Spy in the Stalls
“enjoyable, scary and memorable” – London Pub Theatres
“I was totally engrossed by it. A winning horror story that I wanted to end… for all the right reasons!” – Scare Tour UK
Listen to the Q&A session from the end of our WAF writing workshop (featuring Blackshaw’s Director, Ellie Pitkin, Blackshaw’s Project Manager, Vikki Weston, and writers; M. J. Starling, Chris Buxey and Kat Roberts.
Strat & Alex Do Art: this time they try their hand(s) at haiku
We announce that ‘The Final Adventure of Frankie Fightwell’ will be played in full in the next episode (released 20th June).
Pop this in your earholes – the fantastic Chris Buxey, Kat Roberts, and M. J. Starling discuss writing – the discipline of writing, how to write ‘real’ dialogue, and more!
He wrote ‘The Final Adventure of Frankie Fightwell’, which is our next show for Wandsworth Fringe at the Putney Arts Theatre! Find out more about Chris on his website and our blog – http://blackshawonline.com/blog/announcement-the-final-adventure-of-frankie-fightwell-cast-and-creatives/
She wrote ‘Staying Alive’, our 2014 Showcase Award Winner, which went on to have a run at the Pleasance Theatre with Blackshaw, AND was published by Nick Hern books! Kat is now developing a new play, and writing scripts for TV. Find out more about ‘Staying Alive’ on our blog – http://blackshawonline.com/blog/category/theatre/staying-alive/