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The Exorcist - production images released

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PRODUCTION images have been released from The Exorcist. To view them, click here.

Previously Posted: Ian McKellen will feature in the West End premiere of The Exorcist as the voice of the Demon.

Directed by Sean Mathias and adapted for the stage by John Pielmeier, The Exorcist will play a strictly limited run at the Phoenix Theatre from October 20, 2017 to March 10, 2018.

Multi award-winning Ian McKellen’s career on stage and on screen spans 55 years. For the Royal Shakespeare Company he has played Romeo, Macbeth, Iago and King Lear and at the National Theatre, he has appeared in productions of Coriolanus, Richard III, Uncle Vanya and The Seagull.

He gained his first Oscar nomination for Gods and Monsters and his second for Gandalf in the Lord of the Rings trilogy. His other credits include playing Magneto opposite Patrick Stewart’s Xavier in the X-Men movies, Richard III and most recently Mr Holmes. He is currently starring in King Lear in Chichester and was last seen on stage in London with Patrick Stewart in No Man’s Land.

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…

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. Read more

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NB: The Exorcist contains material which may shock and offend. Recommended age guidance is 18+.