Janie Dee has had to withdraw from the production of The Haunting of Alice Bowles for personal reasons, but the producers, Original Theatre Company, are delighted to be able to announce that Tamzin Outhwaite will now be playing the titular character in this new supernatural thriller by Philip Franks, adapted for the first time from the M.R. James chilling short ghost story, The Experiment.
Tamzin Outhwaite, who will star as Alice, is probably best known for her regular TV roles in EastEnders, New Tricks, Hotel Babylon and Red Cap. Her theatre credits include Stepping Out (Theatre Royal Bath & Tour), How The Other Half Loves (West End), Di & Viv & Rose (West End & Hampstead), Sweet Charity (Menier Chocolate Factory & West End), Boeing Boeing (West End), Breathing Corpses (Royal Court), Oliver! (West End), Grease (West End), Carousel (National Theatre) and Radio Times (West End).
Original Theatre Company has already produced the critically acclaimed lockdown productions of Sebastian Faulks’s Birdsong Online, Louise Coulthard’s Watching Rosie and the new commission by Torben Betts, Apollo 13: The Dark Side of The Moon. The Haunting of Alice Bowles is the company’s fourth original online production since theatres were closed by the Government in March this year. It will be available to watch from 7.30pm on 17 December 2020 until 28 February 2021.