The stars of The Exorcist, Jenny Seagrove and Clare Louise Connolly, dropped into the cafe to have a chat with Nicky Sweetland.
“I’m telling you that ‘thing’ upstairs isn’t my daughter…”
Winner of two Academy Awards, and widely considered the scariest movie of all time, the film adaptation of The Exorcist sparked unprecedented worldwide controversy when it was released in cinemas in 1973. Forty-five years after William Peter Blatty’s best-selling novel terrified an entire generation, The Exorcist is unleashed onto the West End stage for the very first time in a uniquely theatrical experience directed by award-winning film and theatre Director Sean Mathias (Bent, No Man’s Land).
“Oh please, Mother, make it stop! It’s hurting.”
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…
Watch our chat with Jenny Seagrove and Clare Louise Connolly here:
The Exorcist is running at the Phoenix Theatre until 10 March