When Darkness Falls
Park Theatre, London N4
Ghosts are back. With Lily Allen starring in a West End spinetingler and Jennifer Saunders set to reprise her Madame Arcati, here is another spooky show to defy the dictatorship of reason. For years we have had Darwin and Dawkins thrust down our gullets by the BBC. Then came the post-Brexit revenge of the rationalists with scientists running rampant during Covid. Spiritualism was probably due a revival.
When Darkness Falls is a tight 90 minutes of eerie sound effects, lighting blackouts and spectral bumps as a mysterious stranger relates five ghost stories set in Guernsey. He tells us that the Channel Islands are an ancient part of the world. Things happen there… Well,