Paul Foster, a.k.a. Foster the Mindreader, recently presented his Houdini-themed show Conjuring the Dead
at the Durham Fringe Festival
. I'm sorry I didn't learn about this until it was past, but I still wanted to give it a shout-out for the record.
Step back in time and experience the dark world of the theatrical seance. This extraordinary piece of theatre explores a little-known story which took place in Harrogate in 1921 when the creator of Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and escape artist, Houdini, took part in a séance.
During this hour-long show, renowned paranormalist, Forster, guides you on a journey through time. Part lecture, part performance; Forster shares his research, experiments, stories, objects, history, and spine-chilling demonstrations which will delight and challenge you.
Seems like Houdini plays are really making a comeback post Covid. If you have a Houdini play booked to appear, please let me know
. I'm always happy to help spread the word.
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