The Exorcist
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The Exorcist
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The Exorcist London Reviews and Tickets

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Profound, Edgy, Riveting, Intelligent, Great writing

About the Show

Stage adaptation based on William Peter Blatty's terrifying cult novel about exorcising demons.

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Edgy, Riveting, Profound, Intelligent, Great writing

See it if This show is thought provoking. Having never seen the film I can’t compare it to that which is probably a good thing. However very enjoyable

Don't see it if Anyone religious MAY struggle with show

Critic Reviews (9)

Time Out London
October 31st, 2017

[The Exorcist] is all very technically accomplished...But it feels haunted by the spectre of the braver production that might have been.
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London Theatre
November 1st, 2017

The result is a genuine crowd-pleaser that has the audience not just cheering but also shrieking.
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The Stage (UK)
November 1st, 2017

While the production delivers a couple of serviceable jump-scares, it fails to capture what made the original so visceral and, well, compelling.
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The Independent (UK)
November 1st, 2017

But this stage version of Blatty’s yarn insists, with unforgettable effectiveness, that the most destructive sin to which you can succumb is despair.
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The London Evening Standard
November 1st, 2017

Theatregoers will enjoy the chance to squirm and scream at this stage version of a horror classic.
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The Times (UK)
November 1st, 2017

It has its head-turning moments, but this feels like a Hallowe’en whodunnit with a bit of Catholic hocus pocus thrown in.
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What's On Stage (UK)
October 31st, 2017

But The Exorcist essentially feels flimsy, a piece created for the sake of Halloween, with the express intention of making everybody feel very uncomfortable.
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The Arts Desk
November 1st, 2017

Connoisseurs of matters demonic will surely feel better served by sticking to the cinematic realm.
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