Caroline Sabin presents Mysterious Maud’s Chambers of Fantastical Truth

Wednesday 24 October - Wednesday 31 October

at Insole Court


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Caroline Sabin presents Mysterious Maud’s Chambers of Fantastical Truth

Mysterious Maud knows a fantastical truth – a truth so terrifying it has driven her mad.

Mad I tell you.

Is this new knowledge the doorway to a dream or a nightmare?

That, best beloved, is entirely up to you.

Caroline Sabin (maker of A Curious Zoo and Blood on the Snow) is back for Halloween – this time hosted by Insole Court, an extraordinary gothic mansion in the heart of Cardiff. Rich and atmospheric, this charismatic building will play host to a sophisticated haunted house experience where the cast consists of some of the most exciting multi-skilled performers currently working in Wales and beyond.

At the chilling heart of this show is the fantastical truth of the title – that our sensed experience of reality is completely fluid, relative and contextual at best. Observe Maud's diabolical experiments in perception and shiver as reality slides through your fingers.

As you wander freely through the eerie corridors, tower and staterooms you will encounter mad scientist Mysterious Maud (Lara Ward), her faithful sidekick Igor (Rowan Talbot), the Psychiatrist (Gerald Tyler), Frankenstein's Butler (Jon Gower), the Groundskeeper (Kim Noble), her Dog (Hugh Stanier), the ghost of Juliet Capulet (Maddy Smedley) and the fortune telling Aunt (Caroline Sabin). Like a cross between live art and Gothic Horror - it's going to be a scream...


+ BSL Interpretation by Julie Doyle on 30.10 (both shows)

Duration 90 mins approx

Age 12+

If you would still like to see the show we are now offering folk the chance to see our dress rehearsal on Tuesday 23rd at 6pm at a reduced rate of £5 per ticket. The show is in very good shape and should run smoothly, but please be aware that there will be discreet filming and photography for registration purposes.

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