Benedict Barber, The Master of the Macabre, makes terrifying stage debut

Master of the Macabre

Prepared to be terrified. The Vaults, at Waterloo in London, will play host this autumn to Master of the Macabre, a story of magic, horror and suspense.

Newly discovered magical talent Benedict Barber brings his his story to the stage in a script developed by Barber and Matthew Stradling.

Benedict Barber is a magician with a taste for the ghoulish and grisly.

In Master of the Macabre, he will take the audience on a dark autobiographical journey from his introduction to magic at the age of just five, through the trickery he employed at school to alarm his fellow pupils and terrorize his teachers, to a shocking experience as a young adult that has shaped his life both on and off the stage.

This fully immersive theatrical experience will bring you to the edge of your seat with fear. This is the show for you if you’re prepared to have your prejudices challenged, your assumptions questioned, your beliefs shaken and your nerves shredded.

Master of the Macabre is – quite simply – the most terrifying magic show you will ever see…

Warning – the show is only suitable for ages 15 and up.

Benedict Barber is one of Britain’s most exciting new talents, he has honed his particular brand of dark, twisted magic on the streets of London and Master of the Macabre will be his first stage show.

The show is directed by Tony Middleton, who is a magician and theatre director.

Master of the Macabre plays at The Vaults from October 7 until November 1.

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