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Writer : Leon Garfield (adapted by Lee Simpson and Phelim McDermont)

Toured Spring 2005
The bargain of a lifetime – seven years off the end of his life in exchange for a fortune now! When Mr Fast, the mean-spirited clerk, signs up for the riches of the world how could he possibly imagine the little spectre that will come to haunt him.
This extraordinary adaptation by the directors of Improbable Theatre uses puppets, multi-media and stunning new music to conjure up Leon Garfield’s unforgettable ghost story – not to be missed!

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