"Bill was a brilliant storyteller who kept everyone motionless in their seats throughout the evening. Not sure when I last heard storytelling like this - a rare skill in the modern world."
Mary Carey South Lawn Barn Appleton
"Spectre's delivery had his audience transfixed... This was compelling entertainment."
Alice Caldock, St Clare's College Oxford
Bill’s atmospheric performance of spooky ghost stories recently thrilled an especially invited audience of parents and children alike. A masterly teller of tales to make your spine tingle!
The Headmaster, Cokethorpe School
Beware of what you wish for, it might come true...
For a truly ghostly evening, why not book Bill Ritchie, the actor who brought you Bill Spectre, for a candlelit performance of The Monkey's Paw by W W Jacobs, or The Judge's House by Bram Stoker - two of the most brilliant ghost stories ever written.
The stories have been performed in various locations including, The Town Hall and Old Courthouse Oxford, The Central Library Bristol, Burford House Hotel, Wyck Hill House Hotel, Kennet School Thatcham, Henry Box School, The Old Blanket Hall Witney and Cokethorpe School.
The Monkey's Paw lasts approximately 30 minutes, and The Judge's House 50 minutes.
Listen to Classic Ghost Stories on CD
Now also available on CD, listen to The Monkey's Paw and The Judge's House as read by Bill Ritchie; running time approx. 71 mins.
Just £5.95 (inc. UK P&P), buy online via PayPal:
or buy directly from Bill on the Ghost Tour for just £4.95. Email Bill for more details.
Bill trained as an actor at The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow. His varied stage career has taken him from Dundee Rep to The Young Vic in London, where he created the stage role of Skipper in The Brylcreem Boys by Peter Durrant.
TV work includes Paradise Postponed by John Mortimer, The Sea Green Man, Girls on Top (with Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders and Ruby Wax), and Noel Coward's Star Quality, with Ian Richardson, Amanda Donahoe and Pam Ferris.
Bill Ritchie is currently available for voice over work - could he be the voice for your project? Listen to a range of samples here.
For further details please email Bill.