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Ghost Stories

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 Tomb of Sarah by F G Loring – two of the most brilliant ghost stories ever written.

Bill has performed stories  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 Tomb of Sarah 30 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 is 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. Contact Bill for more details.


"We have been wanting to do Bills ghost walk for some time and it didn’t disappoint. A really fun night, not too long or too short. I loved the trails and magic tricks. You will enjoy yourself! Bill is entertaining and we really warmed to him."

– Nicky Oxford, United Kingdom

"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

"What a great evening! Would highly recommend. Very entertaining and a great showman. Loved it very much."

– Clare Mills Leicestershire, United Kingdom

"Spectre's delivery had his audience transfixed... This was compelling entertainment."

– Alice Caldock, St Clare's College Oxford

"A very entertaining walk through Oxford with Bill! It is a pleasure to listen to Bill‘s stories about the city. It is not spooky at all!"

– Friederike, Gelsenkirchen

"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
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