Is there a ghost?! – level 3

08-08-2014 15:00

Just another night at the theatre, or is there something spooky going on here? Look again.

This bone-chilling CCTV was captured at the Brookside Theatre in Romford, Essex and shows a chair appearing to move on its own.

Could this be evidence of ghosts? Middle class theatre-loving ghosts, but ghosts? To make things weirder, this potentially supernatural event happened after a psychic medium had been on stage earlier in the night. Maybe he summoned some spirits and forgot to put them back.

The theatre’s manager Jai Sepple said that a lot of weird things had happened in the building over the years – we assume he’s talking about pantomimes which are always bizarre – but he did add that this is easily the freakiest thing he’s seen.

Difficult words: spooky (frightening and ghostly), bone-chilling (scary), CCTV (security camera video), Middle class theatre-loving (people who are have some money and enjoy theatre), supernatural (not normal), psychic medium (person who says that they can communicate with dead people), summon (order someone to be present), pantomime (play for children which is played around Christmas or a play during which nobody speaks), freakiest (scariest).



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