NOËL Coward’s supernatural comedy sees novelist Charles Condomine inviting eccentric clairvoyant, Madame Arcati, to conduct a séance, in the hope of gathering material for his next book. Sadly the scheme backfires when she mistakenly contacts the ghost of his temperamental first wife, Elvira.
Blithe Spirit, York Theatre Royal, to May 31. 01904 623568, www.yorktheatreroyal. co.uk