A SPINE-TINGLING live production of The Exorcist is coming to Glasgow later this year.

Based on the best-selling novel by William Peter Blatty, West End producer Bill Kenwright’s production will run at the Theatre Royal from Tuesday, September 17 until Saturday, September 21.

William Friedkin’s 1973 Academy Award-winning film adaption of The Exorcist, thrilled audiences across the globe and gained a huge cult following.

Now, 45 years after its release, movie and theatre fans alike can experience a visually astounding, intelligent and haunting theatrical experience.

Telling the tale of when the medical profession fails to provide answers to young Regan’s strange symptoms, her desperate mother Chris turns to a local priest for help.

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But before Father Damien can tackle what’s before him, he must overcome his own shaken beliefs, as this fight is for more than just one girl’s soul.

Inspired by true events, this devilishly thrilling tale has been adapted for stage by John Pielmeier and will be directed by Sean Mathias (Waiting for Godot, No Man’s Land).

It will also feature the voice of Sir Ian McKellen as the Demon, which possesses young Regan.

The UK tour follows a successful run in London’s West End. Other Scottish stops on the tour include Edinburgh, Inverness and Aberdeen.

Star casting for the production will be announced soon. For information about tickets visit atgtickets.com/shows/the-exorcist/theatre-royal-glasgow/.