Your chance to become a ghost walk tour guide

Cursed tree on Ghost Walks Norwich

Cursed tree on Ghost Walks Norwich - Credit: Archant

Do you have a passion for story-telling, history and paranormal activity? 

If so, then a new role has been made available in Norwich which could be right up your street. 

Norwich Ghost Walks is on the lookout for a charismatic tour guide to join the regular weekly walks to perform for crowds. 

Owner Basil Marples said the ideal candidate would have a certain amount of vocal projection, an interest in history and an eagerness to learn new material. 

The Man in Black's Norwich Ghost Walks.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

The Man in Black's Norwich Ghost Walks. Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

The guide would perform an hour-and-a-half show covering historical tales such as Robert Kett, tragic cases, villains and disease. 

Mr Marples said: "It's essentially part-time and once the material provided is learnt, they will have one show every week. 


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"Having a bit of sense of fun, and not being afraid of crowd would be useful. Someone who loves performance with an audience and show a bit of pizzazz is great. 

A Norwich Ghost Walk taking place on Elm Hill

A Norwich Ghost Walk taking place on Elm Hill - Credit: Submitted

"People can ask strange questions about Norwich or ghosts so it is not just about learning a script."

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Training will be provided for the role with those interested required to send in a resume, headshot, relevant information, and even a self-tape. 

The role, known as the 'Jack of Crows', has become available after the previous actor was summoned to Edinburgh.

The Jack of Crows and the Witch Doctor, are new members to the Norwich Ghost Walks team. Picture: Ja

The Jack of Crows and the Witch Doctor, are new members to the Norwich Ghost Walks team. Picture: Jamie Honeywood - Credit: Archant

Mr Marples said the role has already generated plenty of interest on social media.

It is hoped the Ghost Walks will be performed for crowds of up to 100 people when coronavirus restrictions fully eased, rather than the current limit of 30. 

The Norwich Ghost Walk is searching for a new tour guide

The Norwich Ghost Walk is searching for a new tour guide - Credit: Submitted

Those wishing to apply should send their information to info@ghostwalksnorwich.co.uk by Thursday, June 10.

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