The Dark Room is the world's only live-action videogame.
Interactive and insane, this is impro comedy + retro gaming fused into a deranged rock n' roll game show.
No two shows are the same. No other show is the same. This is The Dark Room!
John Robertson is a high-octane cult leader with wild eyes and a thunderous voice. A stand-up, improviser and force of nature, he’s the creator of the hit live-action videogame show “The Dark Room” (4,000,000 hits on YouTube, over 500 performances all around the world), he faked a seizure on reality TV, wrote the Puffin kids book "The Little Town of Marrowville" and wants you to know he loves you, but he's still going to yell at you. You can see him in theatres, clubs, gaming festivals, nerd events and rock shows. Praise for John and The Dark Room: “NOT TO BE MISSED” – The Guardian. ‘The Dark Room is utterly unique, it’s hard to describe the magic and joyful surprises awaiting you within without utterly scaring you off.’ – The Skinny ‘You must see this show’ – British Comedy Guide ‘You have to see the Dark Room at least once in your life’ – The Scottish Sun ‘Great fun, nostalgic, but also a fresh angle for comedy’ – Den of Geek ‘Genuinely, irresistibly dangerous’ – The Stage "If you like your comedy interactive, you’ll be hard-pressed to find better than John Robertson” (ThreeWeeks), “His material is intelligent, edgy and smoothly-delivered” (The Age, Melbourne). “A cult is born” (Bruce Dessau). WINNER - Best Kids Show, Leicester Comedy Festival 2018 WINNER - ThreeWeeks Editors Choice EdFringe 2016 WINNER – ARGUS ANGEL, BRIGHTON FRINGE 2014.
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