The Dark Room

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You awake to find yourself in a dark room! You, the audience, are trapped in an interactive, retro gaming nightmare; choose an option, find the way out, and escape The Dark Room! If you succeed, you’ll take home £1000… but if you fail YOU WILL DIE! For you are not alone in The Dark Room; the merciless overlord of improv, John Robertson, is here to guide you through an hour of expertly crafted chaos and anarchy. And in the end, eeeeeverybody plays!

A) Find the Light Switch?
B) Go North?
C) Abandon Hope?

‘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

Featuring

John Robertson

John Robertson appearing at this event

John Robertson is a high-octane cult leader with wild eyes and a thunderous voice. A stand-up, columnist and force of nature, he’s the creator of the YouTube and Fringe Festival hit “The Dark Room” (4,000,000 hits, over 300 performances all around the world), he faked a seizure on reality TV, presents Videogame Nation on Challenge, has crowd-surfed on people who didn’t deserve it, told dirty jokes to cast members from Harry Potter and done it all off the top of his head. “NOT TO BE MISSED” – The Guardian. "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 – ARGUS ANGEL, BRIGHTON FRINGE 2014.

See 10 tour dates featuring John Robertson

The Arts Centre at Edge Hill University

  • Edge Hill University
  • St. Helens Road
  • Ormskirk
  • L39 4QP
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edgehill.ac.uk/artscentre
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