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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
Tickets: £10 / £8 concs / £5 EHU Students
Free for EHU Students with Arts Centre Membership
Free for schools and colleges
John Robertson / 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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The Arts Centre at Edge Hill University
- Edge Hill University
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