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The Drowned Man: A Hollywood Fable

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Interactive Theatre

My first and probably not last experience of interactive theatre. The attention to detail was... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2015
London, United Kingdom
All alone and sober at Punchdrunk’s The Drowned Man

You see, as an audience member to most sorts of theatrical shows, you are usually able to purchase... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2014
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

This is old this review, as we went a while ago, but it truly is terrific. It's best, in my opinion, to know little about it, but when you are there, get totally immersed and involved. The production design and art direction and sets and...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

I went to this with a group of friends from university and it was the best thing I had ever watched!! I love immersive theatre but this was on a different level. It was fascinating. And you could watch a different part each time you...More

Date of experience: December 2014
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Reviewed August 11, 2015

My first and probably not last experience of interactive theatre. The attention to detail was excellent. A fun evening out.

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed September 23, 2014

Best thing I have done in London. Never quite experience any type of theatre quite like this. Go with an open mind, loose your friends and be immersed!

Date of experience: April 2014
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Reviewed September 14, 2014

By far the most engaging theatre form, interactive theatre is an outstanding piece of art work. As long as you're not expecting an obvious chronological storyline, I don't think you can be disappointed by this. As we have been to a few interactive theatre productions,...More

Date of experience: October 2013
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Reviewed September 13, 2014

Disorientating, arousing, exhilarating, intriguing, labyrinthine, vast, exciting, in-your-face and just great. If you don't like being out of your comfort zone, this may not be for you, but if you do, it's hits the spot like nothing else.

Date of experience: October 2013
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Reviewed August 26, 2014

You see, as an audience member to most sorts of theatrical shows, you are usually able to purchase seats somewhere fluffy in your comfort zone. A ticket to The Drowned Man however, entitles you to no seat whatsoever; in fact, so much lack-of-seat that your...More

Date of experience: May 2014
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Reviewed July 27, 2014

I went twice; each experience was totally different (my five companions had each unique experiences) -- like all very good art it reinvents itself. The dance was fresh and sensuous. The actors cast a spell on us. The sets allowed us to get lost in...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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Reviewed July 9, 2014

An amazing theatre performance, which is a walk around, follow cast members into dark scary rooms type thing, that lasts for a few hours. A really amazing once in a lifetime experience.

Date of experience: March 2014
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Reviewed June 29, 2014

If you haven't been to anything from Punchdrunk before then WHY?! You need to! I'm just hoping all theatre will be like this in the future!

Date of experience: October 2013
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