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david a wrote a review Aug 2019
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom3 contributions
An enjoyable event. You will not know when it's coming. You won't know what it is. At every turn you'll be on your guard, and then aaaarrrhhhh! Fiendish entertainment.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Macy S wrote a review Oct 2018
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really wasn't happy with my 'experience' last night, got told our original exorcism experience was cancelled due to 'failed special effects' and got put to so called 'VIP' where (clearly improvisation) there was only 2 actors throughout, the guy took 20 mins just to pour 6 drinks (we wasn't told about.. and they were alcoholic), we then was made to run and stand in this room where the guy from reception soon came with a torch and asked us if we had 'fun'. they clearly had sick staff members, overran or something like that. i was left genuinely saying to the guy "oh is that it?!".. still expecting something more to happen as nothing did. was given complimentary tickets to come back for what we was supposed to be at anyway, after traveling quite a way to get there i'm not happy with my experience. as a group costing us £60 I WOULD NOT recommend to anyone if this service is given to everyone. hoping when we come back we will have the full experience we was supposed to receive initially.
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Date of experience: October 2018
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nataliefurnish wrote a review Sep 2018
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Very entertaining evening! Excellent venue! Staff and actors were very profession! Over way too soon could have lasted a bit longer. (Story of my life really lol) only in the venue for a short time. Highly recommend a visit.
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Date of experience: October 2017
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secretstar87 wrote a review Sep 2018
Basildon, United Kingdom48 contributions39 helpful votes
Booked a night here with my boyfriend as the hopeful highlight of our weekend away in Southend. It was ok. Having done a lot of escape rooms and scare fest events, this was ok. The experience is over very quickly and basically requires that you sit in a room with a tape recorder playing for the duration. It is very atmospheric and the story is really good - we were both suitably scared! Reasons I've only given it a 3 are: The host, who remains in role from the moment you arrive to when you leave, states that you are to remain in your chair. When he leaves you, the recording states that you will later be exploring the house you've walked through to get to the room of the seance. At 1 point, it wasn't clear if we were expected to stay sitting down or to get up. We stood up at 1 point, only to be 'told off' afterwards for not staying seated. At the end of the short experience, the host hid behind a curtain near to the entrance and jumped out at us with a fake chainsaw - noise blaring! I was so freaked out, as I thought the experience was over, that I ran head long into the glass window of the small waiting room in my panic... I gave myself a nasty bump which bled and had a sore head for a week afterwards. The host seemed more concerned that I might attempt to sue (which I wouldn't try anyway) than seeing if I was ok and both my boyfriend and I felt the experience wasn't clear or particularly safe, given the confusing and conflicting instructions and the glass not having any paintwork/stickers on etc. Having been sat in a pitch black room with just strobe lighting for 30 minutes prior to being chased with the chainsaw in a small room wasn't something I'd ever expected or experienced before. I'd recommend the experience to others - just be aware that it's not quite like any other escape room / scare experience you may have had before!
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Date of experience: August 2018
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Gemma P wrote a review Sep 2018
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Experiencing dead centre with my 2 friends was the best night ever!! All the actors were so dedicated and gave it their all! Thoroughly thrilling, hilarious and totally epic experience!!
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Date of experience: March 2018
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