John Robertson

The Dark Room

31 July - 25 August 2024, 10.00pm

Gilded Balloon, Patter Hoose


The audience is trapped in a retro video game with a sadistic, end-of-level boss. Escape and win £1000 or be brutally murdered by the rest of the crowd! Will you: A) Find the light switch? B) Go north? C) Abandon hope?

New deathtraps for 2024!

Winner: Chortle Award. Sold out Edinburgh Fringe 2023.

Nominated: Best Comedy, FringeWorld 2023.

Runner-Up: Best Comedy, NextUp 2022.

As seen at Glastonbury and Insomnia Gaming Festival.

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A Rocky Horror for nerds... reader, I howled


Not to be missed


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Irresistibly dangerous


The Dark Room