Walkie Talkies, Wool Coats, and a Stolen Painting – Heist’s Immersive Theatre Adventure

I took part in a Heist the other night. It was exciting, stressful, fast-paced, and sweaty. However, the first rule of Heist Club is pretty much don’t talk about Heist Club, so here’s a brief review that hopefully doesn’t give the game away too much. Heist is the brainchild of Difference Engine and is associated […]

The Scottish Play and The Abandoned Tower Block – RIFT’s Macbeth

Something wicked and wonderful is currently underway in the Docklands. A towering grey concrete block of flats is playing host to a tremendous adaptation of Macbeth, done by imaginative and immersive theatre company RIFT (formerly Retz, and previously visited for an excellent performance of The Trial.) For this telling of Macbeth, the play is set […]

The Dwindling House of Holland and the Last Time I go to a Park After Dark

Part historical tour, and part total creep-out ghost fest, ImmerCity’s The Dwindling House of Holland¬†is an interesting experiment in how to best utilise site-specific theatre. The hour-long ghost walk takes place in the pitch-black pathways of Holland Park, and is almost completely done with no additions to the ‘set’ other than what is naturally found […]