The Dark Room
Sat 15 April Sat 15 April
April 15th 2023
Cafe / Bar open from 18:00
Onstage from 20:00
WINNER – CHORTLE Legend Of Lockdown 2020
Welcome to THE DARK ROOM – the world’s only live-action, text-based adventure game. It’s strange, insane and addictive – it’s a choose-your-own-adventure, so choose it!
How do you play? The audience is trapped in a retro videogame with a sadistic end-of-level boss. Choose your options, survive the abuse simulator that is the improv comedy overlord John Robertson, and escape to win £1000 – or, be brutally murdered by the rest of the crowd!
Now, will you:
A. Find the Light Switch
B. Go North?
C. Abandon Hope?
Now it’s 10th year, this high-octane interactive show is the brainchild of comedian & cult leader John Robertson. Filled with stand-up, appalling prizes and more audience chanting than you’d get at a protest – it’s a gut-busting rock n’ roll geek experience for everyone who buys a ticket. John has performed The Dark Room to crowds of thousands at comedy and gaming festivals around the world including Insomnia Gaming Festival, London Film & ComicCon, Sci-Fi
Weekender, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, FringeWorld Perth, Leeds International Festival, Sheffield Doc/Fest, and to millions online on his Twitch Partner channel: www.twitch.tv/robbotron
“NOT TO BE MISSED!”
“What a marvellous, maddening concept this is from the twisted mind of Robertson”
“Will have you crying with laughter”
“Watching people tackle the challenge and fail is one of the funniest sights around. Don’t miss it.”
The Daily Telegraph, Sydney
“One of the most innovative and original comedy shows around”
Manchester Evening News
“Loud, raucous and brilliantly daft, this is unrelenting fun for everyone”
“You have to see the Dark Room at least once in your life”
The Scottish Sun
“You must see this show”
British Comedy Guide
“A game of passionate nostalgia”
“Something of a masterpiece”
£14 on the door*
Salami, Chorizo, Prosciutto Ham, Sundried Tomatoes, Hummus, Olives, Pickles, Apple, Crisps, Ciabatta, Carmelised Onion Chutney, and Salad.
Platter for One – £9.00 – Add Cheese (Cheddar and Brie) £1.75
Sharing Platter for Two – £17.95 – Add Cheese (Cheddar and Brie) £3.50
Falafel, Hummus, Sundried Tomatoes, Olives, Pickles, Apple, Crisps, Ciabatta, Caramelised Onion Chutney, and Salad. (VGN)
Platter for One – £8.50 (VGN) – Add Cheese (Cheddar and Brie) £1.75 (V)
Sharing Platter for Two – £16.50 (VGN) – Add Cheese (Cheddar and Brie) £3.50 (V)
We take great care to prevent cross contamination of allergens in our kitchen but due to the layout and operation we cannot guarantee that your order is 100% free of allergen ingredients. Please make a member of staff aware of any allergies when placing your order. Thank you!
*Our booking fees explained:
Our goal is to provide an excellent personal service to our customers and to do this requires a lot of resource. The booking fee we levy contributes to the cost of running the Quay Arts Centre, its Box Office and Box Office systems. As a charitable not for profit organisation all income is used to support the delivery of arts and cultural activities to our local community.