The Great Yorkshire Fringe will take place between the 18th and 28th July 2019 and will see the historic city of York's well known thoroughfare transformed into a vibrant and exciting central festival hub. To celebrate our 5th birthday we will be spreading out across the city into even more cultural venues with our eclectic mix of comedy, music, theatre, cabaret and family friendly fun.
John Robertson’s ‘The Dark Room’
24th July 2019 - 8:00pm
"Watching audiences attempt to tackle the challenge and fail is one of the funniest sights around, don’t miss it." - Daily Telegraph
YOU AWAKE TO FIND YOURSELF IN A DARK ROOM! You, the audience, are trapped in an interactive, retro gaming nightmare; choose an option, find the way out, and escape The Dark Room! If you succeed, you’ll take home £1000... but if you fail YOU WILL DIE! For you are not alone in The Dark Room; the merciless overlord of improv, John Robertson, is here to guide you through an hour of expertly crafted chaos and anarchy. And in the end, eeeeeverybody plays!
A) Find the Light Switch?
B) Go North?
C) Abandon Hope?
"NOT TO BE MISSED" – The Guardian
"The Dark Room is utterly unique, it’s hard to describe the magic and joyful surprises awaiting you within without utterly scaring you off." - ★★★★★ The Skinny
"You must see this show" – ★★★★★ British Comedy Guide
"You have to see the Dark Room at least once in your life" – ★★★★★ The Scottish Sun
"Great fun, nostalgic, but also a fresh angle for comedy" – ★★★★ Den of Geek
"Genuinely, irresistibly dangerous" - ★★★★ The Stage