The background of the image looks like an 80's game. Image of a man is screaming to the camera in the middle of the image. Around the square image there are options in each corner, which imply you must pick an option to move onto the next level.

John Robertson: The Dark Room

The audience is trapped in a retro videogame with a sadistic, end-of-level boss. Escape and win $2,000 AUD 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!

★★★★ “A Rocky Horror for nerds… reader, I howled” (Telegraph)

"Not to be missed" (Guardian).

★★★★ "Irresistibly dangerous" (Stage).

Winner: Chortle Award.

SOLD OUT Ed Fringe 2023.  

Nominated: Best Comedy, FringeWorld 2023.

Runner-Up: Best Comedy, NextUp 2022.

As seen at PAX Australia, Twitch global front page, Glastonbury. 

Comedy • Game show
Western Australia • SA Premiere

Fri, 16 Feb - Sun, 17 Mar

60 min

The Kingfisher at Gluttony - Rymill Park

$28 to $35

M15+ (1 Warning)

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