Interview: Owen Kingston – Writer and Director or King and Country @Thecolabfactory until 10th June @_Parabolic_ @ColabF #ImmersiveTheatre #ForKingAndCountry

It’s December 1940 and a Nazi invasion force has landed on the south coast of England.
For King & Country offers audiences a chance to immerse themselves in this gaming style
experience where decisions taken in the bunker will shape the course of history!
Michael Thomas, Zoe Flint, Peter Dewhurst, Christopher Russenberger and Edward Andrews in For King and Country, courtesy of Owen Kingston_previewReinventing the wheel of immersive theatre, Parabolic Theatre present an escape room-like experience with a high level of interaction where the audience determines the direction and flow of the story.

Before we attend, we got the chance to speak to the Director, Owen Kingston, about what we should expect

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Interview: Trapped In A Van @trappedldn

You’re normally so careful. Or, maybe you’ve just been lucky up until now. You never thought you’d get caught. And yet, here you are, on your way to Pentonville. Prison_Escape_the_Room_bpyl1yWell, you can’t have that, can you? Prison orange really doesn’t suit you…

First step: Stop the van.

Second step: Escape.

Third step: Retire to the Bahamas.

You and your gang have been arrested and found guilty. A life sentence at HM Prison Pentonville awaits you all. Can you stop the van and escape within 60 minutes or will you be trapped forever behind bars?

The Trapped in a Room team’s most recent room sees you trapped in a refurbished prison van (don’t worry, you aren’t really detained or arrested) Currently located at Bunker 51 near North Greenwich, they’re moving to a more central site in the former athlete’s village in Stratford and I am lucky enough to be going when that happens.

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