Review: 4**** The Silhouette in the Smoke – London Museum of Water and Steam – @Immer_City @waterandsteam

#Tweetingit: 4**** ImmerCity wring every drop of suspense from their unusual venue with great performances

Directed and produced by Rosanna Mallinson, ImmerCity’s immersive theatre experience takes place in the industrially foreboding setting of the London Museum of Water and Steam. cake-silhouette-1200x845-optimised.jpgArmed with nothing but torches and coats, groups of six are set loose in the museum to watch arguments, interview suspects and hopefully, with a bit of luck, crack the case of the unfortunate death of a young boy, long ago in a Victorian pumphouse.

The evening begins with an introduction from our host, Jack Daw (played with great enthusiasm by Ben Hale), a paranormal investigator apparently hired by the museum to investigate the unusual noises heard recently around one particular machine. As is standard paranormal procedure, he has recruited the audience members to help him with this, and like the good host he is he starts by providing a Victorian High Tea.

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