Secret Cinema and Crystal Maze staff hired for October event.Hammer Films
, the iconic British horror production house, is planning an immersive cinema/theatre event that will run in London in October.
Dubbed Hammer House of Horror
Live, the newly-commissioned experience will welcome up to 200 visitors a night to Hoxton Hall in east London, with the event running October 3-31.
Based on an original script, the experience will give participants the opportunity to witness a vampiric ritual, including elements of live theatre, immersive film and digital technology.
The event’s production team is being headed up by Anna Söderblom, founder of theatre-focused entertainment company Storia, with production manager Andy Reader, whose credits include three major Secret Cinema productions: Star Wars
, Dr Strangelove and 28 Days Later.
Söderblom will direct and has co-written the experience with Oscar Blustin, founder of theatre company Specifiq, who has worked on previous immersive productions including The Crystal Maze