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Punchdrunk, the award-winning masters of immersivity, have crafted an entirely unique experience called The Burnt City. This groundbreaking production draws inspiration from the events following Troy's defeat during the Trojan War and is sure to be an unforgettable spectacle!

why watch the burnt city

Inspired by the Greek tragedies Agamemnon by Aeschylus and Hecuba by Euripides, The Burnt City is a bustling city awaiting discovery! To make your visit worth remembering, have courage. Put faith in yourself and trust your instincts – if something piques your curiosity explore it further, or follow someone intriguing that you may encounter along the wandering path.

Embark on an unforgettable journey with Punchdrunk, famed theatre rebels as they reinvent the classic Greek tragedy and transport it to a dystopian labyrinth. A mythical world of gods and mortals will emerge from the ashes in this epic new experience. Roam around the captivating palace of Greece or explore the throbbing back streets of downtown Troy; keep your eyes peeled for strangers coming out of nowhere who can tell you stories about their city that usually remain hidden. Dive into this colossal playground where anything can happen! Book your The Burnt City Punchdrunk tickets now before they run out!

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Immersive Experience | Contemporary | Something Different

cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

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Show Details

Genre: Play

Duration: 3hrs

Audience: Strictly for 16+

No. of Shows a Week: ~8

Opening Date: 17 May 2022

Closing Date: 24 Sep 2023

Theatre Name: Punchdrunk

Theatre Facilities: Bar, Restroom, Cloakroom, Wheelchair Accessible

Dress Code: Smart casual

Cast & Crew

Audience Experience Curator

Colin Nightingale


Maxine Doyle


Felix Barrett & Maxine Doyle

Additional Tips

  • Keep in mind, most London theatres are air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly. Bring along a light jacket if needed.

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