"[ONE OF] A FEW COMPANIES [WHO] MAKE STRONG CASES FOR THEATRE IN ITS DIGITAL FORM"
THE NEW YORK TIMES
THE HOUSE NEVER WINS IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR PRIVATE GAMES.
Plummeting insect numbers. A sixth mass extinction. Thinning of ice sheets. Sea level rise. The Amazon rainforest burns.
An award-winning interactive game theatre piece that you can play from the comfort of your own home. Exploring the climate crisis, self isolation and gambling with the planet’s future.
Originally commissioned by Upstart Theatre as part of DARE Festival 2019. Supported by Arts Council England, Shoreditch Town Hall, Camden People's Theatre, Ovalhouse and Maketank.
<THE WORLD IS PRETTY CRAZY RIGHT NOW>
<WE COULD ALL DO WITH A DISTRACTION>
<TAKE A SEAT AT THE TABLE>
<GET READY TO PLAY>
<REAL CASH PRIZE AT STAKE>
<THE HOUSE IS ON FIRE>
WITHIN HER WORDS
'the best interactive/online virtual experience I’ve seen since lockdown'
LONDON THEATRE REVIEWS
'a stroke of genius... riveting and not to be missed'
'weaves the audience along a deeply
engaging path of darkly witty
commentary, facilitation and game-play'
THE REVIEWS HUB
'proving that immersive theatre has a future on digital platforms'
Created by Madeleine Allardice and Dylan Frankland
Performed by: Madeleine Allardice
Tech: Dylan Frankland & Ella Dixon
Costume and Set Design: Erin Guan
Trailer: Michael Lynch
Poster Design: Keir Cooper
Producer: Turtle Key Arts
As a digital show we have performed to audiences across the UK and internationally - reaching audiences from the US, Australia, The Philippines, Malaysia, Brazil, Spain, Germany, Switzerland, Ireland and The Netherlands. Previous performances have 'taken place' at Camden People's Theatre, Theatre Royal Plymouth, Oxford Playhouse, Cambridge Junction, The Lowry, Hall For Cornwall, Exeter Phoenix, intoBodmin, Maketank, Harrow Arts Centre, The Place Bedford, Hampshire Cultural Trust, AMATA, Royal Holloway and Birkbeck University. We have also performed as part of Plymouth Fringe Online, Carlow Arts Festival, SILBERSALZ 2021 and Electric Dreams Online Festival.