The Drowned Man: A Hollywood Fable

A new theatrical adventure from Punchdrunk.

Last showing: 6 July 2014.

The Drowned Man: A Hollywood Fable

Presented by Punchdrunk and the National Theatre

It’s a wrap! The Drowned Man: A Hollywood Fable, the biggest and most ambitious production yet from the award-winning Punchdrunk, played its final performance on Sunday 6 July 2014.
Set amidst the fading glamour of 1960s Los Angeles, The Drowned Man explored the darkness of the Hollywood dream, where celluloid fantasy meets desperate reality, and certainty dissolves into a hallucinatory world.

This extraordinary theatrical adventure has played to over 170,000 people, each of whom have undergone a unique personal journey that unfolded across four levels of a vast central London location.

Watch the trailer on You Tube.

What to expect from the performance ?
The Drowned Man was no conventional theatre experience. The following will helped visitors navigate the world of the production…

This was a promenade production. Comfortable footwear was essential. The performance lasted for up to three hours.

Your curiosity is key. The more you explore, the richer your experience will be. Delve in, be bold, and immerse yourself.

Age restriction 16yrs+
Anyone aged 16 or 17 had to be accompanied by an adult and should have reported to the box office located inside the main entrance on arrival at Temple Studios. Photo ID was required on entry.


Original photos: Brinkhoff / Mögenburg and Helen Maybanks.

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