From November 3 you will be able to evade the cops for fun in London. Steady on! It's only part of a new immersive heist game, based on the hit Netflix show 'Money Heist'. You might know the non-English language series by its Spanish name 'La Casa de Papel'. It was all about crims and banks and robberies and Salvador Dali masks. Big hit.
In the series, a shadowy criminal mastermind, known as 'The Professor,' plans history's biggest ever robbery, with help from a group of thieves. Long story short: they take hostages and lock themselves in the Royal Mint of Spain.
Well, Netflix has finally revealed the location for the immersive theatre experience coming to London next month. The address is 79-85 Old Brompton Road. You might also know that address by a different name: the former site of Christie’s Auction House. Obviously, that means it’s bang in the middle of London’s Arts District. Audience members will be helping plan robberies and evade security, all in the shadow of the Natural History Museum and the Victoria & Albert Museum.
Using the television programme as a 'jumping-off point', the immersive experience in London will involve audience members being recruited into the notorious gang, to pull off a series of robberies on international targets. You'll be breaking into major landmarks, infiltrating vaults and earning a spot in the gang. And yes, all while wearing one of those fetching jumpsuits and a Salvador Dalí mask.
Organisers promise 'astounding' visual effects, plot twists that happen when you interact with actors, live-action gunfights and ambushes. It lasts between 60 and 75 minutes.
'Money Heist came out of Spain but captured the imagination of the world,' said Greg Lombardo, a Netflix head honcho. 'Now 'Money Heist: The Experience' will bring the show even closer to home. From the moment you book a ticket, you will be at the heart of the gang. Slip into your red jumpsuit, put on the iconic Dali mask, and step into the world of the heist for an experience of a lifetime.'
Money Heist begins November 3 at 79-85 Old Brompton Road. Book your tickets here.
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