And Darkness Descended


Punchdrunk was asked to create an immersive experience inspired by the Playstation game Resistance 3 to promote its release.

Using the myriad of tunnels underneath Waterloo train station, the role of the audience as player, participant and character was explored to create a unique survival horror experience that transcended theatre and gaming.

The empty shell of a space was turned into a post-apocalyptic world with an abandoned hospital, a giant storage room full wall to ceiling of boxes, science labs, survival camps, caves and factories.

Groups were told to stick together as they struggled to send a message to the allies. The longer you survived the more you’d see…


Hector Harkness & Katy Balfour


Livi Vaughan

Sound Designers

Stephen Dobbie & Sam Andrews

Lighting Designer

Lee Jones