Start the fans, please!
In June of this year a crowd-funding project to build a real life immersive The Crystal Maze experience kicked off – and now the location and opening date have been confirmed and, as of 1st December, tickets are officially on sale.
After hitting their monetary target in just over a week, Little Lion entertainment got down to the business of making their plans a reality and can now reveal that the maze will be based in London’s Kings Cross and will open from 15th March 2016.
It’s going to be like the 90s all over again, with games taken straight from the classic gameshow and set in the Aztec, Medieval, Industrial and Futuristic zones, as well – of course – as a final showdown in the Crystal Dome.
The brains behind the operation – immersive experience experts Tom Lionetti-Maguire, Dean Rodgers and Ben Hodges – assured us earlier this year that original host Richard O’Brien will be integrally involved, helping craft the game as well as being heard in and around the maze. Find out more about their plans for how the experience will run here.
Meanwhile, to whet our appetites, here’s a taste of how it will look:
Steve Scott, who worked on films including Titanic, Die Another Day and Hellboy, has also produced these early concept drawings to give a further idea of what can be expected in the four zones:
Tickets for general purchase will officially go on sale at noon on 1st December at www.the-crystal-maze.com. Ticket hotline: 08448718805 (calls cost 7p plus your network access charge).