The Crystal Maze is to be resurrected as an immersive theatre experience

The Crystal Maze, a cult British 1990s adventure game show, is being revived as a live action, interactive experience in the centre of London.

The popular show featured contestants attempting to complete physical and mental challenges across four themed zones (Aztec, Futuristic, Medieval and Industrial) in order to collect crystals, then attempt to win a prize from The Crystal Dome.


Artist's impression of what the live action Crystal Maze will look like
The Crystal Maze
Artist's impression of what the live action Crystal Maze will look like

A post on the event's Facebook page promises a loving recreation of the show. It says: "You'll get to play the maze just as contestants did on the original show - placing you at the centre of the action. What we really want is for people to live the magic of the hit television programme for themselves.

"We will be lovingly recreating the famous set just as it was on the original show. All four fantastical zones will be present; Aztec, Medieval, Industrial and Futuristic, not forgetting of course, The Crystal Dome!"

Dean Rodgers, one of the producers behind the revival, told CNBC: "I'm really excited. It's a real dream come true and the public interest in the last day or two has been really, really great. It's filled us with a lot of hope."

The producers intend to finance the show through crowdfunding. Rodgers said: "We will be launching an Indiegogo page on Sunday 14th of June."

Fans of the show, which ran from 1990 to 1995 and was presented by actor Richard O'Brien, can register their interest and find out more by visiting the production's website.

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