Friday 21 - Sunday 23 Aug 2020
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Live Events go live!

10 January, 2020

With a range of shows designed to appeal to our UK Games Expo audience, you can see comedy, really clever things and some pretty daft ones as well as sing-a-longs, daring dos and daring don'ts, all with audience participation as well as a gang of comedians and performers to entertain.

We are hosting events in three different locations this year:

The Toute Suite at the NEC for the more Family orientated shows, The Pavilion at the Hilton Hotel and The Arden Room at the Hilton for some of our new shows this year.

There will be live performances of....

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The Dark Room:

The Dark Room is the world’s only live-action text adventure game! From a sell out series of shows at the Edinburgh Fringe there will be 3 performances of The Dark Room plus a slightly earlier late edition of The Dark Room till you die. Its earlier start time is specifically to sallow our Expo Volunteers to get to bed at a reasonable time!

Find out more about The Dark Room and The Dark Room til ya die!

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Knightmare Live:

There will be two performances of this live stage adaption of the cult TV show Knightmare where a team of comedians help guide audience members through the perils and pitfalls of Tregard's Dungeon.

Find out more about Knightmare Live.

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Jolly Boat: Bards against Humanity

Come and see the UK’s best comedy-pirate-geek-rock duo as they put on two performances of their comedy songs and see how many geek references you can spot!

Find out more about Jolly Boat.

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The M.MO.R.P.G. Show

Combining improvised comedy with tabletop gaming, The M.MO.R.P.G. Show is back with even more adventures, campaigns and absurdities.

Find out more about The M.MO.R.P.G. Show.

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StarTrek vs StarWars:

Geek culture collides as two guests debate in this fight to see which is better; a galaxy far far away or the final frontier.

Find out more about StarTrek vs StarWars.

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Tom Crosbie: The Performing Nerd

Another Fringe performer and favourite of the Expo, The Performing Nerd is back for Friday and Saturday afternoon performances. A very family show, Tom demonstrates his superpowers with setting Rubik's cube records, lightning fast mathematics and memory skills at the Toute Suite at the NEC.

Find out more about Tom Crosbie: The Performing Nerd.

New shows for 2020...

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The Extraordinary Adventures of Baron Munchausen

Come and bear witness on Friday or Saturday evening, to a riotous performance of the world's first drinking RPG.

A panel of renowned comedians and podcasters aim to channel the spirits of the greatest adventurers and raconteurs, challenge each other to tell the best stories of their outlandish exploits and get interrupted.

Find out more about The Extraordinary Adventures of Baron Munchausen.

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The StoryMaster's Tales presents Ian Livingstone's Deathtrap Dungeon

This new immersive and interactive show, will take YOU into the Tower of Yaztromo the Wizard, where he will transport you into the dreaded Deathtrap Dungeon in search of winning the coveted crown of the Trial of Champions. 

Find out more about The StoryMaster's Tales presents Ian Livingstone's Deathtrap Dungeon.

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The Noise Next Door: Through Time.

Join the undisputed masters of off-the-cuff comedy for a side-splitting, jaw-dropping, time-travelling adventure that's fun for literally everyone. More talent from the Edinburgh Fringe with this family adventure hosted at Toute Suite.

Along with The Noise Next Door Live as the evening Geek/gaming related show.

Find out more about The Noise Next Door: Through Time.

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Marvel vs. DC

In a superhero showdown, there can only be one winner. Will Marvel ‘Smash’ or will DC soar, up, up and away! The guests will debate it out, you get to decide.

Find out more about Marvel vs. D.C.

Find out more about all of our live events here.