Art & Science

The Mirror Trap - Immersive Online Theatre

Saturday 20 February, 4:00 am - 5:00 am

Suitability: 14 Yrs +


The Mirror Trap is a short headphone play/experience/installation/horror story about psychology and quantum physics.

Previous audience members have described it as "weird", "trippy", "deeply unsettling" and "terribly sad". It is quite meditative in tone, so don't expect any jump scares. Some may find some of the content triggering.

After the show, there will be a discussion with its creator, Simon Watt and special guests psychologist Dr Julia Shaw and physicist Dr Clara Nellist. 

This event will take place via Zoom. All ticket holders will be contacted with details of how to access the zoom link and instructions on how to take part, prior to the event.

If you want to take part, you will need to create some of the ambience at home. You will need:

a whiteboard marker or similar (it must be able to be wiped off glass)

a computer or phone that can use zoom to hear the audio and interact with the visuals


a chair, you should be seated

a mirror you can look into while taking part

The effect is considerably more pronounced if you can do all this under dim light conditions. Make sure you are not going to be interrupted, lock doors if you can. This should be a closed system.

Sign up and you will be sent the zoom link, password and instructions on how to take part.

Running time: 45 minutes (including post-show Q&A)

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