Get closer to the action than ever before as this interactive and explosive family show takes you behind the scenes of your favourite films to discover the science and secrets of creating movie magic.

Join our team of professionals who’ve been behind the effects on productions including The Dark Knight Rises, Guardians Of The Galaxy, Phantom Of The Opera and Game Of Thrones for a revealing insight into the world of special effects; feel the heat from an onstage inferno, marvel at gruesome sci-fi monsters, be blown away by apocalyptic weather and hold on tight through huge explosions!

“It’s ‘Brainiac’ meets ‘Mythbusters’ as the team demonstrate the science and secrets of the Hollywood backlot… the show is a great way to get kids inspired by science, with a few surprises along the way” Mums In The Know (Online)

“Be prepared to be stunned. This really is a show unlike what you’ve seen before” Essex Chronicle

A theatrical experience like no other
The Hollywood Special Effects Show: Dangerously Exciting




The Hollywood Special Effects Show Tour Dates

Date Time Venue Telephone Tickets
3rd June 2016 7pm The Lowry, Salford 0843 208 6000 On sale
4th June 2016 2pm & 7pm The Lowry, Salford 0843 208 6000 On sale
26th July 2016 7pm Grand Theatre, Swansea 01792 475715 On sale
27th July 2016 2pm & 7pm Grand Theatre, Swansea 01792 475715 On sale
30th July 2016 7pm Baths Hall, Scunthorpe 0844 854 2776 On sale
31st July 2016 2pm & 7pm Baths Hall, Scunthorpe 0844 854 2776 On sale
2nd August 2016 6pm Artrix, Bromsgrove 01527 577330 On sale
3rd August 2016 2pm & 7pm Artrix, Bromsgrove 01527 577330 On sale
5th August 2016 7pm The Hawth, Crawley 01293 553636 On sale
6th August 2016 7pm Rose Theatre, Kingston 020 8174 0090 On sale
7th August 2016 2pm & 7pm Rose Theatre, Kingston 020 8174 0090 On sale
8th August 2016 7pm Theatre Royal, Windsor 01753 853 888 On sale
9th August 2016 2pm & 7pm Theatre Royal, Windsor 01753 853 888 On sale
10th August 2016 2pm & 7pm Theatre Royal, Windsor 01753 853 888 On sale
12th August 2016 2.30pm Charter Theatre, Preston 01772 80 44 44 On sale
14th August 2016 7pm Opera House, Buxton 01298 72190 On sale
15th August 2016 2.30pm & 7pm Churchill Theatre, Bromley 020 3285 6000 On sale

 

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The Hollywood Special Effects Show - Frequently Asked Questions

What age group is the show suitable for?
The show is ideally suited to children aged 6 - 14. It is not suitable for very young babies due to the loud bangs featured in the show. The show regularly hosts schools and other groups of children.

What happens during the show?
Our three fearless presenters will take you behind the scenes of the movies to see how special effects are created. These include stunt effects like shoot-outs and fight sequences, fireballs, explosions, sound effects and the make-up prosthetics used to create other-worldly creatures.
All these elements will be demonstrated live on stage, before the science and secrets behind them are revealed. The show is a high-energy, action packed ride through the science of cinema.
The performance features a number of loud bangs and flashing effects. There are also some brief moments of darkness.

Where is the best place to sit for the show?
The show is best enjoyed in the heart of the action - the nearer the stage the better!

We’re attending the show as part of a birthday celebration - are you able to arrange something for the birthday child?
Yes! Please email and let us know which performance you are attending, the name of the child and where you will be sitting.