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
|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|
To contact The Hollywood Special Effects Show, please email
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.