Escape Hunt has secured a five-year licensing deal to create several Doctor Who-themed escape rooms across the UK
Immersive experience design firm Escape Hunt will launch several Doctor Who themed escape rooms across the UK, after securing a five-year licensing deal with the BBC.
Doctor Who – The Live Game is expected to open at the Bristol Escape Room venue in December this year, following the launch of the new series, with the rest, opening in Birmingham, Leeds, Oxford and Reading, following in 2019.
“We are thrilled to be partnering with BBC Studios to create Doctor Who – The Live Escape Game,” said Escape Hunt CEO Richard Halpham.
“Going on an Escape Hunt is all about stepping into and experiencing new worlds so strength in different genres is absolutely key to our content strategy. Doctor Who represents the very best in British action adventure and has a loyal and dedicated fan base that spans all generations.”
“We look forward to bringing the show to life for all fans in its first ever live escape game experience at Escape Hunt venues across the UK,” Halpham added.
Mat Way, global director of Live Entertainment at BBC Studios, said: “It has been a long-term ambition of the team to be able to bring about Doctor Who-themed escape rooms. Our main role is to continually extend the fans enjoyment of our brands, and so to be announcing six new live entertainment.
Established in 2013 Escape Hunt creates immersive experiences, where guests have to solve ‘mind-twisting’ mysteries in order to escape.
Source: CLAD Kit