Like your theatre to be a bit more extraordinary or exciting? Then here’s Love London Love Culture’s guide to the best immersive experiences in London to book… 

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1. Mamma Mia! The Party, The O2 not arriving in the UK until 2019, make sure you bring your platform boots for this ultimate Mamma Mia! experience. This immersive theatrical and dining experience celebrates the musical and film in a whole new way to provide a great night’s entertainment.  Having launched in Stockholm in 2016, the experience will come to the capital with plenty of music, food and drink to keep audiences entertained.

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2. Divine Proportions, The Vaultsbe treated like Gods and Goddesses in this new immersive experience from Shotgun Carousel. Taking place at The Vaults from the 11th September, Divine Proportions reimagines the story of the God of Wine, Hedonism and ritual ecstasy.

3. Journey to the Underworld, Pedley Street StationFunicular Productions present their latest experience that includes  a menu created by BBC MasterChef: The Professionals Finalist 2017 Louisa Ellis. Join Claude, the shackled conductor, and his lowly assistant Gordy, on a quest for absolution, redemption and eternal love that will take you  all the way to the Underworld Trains depart on the journey to the underworld from the 28th September until the 7th November..

4. Thunderbirds: Beyond the Horizon, Mercato MetropolitanoThunderbirds are go in this new experience taking place at the Mercato Metropolitiano from the 7th November. Prepare to enter a world filled with immersive theatre, interactive gaming, nostalgia and a bar stocked full of Lady Penelope’s favourite cocktails!

5. Sherlock: The Game is Nowfor those who love the BBC series Sherlock you will not want to miss this experience created by by series creators Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, in collaboration with Time Run, renowned escape room pioneers. The 90 minute experience will see teams of 4-6 people exploring immersive sets and environments from the show, as you work together as a team to solve mysteries and puzzles before time runs out. So why not play detective?