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The Plague Doctor

PLague doctor wearing mask

It's 1665 and the Black Plague is rife. Wander down the winding muddy alley past houses with red crosses, rotting bodies and black rats.

Plague House

Welcome to the residence of... well... it may not matter. Try not to make too much noise. There's a fella here who'd like to die in peace - if his wife will let him!

Coughin' Coffin

Dead or Alive? Buried too soon? Something's stirring! Better hurry on to...

Meet the Plague Doctor

Oh wait... he's dead. But let's not worry, the assistant is in charge and on the lookout for those infected. What can go wrong?

What you'll learn

  • Get the latest advice and in vogue cures from 1665.
  • Witness modern anaesthetic!
  • See what those leeches are really for.

To the Sewers!

Bazalgette's Sewer is the height of Victorian engineering, it prevented a recurrence of the Great Stink. Venture on through a spinning sewer if you can, but beware the locals. They are quite whiskery and have long tails... if you take our meaning.

Your reviews

Did you catch the plague? Like the show or write your review.

This is the most recent review. See full archive here.

very entertaining, funny and educational all at once!

“this was the best part of the Dungeons, he told a very good story and a brilliant actor portraying the Doctor's assistant. Very entertaining and educational at the same time! very enjoyable and would recommend going again!!”


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