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The York Dungeon

Fear is a funny thing. Scream with laughter at the York Dungeon.

  • 2,000 years of authentic York history
  • 8 live actors, 11 Shows
  • New sets, scripts and styling

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Visit the Torture Chamber Grotto this festive period and see whether you can go on the "Naughty or Nice" list this Christmas.

Get in the holiday spirit and come face-to-face with the Torturer this holiday season!



What is The Dungeon?

12 shows, and 80 minutes of laughter, screaming, theatre, history and special effects. We are the black comedy of attractions; dark, ironic and very very funny.

NEW 2014: Tyrannical Tudors - Henry VIII is coming to Yorkshire with a score to settle! Run, hide or just fill your pants!

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Christmas Party Nights

Christmas Party Nights mashes up theatre, special effects and intriguing storytelling with wit, humour, and plenty of edge of the seat surprises for an afterhours experience like no other! Our team of live actors will have your colleagues laughing, crying, and screaming with an exclusive evening tour. Prices start from £19.95 per person.

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School Visits this Autumn

Take your students on a 80 minute journey through 2000 years of York's murky history, as our full cast of entertaining theatrical actors bring to life gripping stories of the city's most infamous characters and events.

Spend all day with us and have a Tour, Deadly Drama Workshop and City Tour for just £10 - More Information


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