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The Burnt City
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Punchdrunk 4(1)
17 May 2022 - 24 Sep 2023
3 hrs
Strictly for 16+

Why Watch The Burnt City?

  • The Burnt City Punchdrunk tickets are available now! Punchdrunk transcends the realm of traditional theatre, captivating audiences worldwide with spectacularly crafted chorography combining performance art, dance, and award-winning design installations.
  • Drawing inspiration from two of the most renowned Greek tragedies, Aeschylus' Agamemnon and Euripides' Hecuba, The Burnt City is a sprawling labyrinth waiting to be explored.
  • Step into the bewitching palace of Greece and explore the vivid neon lanes in downtown Troy. Follow mysterious strangers as they emerge from obscurity, unearthing stories buried away within every corner of this city.
  • Unearth a colossal playground of gods and mortals in the midst of Troy's fall - explore without limits! Grab your The Burnt City Punchdrunk tickets before they run out!

About Show

Show Details

Age Suitability


Get your The Burnt City Punchdrunk tickets now. Punchdrunk creates extraordinary experiences that are renowned worldwide. From projects using cutting-edge technology to colossal site-specific productions combining traditional texts, modern dance moves, physical acting and award-winning architectural designs - they create it all! Whether you go exploring the mysterious palace of Greece or get bewitched by the neon lights of downtown Troy. Punchdrunk brings magical places to life for audiences from far and wide.

Don't miss out on the unparalleled experience of The Burnt City! Whether you want to explore its secrets or just soak up the atmosphere, your visit here is guaranteed to be unforgettable. Secure your The Burnt City Punchdrunk tickets today and embark on a journey that will stay with you forever!

The Story

A mythical world filled with gods and mortals rises from the dust of Troy's destruction. As Greece readies its army for victory, the backstreets of Downtown Troy become home to an immense labyrinth that holds secrets beyond what even prophets can comprehend. As darkness descends upon this massive playground, the furies observe as fate plays out among those below them, one final time.

Dare to embark on a voyage of discovery in The Burnt City, where something unexpected awaits around every corner. Listen to your instincts and take the opportunity to explore any strange places you come across—and if someone captivates your interest along the way…follow them! Get your The Burnt City Punchdrunk tickets now!

Show Timings

  • Tue, Thu, Fri at 6:30 PM
  • Wed, Sat at 1:30 PM & 6:30 PM
  • Sun at 2:30 PM

Cast & Crew

Audience Experience Curator: Colin Nightingale

Choreographer: Maxine Doyle

Director: Felix Barrett & Maxine Doyle

Note: Producers can not guarantee the appearance of any particular artist, which is always subject to illness and holidays.

  • Guests under 16 will not be allowed inside the theatre.
  • Guests under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • This show contains theatrical elements such as Haze, Strobe Lights, Smoking and Blood Effects along with intense moments of violence, nudity and other potentially disturbing content. Viewer discretion is strongly advised.
  • Please keep in mind that London theatres do not have an age classification organization. This means that all age recommendations are subjective. Please use your judgment while purchasing tickets for any show.

The Burnt City Tickets

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Booking Period: Bookings open till 24 Sept 2023

Tickets Redemption

  • Contactless E-tickets will be provided for online check-in.
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Cancellation & Refunds

  • Tickets cannot be refunded, amended or rescheduled.


Perched in the heart of Woolwich, Royal Arsenal within South East London is an awe-inspiring venue known as "Woolwich Works" that underwent a £31 million reconstruction. This Grade 2 listed building features a grand entry foyer, box office desk and interior passages linking each building for ultimate convenience during performances. Furthermore, this place has been designed with all users' accessibility needs in mind; it’s fully accessible to everyone!

Seating Capacity: 600

Getting There

Facilities & Accessibility

Additional Information

Address: 1 Cartridge Place, Royal Arsenal, London, SE18 6ZR, London, SE18 6ZR

Crossrail: Crossrail's new Elizabeth Line station for Woolwich is minutes from the entrance and connected to Liverpool Street, Tottenham Court Road and Paddington.

Bus: The closest stop is Vincent Road / Woolwich Arsenal Station, you can take busses 51, 53, 54, 161, 291, 386, 658, N53.

Available Facilities: Bar, Cloakroom and Restrooms

Accessibility: Wheelchair Spaces, Accessible Toilets

Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at Punchdrunk.

Dress Code: Smart and casual wear or semi-formals are recommended. Keep in mind, that most London theatres are air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.

Outside Food: Most theatres do not allow outside food inside the theatres but most of them also have a café or restaurant inside the premises or nearby.

Frequently Asked Questions About The Burnt City Tickets

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Booking The Burnt City tickets online will give you the opportunity to select your specific seats, thus, ensuring you do not get stuck with partial view seating. But if you try your luck with lottery tickets, or purchase day seats, your seats will be allocated at the discretion of the Box Office, which can potentially mean partial view seating or split seats.

What is the opening date for The Burnt City?

The Burnt City opened on 17 May 2022 at Punchdrunk.

What age is The Burnt City appropriate for?

The Burnt City is strictly for guests over 16. Guests under 17 must be accompanied by an adult.

Where is The Burnt City playing in London?

The Burnt City is playing at Punchdrunk in London and opened on 17 May 2022.

How long does The Burnt City run for?

The running time of The Burnt City is 3 hours.

What is The Burnt City about?

The Burnt City is an immersive experience like no other. Step into an epic world where you are free to navigate and explore as you please; transcending genre conventions for an incomparable journey through Greek mythology.

What is the dress code while attending The Burnt City?

There is no specific dress code at West End. However, it is prudent to dress in semi-formals or smart casuals and something comfortable. Carry a light sweater or a jacket as the theatre can get a bit chilly.

Is outside food allowed while attending The Burnt City?

No, outside food is not allowed while attending The Burnt City. Most theatres do have a cafeteria or bar inside the premises where you can get snacks and drinks.

What are the facilities available at Punchdrunk?

Punchdrunk has multiple facilities including restrooms, a bar and a cloakroom available for the audiences during The Burnt City.

Can I take pictures or videos of The Burnt City inside the theatre?

Photography, videography, and sound recording are prohibited inside the theatre. Some theatres do have a souvenir shop from where you can purchase pictures of stills of the show.

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