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The Gunpowder Plot


Layered Reality™ and Historic Royal Palaces present THE GUNPOWDER PLOT, a thrilling new immersive experience at Tower Vaults at the Tower of London.

Your mission is to go undercover and unmask the mysterious figures behind history’s most infamous plot. But when you’re surrounded by ‘traitors’ who can you trust?

You are transported into the heart of a story in which you are the protagonist. You’re thrown into the world the plotters inhabited, immersed in an unforgettable, fully 360 environment. Using a combination of live theatre and the latest digital technology you will journey back in time and experience the deception first hand, but will you stop the plot?

Step inside history’s most daring conspiracy. Book your THE GUNPOWDER PLOT tickets with LOVEtheatre today!

What is The Gunpowder Plot about?

London, 1605. A city divided. The fuse of rebellion is lit. The peace of the nation balances on a knife edge…

Step into a world where spies and informants hide in every shadow.

Your five senses will ignite as you make a dangerous attempt to escape the Tower, uncover a secret safehouse and make the daring journey along the Thames towards the Houses of Parliament. You’re not just witnessing history, you are part of it.

Ticket Information

Tickets on sale now for performances until 28 May 2023. Tickets start from £40. Check calendar for full performance information.

Running Time

1 hour 40 minutes, including interval.

Cast & Creatives

Digital Cast: Tom Felton (Guy Fawkes), Taqi Nazeer (King James), Gary Beadle (Edmund), Ash Rizi (Jack), Micelle Asante (Alice), Tyler Abbott (Tobias), Sam Stafford (Night Watchman), Pieter Lawman (Catholic Father), Nicholas Boulton (Victorian Labourer), Ruth Gibson, Jessica Preddy (Queen Anne), Zac Andrews (Prince Henry), Ed Evans (Matthew), Amelie Abbott (Youth Reveller), Shahar Mizra (Youth Reveller), Kiruna Stamell (Shopper), Toby Abbott (Boat Soldier), Isabelle Madden (1940’s Daughter), Max Andrews (1940’s Son), Jiyan Kaur Deol (Little Girl), Kit Spike Lawman (Catholic Son 1), Patrick Fox Lawman (Catholic Son 2)

Live Cast: Liam Ballantyne, Manav Chaudhuri, Eleanor Clark, Jess Darnell, Leda Douglas, Miriam Edwards, Stanley Eldridge, Cormac Elliott, Roseanna Frascona, Alex Freeborn, Siobhan Gallagher, Lilly Hart, Lucas John, Josh Loki, Lachlan McCall, Rufus McGrath, Zoe Moore, Joe Mott, Eshy Moyo, Sabi Perez, Rose Reade, Alice Robinson, Harriet Sharmini Smithers, Seb Slade, Kalifa Taylor, Daisy Tucker, Leo Turner.

Danny Robins (Writer), Hannah Price (Director), Tim McQuillen-Wright (Production Designer), Robbie Butler (Lighting Designer), Adrienne Quartly (Sound Designer & Composer), Tahra Zafar (Costume Designer)

Age Guidance: 10+

Cancellation Policy

If you test positive for COVID-19, display symptoms, or are asked to isolate by NHS Test and Trace you can exchange your tickets.

If the show is cancelled due to COVID-19 or any other reason, you will be offered a free exchange or refund.

If the show is going ahead and you are able to attend, there will be no exchange or refund available.

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Booking Period

6 May 2022 - 28 May 2023

For group bookings of 10 or more:
Submit a request online

Or call 020 7206 1176

Venue Information

Tower Hill Vaults

8 - 12 Tower Hill Vaults, London, EC3N 4EE

Get Directions

Nearest Tube/Rail Station

Tower Hill


The closest bus stops are Great Tower Street (Stop TU), Tower of London, Stop TB), St Katherine (Stop TS) and St Katherine Docks (Stop TN)

Nearest Car Parks

The closest car parks are Tower Hill Coach and Car Park and Minories Car Park

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