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An immersive Twits dining experience is coming to London

Right, you cheeky little muggle-wumps, we've got some exciting news for you.

An immersive dining experience inspired by the Roald Dahl classic The Twits is coming to London and it sounds positively beastly.

Theatre company Les Enfants Terribles is teaming up with the 'culinary deviants' at Bompas & Parr to create an evening of ghastly cuisine entitled 'Dinner at The Twits'.

Naturally, like The Twits' abode in the 1980 book, the venue - The Vaults under Waterloo station - has no windows. There'll be a garden there too, presumably covered in glue to catch those birds for Mrs Twit's Bird Pie.

The standard ticket, which costs an eye-watering £81.50, will give you the chance, "to fish the glass eye from your prickly cocktail apertif, hunt for concealed canapes and gruesome hors d’oeuvres, brave a baroque bird pie banquet and potentially perilous pudding", while you'll also enjoy half a bottle of wine (or non-alcoholic drinks) and experience 90 minutes of entertainment from, "the worst hosts ever".

Meanwhile, a Premium ticket (£101.50) will snaffle you, "an additional fizz cocktail on arrival prepared by the mixologists at Bompas & Parr, a box of Mr & Mrs Twits’ choicest chocolates, a hot drink after supper in the Muggle-Wumps Downside Up Cocktail Cavern and a programme filled with some of Mrs Twit’s most distressing recipes."

If you just fancy a few drinks, the Muggle-Wumps Downside Up Cocktail Cavern will also be open, "to those too timid to try their culinary cornucopia", so from 6pm each night you'll be able to, "come in and relax in the Muggle-Wumps’ topsy turvy turnabout world with questionable cocktails and tantalising tinctures".

The event runs from 4 September to 30 October, and you can book your tickets here.

You can take a look at some of the surprises in store below.



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