Choose Your Own Documentary with Nathan Penlington returns!

Back by popular demand, see this unique and inspiring live show again this November.

Choose Your Own Documentary.jpegFollowing a sold out show with us earlier this year, we welcome back Nathan Penlington and his intricate and heartwarming live show for two more nights - Saturday 15 & Sunday 16 November. Book now.

Inspired by the Choose Your Own Adventure books of the 1980s, in this show you determine Nathan’s fate in a unique and compelling interactive experience - part stand-up storytelling, part film documentary.

By using keypads to vote, every twist and turn of the incredible true story about a found diary, is in your hands. With more than 1,500 paths and multiple endings, where will the story lead? Who can help you discover the truth behind the diary’s pages and the identity of its mysterious writer? You decide. Book now.


  • "There are 1566 versions of this show... I suggest strongly that you track one down" - The Times
  • "Deeply moving" - The Scotsman
  • "Wonderfully gripping" - Evening Standard 


The Boy in the Book

Nathan has now published a book about the adventure the diary has taken him on, called The Boy in the Book. And even Robert De Niro went to see the show when Nathan toured it in America recently!

Choose Your Own Documentary is co-commissioned by Southbank Centre and supported by Arts Council England.

“Ultimately a love letter to the ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ books and a directive to
live actively and make choices” -  The New York Times



Tickets are available in advance online from this website, or on the door.
Doors and the bar open at 7.15pm, screenings start at 8pm.

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