Theatre of Shadows
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Theatre of Shadows
Author Derek Landy
Cover Artist Tom Percival
Date Published Summer-Autumn 2014
Date Set In Between Kingdom of the Wicked and Last Stand of Dead Men
Publisher HarperCollins
No. of pages 20 (Short Story)

Theatre of Shadows is an immersive multi-media event that encompasses an online clue hunt, a live event, a short story, and two TV specials narrated by Derek Landy. It was produced by Fighting Words.

In terms of narrative, it begins eight weeks after Kingdom Of The Wicked and details the escape of Silas Nadir and the disappearance of Skulduggery Pleasant and Valkyrie Cain. In July and August of 2014, Nadir released a set of cryptic clues to taunt Operatives into trying to catch him. The correspondence from the Irish Sanctuary and Nadir can be viewed here.

The live-action event took place on September 27st 2014 around the streets of Dublin. The short story based on the event was released afterward online and a heavily-edited version is available in the paperback release of Armageddon Outta Here. RTÉ also aired a specially filmed version of the event on its program elev8. (See below)

Clue Hunt

See Theatre of Shadows (clue hunt).

Live event

Remote event

Short Story

See Theatre of Shadows (short story).



Skulduggery Pleasant Theatre of Shadows Special


Skulduggery Pleasant Theatre of Shadows Special 2

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