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VR Playground background

VR Playground is an experiential ride installation and public aerial performance by artist Brendan Walker and his Thrill Laboratory. In VR Playground, Walker propels...

BBC World Service looks into The Science of Thrill

"Journalist Karen Bartlett meets Brendan Walker, the former aerospace worker who is working on a project to design the world's first interactive ride." Brendan...

Blue Peter Thrill Laboratory special

3 Roller Coasters, 3 Presenters... Thrill Laboratory experiments on BBC's Blue Peter, 2009 Thrill Engineer Brendan Walker and his team of Technicians put Blue Peter...

chromo11 engineering the thrill

Thrill Laboratory started with a project called chromo11: engineering the thrill. "chromo11* is a project which aims to uncover the complex psychological factors which underpin...

The Taxonomy of Thrill

what's it about? The Taxonomy of Thrill investigates the experience of thrill – how it works, why it works, and what such insights might mean...

Thrilling Designs

what's it about? Thrilling Designs showcases design work from the research project chromo11: engineering the thrill. Thrilling Designs draws inspiration from the traditions of the...

Blue Peter does Smiler at Alton Towers

Helen and Barney join Brendan at Alton Towers to see just how good Smiler is at putting a smile on their faces. Thrill Laboratory uses...

Oblivion: Thrill Laboratory

Alton Towers invited Brendan Walker to stage a Thrill Laboratory event based at the park in 2008. Walker chose to focus the event on...

Fairground: Thrill Laboratory

Brendan Walker curates Fairground: Thrill Laboratory at the Dana Centre, featuring a heady mix of three classic British fairground rides - the Miami Trip,...

Self Examination

Thrill Laboratory's Professor of Psychophysiology, Dr Brendan Dare was called upon to perform several public Self Examinations during the 2009 Mayhem Horror Film Festival....