Thorpe Park's Asylum

See my blog http://sectioneduk.wordpress.com/2013/10/18/halloween/ for full details.

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  1. Here are tweets that come up when searching "thorpe park asylum" on twitter (so it will be a partial record of how the story developed, because many of the comments will not have included all 3 words in their tweets).
  2. This is when the Asylum was first promoted. In the reaction video, you see the group of young men being chased out of the "scary mental patient" horror maze by someone wielding a chainsaw. There are several tweets on this topic (haven't included them all) including one from Greece.
  3. This is a picture of one of the Thorpe Park crew members, dressed up as a "patient".
  4. Just the usual waiting outside the Asylum for Fright Night at Thorpe Park #frightnight #funattheasylum… instagram.com/p/fX6X-gkZBk/
    Just the usual waiting outside the Asylum for Fright Night at Thorpe Park #frightnight #funattheasyluminstagram.com/p/fX6X-gkZBk/
  5. Reactions to the Asylum from customers: without exception, they all refer to fear and being scared, demonstrating the "scarey mental patient" stereotype is being thoroughly perpetuated.
  6. On Monday, the first objection to Asylum appears:
  7. The promo video reaches France:
  8. Photographs of the entrance to the Asylum:
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