Michael Frayn’s comedy Noises Off returns to the Lyric Hammersmith where it premiered over 30 years ago and while Jeremy Herrin’s new production is hectically funny, those who attended on press night saw technical difficulties which saw the play about a play that goes wrong, go wrong. Read more
Michael Frayn’s award-winning Noises Off premiered at the Lyric Hammersmith in 1982 and instantly became an iconic British comedy.
With technical brilliance and split-second timing, it takes us behind the scenes with a company of actors in a hilarious and heartfelt tribute to the unpredictability of life in the theatre.
Hailed as one of the funniest plays of all time, Noises Off makes its triumphant return to the Lyric almost 40 years on, in a bold new production by Jeremy Herrin (Wolf Hall/This House) for fans to enjoy and new audiences to discover.