Operation Mincemeat

Southwark Playhouse, London
Operation Mincemeat
Southwark Playhouse, London
Our Review 5 / 5

Operation Mincemeat will return to Southwark Playhouse in 2022. Operation Mincemeat extends, with a new booking period from 14 Jan. 2022 - 19 Feb. 2022.

The year is 1943 and we’re losing the war. Luckily, we’re about to gamble all our futures on a stolen corpse.

Operation Mincemeat is Singin’ in the Rain meets Strangers on a Train, Noel Fielding meets Noel Coward. Join us in discovering the fast-paced, hilarious and unbelievable true story of the twisted secret mission that won us World War II. The question is, how did a well-dressed corpse wrong-foot Hitler?

Operation Mincemeat played 14 work-in-progress shows from 23 July - 7 August. After, Operation Mincemeat then played a six week run from 9 August - 18 September. 

Previews from |
23rd July 2021
Opening date |
18th August 2021
Booking from |
14th January 2022
Available until |
19th February 2022
Closes |
19th February 2022
By:
David Cumming, Felix Hagan, Natasha Hodgson, Zoe Roberts
Director:
Donnacadh O’Briain
Songs by:
David Cumming, Felix Hagan, Natasha Hodgson, Zoe Roberts
Lighting:
Sherry Coenen
Design:
Helen Coyston
Choreography:
Jenny Arnold
Costume:
Helen Coyston
Cast list:
David Cumming, Felix Hagan, Natasha Hodgson, Zoe Roberts

Southwark Playhouse Venue Information

Address:
Southwark Playhouse, 77-85 Newington Causeway, London, SE1 6BD
Nearest tube:
Elephant & Castle, Borough

Customer reviews

Our Review of Operation Mincemeat

5/5

From its opening chorus, Operation Mincemeat is a fizzy, clever, compelling new musical. Though billed as a work-in-progress, don’t come in expecting a half-finished evening: this is a tight and carefully considered piece that deserves to be seen on a much larger stage soon.  Read more

Latest Operation Mincemeat News & Features

Photo credit: Operation Mincemeat (Photo courtesy of Operation Mincemeat)
‘Operation Mincemeat’ to extend at Southwark Playhouse, new booking period in 2022
Monday, 13 September, 2021, 13:39
Operation Mincemeat will return to Southwark Playhouse in 2022, as a new booking period has been confirmed. Once the show closes this weekend, Operation Mincemeat is then back at Southwark Playhouse from 14 Jan. 2022 - 19 Feb. 2022. Set in World War Two, Operation Mincemeat follows the true story of a secret mission that assisted the Allies in defeating the Nazis. Operation Mincemeat was first staged at New Diorama Theatre, and has since been reworked during the pandemic...
Photo credit: Operation Mincemeat (Photo courtesy of Southwark Playhouse)
‘Operation Mincemeat’ to return for extended run at Southwark Playhouse
Thursday, 15 July, 2021, 11:30
The multi-award-winning production Operation Mincemeat will reopen at Southwark Playhouse this summer, after a second run was cancelled last year. Operation Mincemeat will return for 14 work-in-progress performances from 23 July - 7 August followed by a full run from 9 August - 18 September.  Set in 1943, Operation Mincemeat dramatises an undercover mission that helped lead the British to victory in World War II. The production bills itself as “Singin’ in the Rain...
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