Mischief Theatre’s Peter Pan Goes Wrong is set to return to London this Christmas, with a run at the newly-reopened Alexandra Palace Theatre forming part of a UK tour. The production, which last ran in London in 2016, sees the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society – the fictitious drama group at the centre of The Play That Goes Wrong – present their festive production of JM Barrie’s Peter Pan. Having premiered at the Pleasance Theatre in 2013, the production ran at the Apollo Theatre in 2015 and 2016, with the production being filmed for television and broadcast on BBC on New Year’s Eve in 2016.
"This is not a pantomime," says the publicity for Peter Pan Goes Wrong. But it is a farce — and a riotous one — in which, instead of Peter Pan's traditional declaration that to die would be an awfully big adventure, it is more of an awfully big misadventure here. But then Peter Pan was never written by JM Barrie to be performed as a panto — it's actually a rather serious, sometimes brooding... Read more