Ahead of the third anniversary of The Comedy About a Bank Robbery at the Criterion Theatre, it has been announced that the show’s run has been extended into 2020. Produced by Mischief Theatre Company, The Comedy About a Bank Robbery is set at a fictional city bank in Minneapolis in 1958, the comedic play follows an escaped convict who wants to get hold of a valuable diamond, which the workers at Minneapolis City Bank are meant to look after. The play was nominated for best new comedy at the 2017 Olivier Awards.
The appropriately named Mischief Theatre have been making merry mischief with the West End since 2014 when their fringe-born hit The Play That Goes Wrong transferred to the Duchess, which went on to win last year's Olivier Award for best comedy and is still running, and is now Broadway-bound. Their second show Peter Pan Goes Wrong, which ran at the Apollo last Christmas, was also Olivier... Read more