The Comedy About A Bank Robbery

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Mischief Theatre’s smash-and-grab hit The Comedy About A Bank Robbery is a fast, fabulous comedy caper and the funniest show in the West End!

Summer 1958. Minneapolis City Bank has been entrusted with a priceless diamond. An escaped convict is dead set on pocketing the gem with the help of his screwball sidekick, trickster girlfriend… and the maintenance man. With mistaken identities, love triangles and hidden agendas, even the most reputable can’t be trusted. In a town where everyone’s a crook, who will end up bagging the jewel?

Book now for this dynamite comedy. It would be criminal to miss it!

★★★★★ "This is the funniest show in the West End" The Telegraph

★★★★★ "A fast and fabulous comedy caper is a joyful night out" The Times

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery running time: 
2 hours 30 minutes (One interval)
2 videos 8 images
Suitable for 11+ 
By:
Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields,
Producer:
Mischief Theatre Company
Director:
Mark Bell
Design:
David Farley
Costume:
Roberto Surace
Cast list:
Sean Carey (Sam Monaghan), David Coomber (Neil Cooper), Julia Frith (Caprice Freeboys), George Hannigan (Everyone Else) Liam Jeavons (Mitch Ruscitti), Damian Lynch (Robin Freeboys), Killian Macardle (Officer Randal Chuck), Jon Trenchard (Warren Slax) and Ashley Tucker (Ruth Monaghan), Julie Cullen, Charlotte Duffy, Tom Hopcroft, Ross Virgo and Eddy Westbury.

Criterion Theatre

Address:
Piccadilly Circus, London, SW1Y 4XA, GB-WSM, GB
Nearest tube:
Piccadilly Circus

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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

Latest The Comedy About A Bank Robbery News & Features

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Cast Mates: Comedy About a Bank Robbery’s Emily Stott and Jack Whittle
Thursday, June 6, 2019

To pull off a heist, you need to have a tight-knit team, thinking as working as one, pre-empting every movement your mob makes. The same can be said about theatre: you need to know your fellow actors inside out. With that in mind, who better to put to our Cast Mates test than Emily Stott and Jack Whittle, who play Caprice Freeboys and Sam Monaghan in Mischief Theatre’s The Comedy About A Bank Robbery. We headed backstage at the Criterion Theatre before a performance to put the actors to the test. Find out how they got on below. The Comedy About A Bank Robbery is at the Criterion Theatre.

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The Comedy about a Bank Robbery extends at the Criterion Theatre to 2020
Tuesday, April 2, 2019

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 Comedy About A Bank Robbery
Behind the scenes: The Comedy About A Bank Robbery’s crazy quick changes
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

It’s no surprise that in a show where one actor plays the role of ‘Everyone Else’, The Comedy About A Bank Robbery racks up an impressive 60+ quick costume changes as the cast and wardrobe departments alike drive Mischief Theatre’s hilarious play. With such an impressive number of quick changes, there’s probably no one better in the West End to ask for tips about how to nail the perfect costume change.

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
The Comedy About A Bank Robbery announces new cast and extended booking period
Monday, November 26, 2018

The Olivier Award-nominated play The Comedy About A Bank Robbery has extended its booking period at the Criterion Theatre, playing until 3rd November 2019, as well as announcing a new cast for its run. Brought to the West End by Mischief Theatre, The Comedy About A Bank Robbery opened in 2016 and is set in a city bank in Minneapolis in 1958. In a town where nobody can be trusted, people try to bag the jewel for themselves. With an escaped convict, mistaken identities and love triangles, it isn’t easy to get the goods that everyone wants.

The Comedy About a Bank Robbery
The Comedy About A Bank Robbery extends in the West End with a new cast
Monday, November 6, 2017

Mischief Theatre’s The Comedy About A Bank Robbery has extended at the Criterion Theatre in the West End until November 2018, and has also confirmed a new cast for its run.  Set in Minneapolis in 1958, the play is about an escaped convict who is set on stealing a priceless diamond from the city bank. Having opened at the Criterion in May 2016, the play is now booking at the theatre until 4th November 2018. 

Interview with The Comedy About a Bank Robbery's Hannah Boyce
Monday, July 31, 2017

Currently running at the Criterion Theatre, The Comedy About a Bank Robbery is Mischief Theatre's wacky play about, well, you can probably tell what it's about. The production recently announced it would be extending in the West End until April 2018 (April Fool’s day, no less), so we caught up with one of the show's cast to find out what it's like to be in the show. 

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