The Comedy About A Bank Robbery

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery Tickets

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

Running time: 
2 hours 20 minutes (One interval)
2 videos 13 images
Child Policy:
Suitable for 11+ 
Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields,
Mischief Theatre Company
Mark Bell
David Farley
Roberto Surace
Cast list:
Henry Shields, Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, Nancy Zamit, Dave Hearn, Charlie Russell, Greg Tannahill, Jeremy Lloyd, Chris Leask
The Comedy About A Bank Robbery Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
Thursday, 31 March, 2016
Opening date: 
Thursday, 21 April, 2016
Available from: 
Wednesday, 27 September, 2017
Booking to: 
Sunday, 1 April, 2018

Criterion Theatre

Piccadilly Circus, London, SW1Y 4XA
Nearest tube:
Piccadilly Circus

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery Customer reviews

Our Review

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

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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