The Play That Goes Wrong

The Play That Goes Wrong Tickets

Duchess Theatre
West End
2 Hours 5 Minutes

The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society are putting on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong... does!

The accident-prone thespians battle against all odds to make it through to their final curtain call, with hilarious consequences!


Book your The Play That Goes Wrong tickets, playing at The Duchess Theatre today.

The Play That Goes Wrong Synopsis: 

Described as Fawlty Towers meets Noises Off

Age Restrictions: 
Suitable for ages 8+  
Mischief Theatre company members Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields
Kenny Wax Ltd and Stage Presence Ltd
Mark Bell
Ric Mountjoy
Andy Johnson
Nigel Hook
Roberto Surace
Cast list: 
Leonard Cook (Robert), Bryony Corrigan (Sandra), Harry Kershaw (Chris), Laura Kirman (Annie), Chris Leask (Trevor), James Marlowe (Max), Laurence Pears (Jonathan), Niall Ransome (Dennis), Adam Byron, Matt Cavendish, April Hughes and Sarah Madigan.
The Play That Goes Wrong Schedule
Previews from: 
Friday, 5 September, 2014
Opening date: 
Sunday, 14 September, 2014
Available from: 
Sunday, 2 October, 2016
Booking to: 
Sunday, 10 September, 2017
3-5 Catherine Street, London, WC2B 5LA
Nearest tube:
Covent Garden

Latest The Play That Goes Wrong News & Features

Friday, September 2, 2016
Interview with The Play That Goes Wrong & Waiting For Waiting For Godot director Mark Bell

Director Mark Bell certainly knows all about making comedy. Having directed the West End productions of Olivier Award-winning The Play That Goes Wrong and The Comedy About a Bank Robbery, his ability to make audiences laugh and create controlled mayhem is second to none.

The Play That Goes Wrong new cast
Thursday, July 7, 2016
The Play That Goes Wrong extends to 10 September 2017

 It has been announced that the Olivier Award-winning Best Comedy The Play That Goes Wrong has extended its booking period at the Duchess Theatre, where it is now booking to 10 September 2017.

Monday, June 13, 2016
The Play That Goes Wrong announces new cast - June 2016

Olivier Award winner for Best New Comedy, The Play That Goes Wrong, by Mischief Theatre company members Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields, has announced that a new cast will take over from 29 June 2016, at the Duchess Theatre. The show is currently booking until 26 February 2017.

Our Review

The theatre loves nothing more than itself, especially when things aren't going to plan: this kind of self-sustaining narcissism has made hits of everything from The Producers and Spamalot to Michael Frayn's Noises Off. And in The Play That Goes Wrong, we're here to prick the pomposities and artifice of theatre yet again in a bustling portrait of an... Read more

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