The Play That Goes Wrong

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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.

Running time: 
2 Hours 5 Minutes
Categories: 
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About The Play That Goes Wrong:

Described as Fawlty Towers meets Noises Off

Child Policy:
Suitable for ages 8+  
By:
Mischief Theatre company members Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields
Producer:
Kenny Wax Ltd and Stage Presence Ltd
Director:
Mark Bell
Lighting:
Ric Mountjoy
Sound:
Andy Johnson
Design:
Nigel Hook
Costume:
Roberto Surace
Cast list:
Jack Baldwin as Chris, Leonard Cook as Robert, Katy Daghorn as Sandra, Fred Gray as Jonathan, George Haynes as Max, Daniel Poyser as Trevor, Lindsey Scott as Annie and Sydney K Smith as Dennis, alongside Tom Babbage, Jamie Birkett, Sean Carey and Beth Lilly.
The Play That Goes Wrong Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
Friday, 5 September, 2014
Opening date: 
Sunday, 14 September, 2014
Available from: 
Wednesday, 27 September, 2017
Booking to: 
Sunday, 30 September, 2018
MatineeEvening
Monday--
Tuesday-7.30pm
Wednesday-7.30pm
Thursday-7.30pm
Friday-7.30pm
Saturday2.30pm7.30pm
Sunday3.00pm7.00pm

Duchess Theatre

Address:
3-5 Catherine Street, London, WC2B 5LA
Nearest tube:
Covent Garden

The Play That Goes Wrong Customer reviews

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 amateur dramatic company from Cornley... Read more

Latest The Play That Goes Wrong News & Features

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The Play That Goes Wrong extends in the West End
Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Mischief Theatre’s hit The Play That Goes Wrong has announced it has extended its run in the West End. The play opened at the Duchess Theatre in September 2014 and, in celebration of the show’s 3rd birthday, has extended its booking period to 30th September 2018.  The Play That Goes Wrong is about The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society who are in the midst of  putting on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong, does. 

Interview with The Play That Goes Wrong on Broadway
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

After brightening up the West End with not one but three hit comedies the folk at Mischief Theatre certainly know how to entertain an audience. Their Olivier Award-winning comedy The Play That Goes Wrong started from humble beginnings in a pub theatre before transferring to the Trafalgar Studios, enjoying a UK tour and an extended run at the Duchess Theatre in the West End where it is now booking into its fourth year.

New cast announced for The Play That Goes Wrong in the West End
New cast announced for The Play That Goes Wrong in the West End
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Following the Broadway opening of the Olivier Award-winning comedy The Play That Goes Wrong, producers have today announced the new cast for the original London production at the Duchess Theatre from 10 May 2017. The new cast will include Jack Baldwin as Chris, Leonard Cook as Robert, Katy Daghorn as Sandra, Fred Gray as Jonathan, George Haynes as Max, Daniel Poyser as Trevor, Lindsey Scott as Annie and Sydney K Smith as Dennis, alongside Tom Babbage, Jamie Birkett, Sean Carey and Beth Lilly.

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The Play That Goes Wrong extends booking in London's West End
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Ahead of its Broadway opening, the Olivier Award-winning comedy The Play That Goes Wrong has extended its booking at the West End's Duchess Theatre to 25 February 2018. "Stumbling through its third catastrophic year" the play is written and created by Mischief Theatre company members Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields. The production originally opened in the West End on 14 September 2014, following previews from 5 September, 2014.

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