The Comedy about a Bank Robbery extends at the Criterion Theatre to 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.
This is the second production by Mischief Theatre Company to have played a continuous run in London for three years, with the company’s first West End show The Play That Goes Wrong now in its fifth year.
The Comedy About a Bank Robbery will now play for an extended booking period through to 3rd May 2020.
It has also been announced that Matthew Cavendish will take over the role of Warren Slax and Jean-Luke Worrell will take over the role of Cooper from 23rd April.
The current cast is completed by Samson Ajewole (Cooper), Jenna Augen (Ruth Monaghan), Jack Baldwin (Officer Randal Shuck), Leonard Cook (Robin Freeboys), Chris Leask (Everyone Else), Emily Stott (Caprice Freeboys), Gareth Tempest (Mitch Ruscitti), Jack Whittle (Sam Monaghan) and Jean-Luke Worrell (Warren Slax).
In September 2019, Mischief Theatre Company will begin their 12-month residency at the Vaudeville Theatre, presenting three new plays: Groan Ups, Magic Goes Wrong and a third play yet to be announced.