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The Comedy About a Bank Robbery extends booking to October 2017
Mischief Theatre's hit show extends to October 2017
Mischief Theatre's third hit West End play The Comedy About a Bank Robbery has extended its booking at the Criterion Theatre by six months, now booking to 29 October 2017 completing 18 months in London's West End.
Written by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields, it is presented by Kenny Wax Ltd and Stage Presence Ltd. The production originally opened on 21 April 2016 following previews from 31 March 2016.
Directed by Mark Bell with Mischief Theatre, it features designs by David Farley, costumes by Roberto Surace, lighting design by David Howe, sound design by Jon Fiber and musical direction by Joey Hickman.
"One giant diamond. Eight incompetent crooks.And a security guard asleep on the job. What could possibly go right?"
The cast for this new comedy includes Dave Hearn (Sam), Henry Lewis (Mr Freeboys), Jeremy Lloyd (Randall), Charlie Russell (Caprice), Jonanthan Sayer (Warren), Henry Shields (Mitch), Greg Tannahill (Cooper), Nancy Wallinger (Ruth), Chris Leask ('everyone else').
Mischief Theatre currently has three shows running simultaneously in the West End – The Comedy About A Bank Robbery at the Criterion Theatre, the Olivier Award-winning The Play That Goes Wrong at the Duchess Theatre and Peter Pan Goes Wrong, which returns to the Apollo Theatre following a sell-out run last year. Over the Christmas period a specially written television adaptation of Peter Pan Goes Wrong will be broadcast by BBC1.
In addition to its work in the UK, The Play That Goes Wrong has toured internationally visiting the Holder’s Season Festival in Barbados, Madinat Theatre in Dubai and the Abu Dhabi Theatre, in its original English language. There are also productions being performed in translation in France, Bulgaria, Turkey and Poland with further productions planned for Berlin, Australia, Spain and Italy later this year.
Tickets for the new booking period are now on sale.