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The Comedy About a Bank Robbery extends in London's West End
The hit comedy extends booking.
Producers of the hit West End play The Comedy About A Bank Robbery have announced that the show has extended to 1 April 2018.
The comedy opened at the Criterion Theatre on 21 April 2016, following previews from 31 March.
The cast currently include Jeremy Lloyd (Everyone Else), Hannah Boyce (Caprice), Mark Hammersley (Warren), Sean Kearns (Freeboys), Steffan Lloyd-Evans (Sam), Tania Mathurin (Ruth), Christopher Pizzey (Smitties), Gareth Tempest (Mitch), Miles Yekinni (Cooper) and understudies Michael Bodie, Samuel Fogell, Paula Kay, Niall Ransome and Holly Sumpton.
Created by Mischief Theatre, The Comedy About a Bank Robbery is written by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields and features direction by Mark Bell, design by David Farley and costume by Roberto Surace. The production opened to excellent reviews: "swag-loads of pleasure" (Telegraph); " thrillingly and daringly inventive" (Guardian); "full of invention and surprises" (Radio Times).
"A priceless diamond has been entrusted to the city bank, but in a town where everyone’s a crook and even security guards can’t be trusted, what could possibly go wrong? Delivering swag loads of laughter, Ocean’s Eleven meets the Marx Brothers in this dynamite new comedy."
Mischief Theatre’s production of The Play That Goes Wrong is currently running on Broadway at the Lyceum Theatre.
Directed by Mark Bell with Nancy Zamit for Mischief Theatre it features designs by David Farley, costumes by Roberto Surace, lighting by David Howe, sound design by Jon Fiber for JollyGoodTunes and musical direction by Joey Hickman.
The Comedy About A Bank Robbery is a Mischief Theatre production presented by Kenny Wax Ltd and Stage Presence Ltd.
The Comedy About A Bank Robbery tickets are now on sale.