The Play That Goes Wrong Tickets
Mischief Theatre’s hilarious comedy of errors will leave you in stitches, as an am-dram group's latest murder mystery goes awry.
The Play That Goes Wrong Tickets Never Felt So Right!What happens when you combine a murder mystery and a comic farce? Mischief Theatre’s catastrophic, but brilliant, The Play That Goes Wrong! The West End’s longest-running comedy is Fawlty Towers meets Noises Off, as a fictional am-dram society desperately try to stage a brand new murder mystery without any mishaps.
The winner of the 2015 Olivier Award for Best New Comedy is still the top pick for rib-tickling comedy years later, laughing up a storm at the Duchess Theatre.
What is The Play That Goes Wrong about?The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society is staging its latest production, The Murder at Haversham Manor. But in the hands of these accident-prone actors, everything that can go wrong does! The cast battle through faulty sets, fluffed lines and more in a desperate bid to bring the play to its thrilling - and hilarious - conclusion.
This must-see hit show is an absolute riot from start to finish, with plenty of surprises, a little bit of audience interaction, and hilariously clever send-ups of the Agatha Christie-style whodunnits. This acting troupe take “break a leg” a bit too literally, and the results are side-splitting as audiences get to see the backstage team frantically fixing set pieces as the actors valiantly battle their way through, come hell or high water.
The Play That Goes Wrong Cast and CreativesThe cast of The Play That Goes Wrong includes Rolan Bell as Robert, Daniel Cech-Lucas as Chris, Luke Dayhill as Jonathan, Lucy Doyle as Sandra, Gavin Dunn as Trevor, Iona Fraser as Annie, Keith Ramsay as Dennis, and Ross Virgo as Max.
This rib-tickling masterpiece is the first show from Mischief Theatre, who have taken theatreland by storm with several award-winning comedies. Other hit shows from the team include The Comedy About a Bank Robbery and Magic Goes Wrong.
The Play That Goes Wrong: London’s Longest-Running ComedyMischief Theatre burst onto the scene with The Play That Goes Wrong in 2012, and it has been running at the Duchess Theatre since 2014; the longest-running play the venue has seen since it opened nearly 100 years ago. An instant hit with theatregoers and critics, the play has embarked on UK tours, transferred to New York, and won several awards including the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy in 2015.
Everything goes wrong for the unfortunate characters, but something has gone very right for the show’s creators in the real world; they’ve gone on to enjoy enormous acclaim, and have applied their winning blend of comic capers, slapstick and perfectly-pitched chaos to Peter Pan, Penn and Teller and even a BBC TV series, The Goes Wrong Show.
The Play That Goes Wrong ReviewsThis laugh-out-loud comedy has been in the West End for almost ten years, and was an immediate hit with critics and audiences when it premiered in 2014!
The Telegraph called it “delightful”, while The Stage gave it four stars and raved about its “outrageous, sometimes courageous inventiveness” and “brilliantly sustained” joke from start to end. Mark Shenton even wrote in London Theatre that Mischief Theatre “may have a substantial little hit on their hands” - and he certainly wasn’t wrong, because this show is still one of the most enjoyable and popular in London!