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The Play That Goes Wrong

Wrong never felt so right

What happens when you combine a classic whodunit murder mystery with a comic farce? The answer is Mischief Theatre’s catastrophic, Olivier Award-winning comedy The Play That Goes Wrong, which is leaving audiences aching with laughter at the Duchess Theatre.

The hapless Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society is staging its latest production, The Murder at Haversham Manor – a classic murder mystery tale akin to Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap. However, in the hands of these accident-prone actors, everything that can go wrong does! The cast battle through countless disasters, from faulty sets to fluffed lines, in a desperate bid to bring the play to its thrilling conclusion, with hilarious results.

Mischief Theatre have taken the West End by storm, mounting several award-winning plays, including The Comedy About a Bank Robbery at the Criterion Theatre, Mischief Movie Night and Magic Goes Wrong at the Vaudeville Theatre.

Having taken the West End by storm since 2014, this play has gone on to become a global phenomenon, with productions playing on Broadway and around the globe. The Play That Goes Wrong tickets are perfect for a slice of escapist comedy and guaranteed to leave you giggling all the way home.

Important information

Playing at: Duchess Theatre, Catherine Street, London, WC2B 5LA

Performance dates: 27 Jul 2021 - 30 Jan 2022

Running time: 2 hours 5 minutes (including an interval)

Age recommendation: Best for age 8+. Children under 5 not permitted.

Next performances

DateMatineeEvening
29 Jul Thursday --7:30pm
30 Jul Friday --7:30pm
31 Jul Saturday 2:30pm7:30pm
01 Aug Sunday 3:00pm7:00pm
03 Aug Tuesday --7:30pm
04 Aug Wednesday --7:30pm
05 Aug Thursday --7:30pm

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Fantastically funny, so many laughs and such great fun. The set is amazing and the actors work so hard on this show. More

EDC2019 5’10, 80 reviews, 2 helpful votes

AMAZING! This show is a masterpiece and entertained the hell out of me. The set is so cleverly designed that although ‘Goes Wrong’... More

sams6 4 reviews, 0 helpful votes

There were, as the reviews say, some people crying with laughter. For me it was more like snorts of amusement, but then I'm not the... More

markh25 40 reviews, 1 helpful vote

Very funny, even when you have already seen the show! Although a little of the plot gets lost near the end, it is very unexpected and... More

bethanye1 4 reviews, 0 helpful votes

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irisjeregenboog 161, 9 reviews, 0 helpful votes

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danieltaylor 6 reviews, 0 helpful votes

I absolutely loved the show. It was extremely funny and very clever how it was done. It is something different to watch and, being... More

annacatchpole 5"4, 14 reviews, 0 helpful votes

Absolutely brilliant, laugh out loud show. So much fun to go see a show that’s just plain hilarious without trying to relate to the... More

HeyImMark 171cm, 119 reviews, 4 helpful votes

Pure comedy genius! One of the funniest, if not the funniest things I've seen on stage in years. Exceptionally well acted and directed,... More

rikkiONshow 178cm, 367 reviews, 6 helpful votes
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