Opened: 3rd September 2014
Booking period: 30th September 2018
Show Times: Tuesday-Saturday 19:30, Saturday 14:30 & Sunday 15:00 and 19:00
Running Time: 2 hours 5 minutes
Venue: Duchess Theatre
The Play That Goes Wrong was created by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields, who are a part of the Mischief Theatre Company. The play premiered at the Old Red Lion Theatre in London in 2012. It then moved to the Trafalgar Studios and then to the Duchess Theatre. It is an acclaimed production and won the ‘Best New Comedy’ Olivier Award in 2015.
The play is about a drama society putting on a murder mystery which goes wrong. Against all odds, the determined cast make the final curtain. It could be described as Fawlty Towers on stage.
Daniel Poyser as Trevor
Jack Baldwin as Chris
Fred Gray by Jonathan
Leonard Cook as Robert
Sydney K Smith as Dennis
Katy Daghorn as Sandra
George Haynes as Max
Lindsey Scott as Annie
Tom Babbage, Jamie Birkett, Sean Carey and Beth Lilly
The Play That Goes Wrong is showing at the Duchess Theatre and is currently booking until September 2018. The Duchess Theatre opened on 25th November 1929. The Duchess holds the record for the shortest ever run of a show, The Intimate Revue, which failed to complete its first performance.
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