The Play That Goes Wrong

The Play That Goes Wrong Tickets

Duchess Theatre, London
Booking to 29 October 2023
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The smash-hit slapstick comedy, now in it’s 8th disastrous year

Get ready to laugh yourself silly. Winner of the 2015 Olivier Award for Best New Comedy, The Play That Goes Wrong is a hilarious show about a hapless group of amateur thespians who attempt to stage a Murder Mystery evening – with disastrous results!

Using traditional farce and Buster Keaton inspired slapstick, this must-see show is now the longest running comedy in London’s West End.

The Play That Goes Wrong tickets are a guaranteed great night out at the theatre.

The Play That Goes Wrong is booking until 29 October 2023 at The Duchess Theatre, London.

What's the story of The Play That Goes Wrong?

When the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society attempt to stage a Twenties murder mystery evening they have high hopes for a smash-hit… but smash is all they get as everything that can go wrong, does go wrong! But the accident prone thespians battle on against all the odds to get to their final curtain call.

Who is in the cast of The Play That Goes Wrong?

The London cast of The Play That Goes Wrong stars Tomisin Ajanias as Trevor, Jo Ben Ayed as Dennis, Ashh Blackwood as Annie, Anya de Villiersas Sandra, Tendai Humphrey Sitima as Robert, Scott Hunter as Max, Oliver Mott as Jonathan, and Mikhail Sen as Chris. The company is completed by Roisin Fahey, Charlie Richards, Stuart Vincent, Emily Waters and Jack Whittle.

The company is completed by Rosemarie Akwafo, Euan Bennet, Colin Burnicle, Sally Cheng and Damien James.

Who are the creative team of The Play That Goes Wrong?

The Play That Goes Wrong is co-written by Mischief company members Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields and is directed by Mark Bell, with set designs by Nigel Hook, costumes by Roberto Surace, lighting by Ric Mountjoy, original music by Rob Falconer, sound design by Andy Johnson, the associate director is Sean Turner and the resident director is Amy Marchant.


Reviews of The Play That Goes Wrong

★★★★★ 'I haven't laughed so much for years.' - Independent on Sunday
★★★★ 'I feared I was going to hyperventilate' -  The Daily Mail
A masterpiece of malfunction' - The Times
'Very, very funny' - The Guardian
'I was reduced to tears of joy' - Independent on Sunday
★★★★  Average review score

Show Information

Performance dates
Booking to 29 October 2023
Age restrictions
Suitable for ages 8+
Running time
2 hours 5 minutes (including interval)
Performance days
Evenings: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Matinees: Saturday, Sunday

Performance information is for guidance only. Check booking calendar for details.


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Venue Information

Duchess Theatre, 3-5 Catherine Street, London, WC2B 5LA
Nearest Tube or Train: Covent Garden (Piccadilly line)
Nearest Buses: 1, 4, 6, 11, 13, 15, 23, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77A, 91, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176, 188, 243, 341
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