The Play That Goes Wrong tickets at the Duchess Theatre, London

Duchess Theatre, London

The smash-hit slapstick comedy, now in it’s 8th disastrous year

Winner of the 2015 Olivier Award for Best New Comedy, The Play That Goes Wrong is the 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, the show has wowed audiences on London’s fringe and on a major UK tour, and is now set for an acclaimed residency at the Duchess Theatre in the West End.

Co-written by Mischief Theatre‘s Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields, and directed by Mark Bell.

The Play That Goes Wrong tickets at The Duchess Theatre, London are available to book for performances until 30 October 2022.

What is The Play That Goes Wrong about?

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 Play That Goes Wrong London cast?

The London production of The Play That Goes Wrong features Blayar Benn, Milo Clarke, Ross Green, Michael Keane, David Kirkbride and Ciara Morris. The understudies are Tom Bulpett, Oliver Clayton and Jack Michael Stacey.


★★★★★ ‘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

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Important Notes

Running Time: 2 Hours 5 Minutes

Age Restrictions: Suitable for ages 8+

Important COVID Entry Requirements


You are required to wear a mask at all times while inside this venue.

Social distancing

You are required to keep distance from other audience members and the venue’s staff while inside this venue

Covid safety

This venue has additional Covid-19 safety measures in place to ensure the health and well-being of the staff, performers, and guests.

This venue is complying with the latest industry 'See It Safely' guidelines.

Venue Information

Duchess Theatre, 3-5 Catherine Street, 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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