Mischief Theatre’s smash-and-grab hit The Comedy About A Bank Robbery is a fast, fabulous comedy caper and the funniest show in the West End!
Written by and Mischief Theatre the team behind the 2015 Olivier award-winning Best New Comedy The Play That Goes Wrong and Peter Pan Goes Wrong, book now, to be entertained by their unique brand of humour in this hilarious show. It would be criminal to miss it.
The Comedy About A Bank Robbery is booking until 3 May 2020 at the Criterion Theatre, London.
What’s the Story?
Summer 1958. Minneapolis City Bank has been entrusted with a priceless diamond. An escaped convict is dead set on pocketing the gem with the help of his screwball sidekick, trickster girlfriend… and the maintenance man.
With mistaken identities, love triangles and hidden agendas, even the most reputable can’t be trusted. In a town where everyone’s a crook, who will end up bagging the jewel?
Who’s in it? Cast
The cast includes Sean Carey, David Coomber, Julia Frith, George Hannigan, Liam Jeavons, Damian Lynch, Killian Macardle, Jon Trenchard and Ashley Tucker, with understudies Julie Cullen, Charlotte Duffy, Tom Hopcroft, Ross Virgo and Eddy Westbury.
Created by Mischief Theatre. Directed by Marc Bell and members of Mischief Theatre Company.
This is the funniest show in town – Daily Telegraph
Fast and fabulous comedy caper is a joyful night out – The Times
The best new comedy to open straight into the West End in decades – Time Out
Thrilling and daringly inventive…This lung-bustingly funny play is just what the therapist ordered – The Guardian
The industrious Mischief Theatre scores a third consecutive West End hit – The Stage
Important NotesSuitable for 11+ (Moderate sexual innuendos throughout)
Theatre InformationCriterion Theatre
Address: Piccadilly Circus, London, SW1Y 4XA
Nearest Underground: Piccadilly Circus (Piccadilly line, Bakerloo line)
Nearest Buses: 3, 6, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 22, 23, 38, 88, 94, 139, 159, 453
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