The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, Criterion Theatre, London

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery

Criterion Theatre, London

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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.

Creative Team

Created by Mischief Theatre. Directed by Marc Bell and members of Mischief Theatre Company.

Reviews

★★★★★ 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


Show Information

Performance dates
Booking to 3 May 2020

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Important Notes

Suitable for 11+ (Moderate sexual innuendos throughout)


Venue Information

Criterion Theatre, Piccadilly Circus, London, SW1Y 4XA
Nearest Tube or Train: 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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