The Book of Mormon

Seven outrageously funny London Theatre shows in 2016

1. THE BOOK OF MORMON at the Prince of Wales Theatre

London’s hottest ticket and funniest show – don’t miss The Book of Mormon! the smash-hit musical by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone plus Avenue Q’s Robert Lopez.
The Book of Mormon follows the story of two young Mormon missionaries who are sent to Uganda to convert citizens to the Mormon religion. With 9 Tony Awards and 4 Olivier Awards to its name, and the New York Times proclaiming it “the best musical of this century”, The Book of Mormon is one of the must-see shows in London.


2. HAND TO GOD at the Vaudeville Theatre


If you liked The Book of Mormon and Avenue Q, you’ll love Broadway’s most exciting new play Hand to God. Billed as a “hilarious and heartbreaking new comedy”, Robert Askins’ play centres around shy teenager Jason as his sock puppet Tyrone comes to life and takes on a shocking, foul-mouthed personality.


3. BAD JEWS at the Theatre Royal Haymarket

Bad Jews

Following sell-out runs at the Arts Theatre, Ustinov, Bath and the St James Theatre Victoria, Joshua Harmon’s viciously funny play about family, faith and legacy returns to the West End for a limited run.


4. THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG at the Duchess Theatre


The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society are putting on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong… does! The accident-prone thespians battle against all odds to make it through to their final curtain call, with hilarious consequences!


5. THE PAINKILLER at the Garrick Theatre

the painkiller

Rob Bryden and Kenneth Branagh star in Sean Foley’s adaptation of Francis Veber’s hilariously dark, classic French farce. This is a comic tour-de-force.

Two men. Two lonely hotel rooms. An adjoining door. One of them is a killer. One of them wants to die. What could possibly go wrong? The laughs ensue in this farcical physical comedy.


6. THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBER at the Criterion Theatre


One giant diamond. Eight incompetent crooks. And a security guard asleep on the job. What could possibly go right?

Written by and starring the Mischief Theatre Company who brought you 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 new show. It would be criminal to miss it.


7. NOTMOSES at the Arts Theatre


Don’t miss the hilarious new play, NotMoses, when it makes its world premiere at the Arts Theatre. Set in Ancient Egypt, NotMoses is the story of a crying baby who is plucked from his basket by a Princess only to be dumped back in the Nile when she sees a nicer baby, Moses.  NotMoses is an important work that answers the question that has troubled mankind throughout the ages: Does oral sex constitute adultery? Destined to end up in a drawer in every hotel room in the world, there’s only one play in town where you can experience the wonder of the ten plagues


📷 Main photo: The Book of Mormon

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