Magic Goes Wrong Apollo Theatre

Magic Goes Wrong tickets at the Apollo Theatre, London

Apollo Theatre, London

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Magic and comedy in one spellbinding evening

Mischief Theatre combine forces with legendary Las Vega magicians Penn & Teller to present Magic Goes Wrong, a spellbinding show combining the magic of theatre with on-stage illusion.

Nominated for Best New Comedy at the 2020 Olivier Awards, the comedy finds the original Mischief Company playing a hapless gang of magicians presenting a charity event. As the accidents spiral out of control, so does their fundraising target!

Coming together in 2008, Mischief Theatre have grown to become a leading acting company, with their plays being performed around the world. From the same company who brought The Play That Goes Wrong and The Comedy About a Bank Robbery to the West End, Magic Goes Wrong is an exciting, innovative and hilarious new comedy full of wonder and illusion.

Magic Goes Wrong tickets are booking until 27 February 2022 at the Apollo Theatre, London.

What is Magic Goes Wrong about?

It’s all in the name of charity. Enter a world of mischief and mayhem as the cast don their top hat and tails to conjure up an evening of grand illusion. Putting on a magic show to raise money for charity, as the show spirals out of control so does their fundraising target!

Who is in the London cast of Magic Goes Wrong?

The cast of Magic Goes Wrong features Louise Beresford (Peg), Scott Hunter (Mel), Shane David-Joseph (Sophisticato), Henry Lewis (Mind Mangler), Jane Milligan (Madame Escapade), Genevieve Nicole (Eugenia), Sydney K Smith (Mickey), Kazeem Tosin-Amore (The Blade), Nancy Zamit (Martina) and Steph De Whalley, Christian James and Tom Wainwright

Creative team

Written by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields with world renown magician’s Penn Jillette and Teller.

Magic Goes Wrong is directed by Adam Meggido with set design by Will Bowen, costume design by Roberto Surace, lighting design by David Howe, sound design by Paul Groothuis, video design by Duncan McLean and original music by Steve Brown.

Reviews of Magic Goes Wrong

★★★★ "Tommy Cooper, you suspect, would have loved it. I know I did" - The Times
★★★★ "A terrific new helping of the art of comic incompetence" - The Telegraph
★★★★ "Spellbinding romp by the masters of mischief" - Daily Mail
★★★★ "An evening of grand illusion…a delight from start to finish" - Broadway World
★★★★  Average review score

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Show Information

Age restrictions
Running time
2 hours 10 minutes
Performance dates
Booking to 27 February 2022

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Important Notes

Please note: Penn & Teller will not appear this production.

Important COVID entry requirements

We respectfully ask audience members aged 11 and above to wear a face covering
Your Visit
At least 48 hours before the performance we’ll ask you to check-in online to confirm your attendance. If you opted for e-tickets or print-at-home tickets, they will be emailed to you after completing check-in. E-tickets can be displayed on your mobile or smart device. Print-at-home tickets can be printed or presented on your mobile or smart device.
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

Apollo Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 7ES
Nearest Tube or Train: Piccadilly Circus (Bakerloo line, Piccadilly line)
Nearest Buses: 1, 14, 19, 22, 24, 29, 38, 55, 176
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