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Play That Goes Wrong

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Going wrong never felt so right than in this play about unlucky thespians.
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About Play That Goes Wrong

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! 


Given 5 stars from The Daily Mail, called a ‘Gut-busting hit' by the New York Times and with celebrity endorsements from the likes of Ant and Dec as the 'funniest show we've seen! If you can get a ticket go’, what are you waiting for?

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What the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society may lack in apparent skill and finesse, they more than make up for it in enthusiasm. Their past performances of iconic theatre shows include The Lion and The Wardrobe, James and the Peach and the beloved musical, Cat. Their latest production is a murder mystery, Murder at Haversham Manor. It's set to be the society's shining moment; The Mousetrap, eat your heart out. If only they could make it through a show without the set burning down that is. The hapless cast struggle to remember where they're meant to be, props are misplaced or broken and lines are frequently forgotten. Basically, everything that could go wrong, does. Book The Play That Goes Wrong tickets to see if they can make it to curtain up.

Delightfully disastrous, The Play That Goes Wrong is a hilarious Olivier Award-winning comedy that has had London audiences in stitches at the Duchess Theatre since 2014. Produced by Mischief Theatre, this hysterical show will have you wondering how a show where everything is so wrong could be so right!

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  • When the cast appeared on the prestigious Royal Variety Performance in 2015, the company were in front of 4,500 audience members including Prince Harry. 8 million people watched at home - now that's a lot of people.
  • Mischief Theatre are also the brains behind acclaimed plays such as The Comedy about a Bank Robbery, Groan Ups and Magic Goes Wrong.
  • The only continent to not have seen a production of The Play That Goes Wrong is Antarctica.
  • The show has won 11 well-deserved awards, including a Tony, Olivier and Molière. Show-offs!
  • The 2017-18 cast played for 50 weeks and 1 day, which amounts to 379 performances. During that time, 430 sugar glass vases blown to bits, 145 fire extinguishers were used (thankfully, they were part of the play) and 31 charity collections from the show raised over £68,000.
Start date

June 18th, 2021

End date

October 30th, 2022

Genre

Play, Family

Venue

Duchess Theatre

Age

Going so wrong never felt so right than in this gloriously silly play about unlucky thespians

From £23
Book with confidence

Guaranteed exchanges and timely notifications if a performance is cancelled at any point.

Exchange up to 48 hours before performance for customers unable to attend due to Covid-19.

Customer support available. If you can’t use your exchange, we’ll do our best to help.

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