The Play That Goes Wrong

The Play That Goes Wrong

Duchess Theatre · 11 FEB - 03 MAY

Fawlty Towers meets Noises Off, in THE smash hit comedy!


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 five stars from the Daily Mail and called 'ridiculously funny' by Libby Purves.

The Daily Telegraph sums it up as 'genuinely hilarious'.

Celebrity endorsements from the likes of Joanna Lumley 'spectacularly funny and bitingly accurate' -
The Play That Goes Wrong is guaranteed to leave you aching with laughter!'

Critic reviews

At one point I feared I was going to hyperventilate

The Daily Mail

Boy does it hit the funny bone… genuinely hilarious

Daily Telegraph

A triumph of split-second timing


Immaculately staged… roused even a staid matinee audience to hysterics

The Times

Date & time

Until 03 May
Until Sun 3 May 2020, Tue - Sat 7.30pm, Sat mats 2.30pm, Sun 3pm & 7pm
Runtime: 2 hrs 5 mins


Duchess Theatre
3-5 Catherine St WC2B 5LA London, UK · Get Directions

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