The Comeback

The Comeback

13 no. saves icon · Comedy

A brilliantly original and hilarious new comedy

Overview

The Comeback is set to delight all generations at the Noël Coward Theatre this July. This debut play from The Pin’s award-winning Ben Ashenden and Alex Owen - ‘destined to become one of the great comedy duos’ (Radio Times) - tells the story of two double acts fighting to wrestle control of the most chaotic, farcical and high-stakes gig of their respective careers. Directed by Emily Burns, The Comeback will have audiences doubled over laughing and wiping a tear away at the end with its heart-warming exploration of bittersweet nostalgia and the enduring power of friendship. This show is a much needed dose of feel-good, dizzying escapism with real emotional heart, and a celebrity guest each night to boot.

Up-and-coming comics Ben and Alex have been booked in the warm-up spot for a beloved but fading double act’s comeback tour. Neither duo are delighted to be playing to a sparse crowd in a sleepy, seaside town, but when it’s revealed that a Hollywood director is in the audience, both acts glimpse a final chance for their big break. Cue sabotage, mistaken identity and full on farcical mayhem, as the performance descends into a desperate battle for the limelight.

With the action alternating between offstage and on, and the tone between Noises Off and Morecambe and Wise’s old-school charm, this is a warm-hearted, joyful, and dazzlingly funny new comedy.

Age recommendation: 7+
Please note: the production features minor adult language.

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Date & time

Show ended
Sat 10 Jul - Sun 25 Jul 2021,
2.30pm & 7.30pm

All seats have been organised into socially distanced groups of 1-6. All seats within each group must be purchased in full by one customer at the time of booking.

In accordance with government guidelines, the auditorium has been organised into socially distant groups that are 1 metre apart in all directions. These must be purchased in full at the time of booking and can only comprise of single households, or a support bubble.

**Promo codes can not be applied on this show**
Runtime: 1 hr 25 mins

Venue

St Martin's Lane WC2N 4AU London, UK · Get Directions
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