The Play That Goes Wrong

Booking from September 2020 to May 2021

The Play That Goes Wrong at the Duchess Theatre by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, and Henry Shields of Mischief Theatre Company is  the 2017 Broadway World Winner for Best New Play, 2017 Winner Favourite New Play, 2015 Olivier Award Winner for Best New Comedy, 2015 BroadwayWorld UK Winner for Best New Play and 2014 WhatsOnStage Award Winner for Best New 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!

★★★★★ ‘At one point I feared I was going to hyperventilate’ Daily Mail

★★★★‘Boy does it hit the funny bone… genuinely hilarious’ Daily Telegraph

★★★★‘A triumph of split-second timing’ Metro

Now stumbling through its fifth catastrophic year, Mischief Theatre’s The Play That Goes Wrong is guaranteed to leave you aching with laughter! 

Good To Know

The theatre is fitted with a Williams Sound hearing assistance system. Headsets are available on a first come first served basis.

Stalls N1 and J14 provide wheelchair spaces, with companion seats adjacent.

There are Ladies and Gentlemen’s toilets on all levels.

No suitcase storage at the venue.

How Does It Work

You will receive a confirmation email with your booking reference.

If you choose collect at box office please print this and bring it with you on the day of the show a minimum of 30 minutes before the performance start time.

Suitable For Children

Age Limit: 8+

All patrons under 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult. 


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Book Now from £24.00

Duchess Theatre

3-5 Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 5LA

Covent Garden or Temple

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Cancellation Policy: No exchanges or refunds

Duration: 2 hours and 5 minutes including one 20 minute interval.

Age Guidance: 8+, all patrons under 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

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