The Play That Goes Wrong Tickets
Described as Fawlty Towers meets Noises Off, this is THE smash hit 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!
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!'
Age restrictionRecommended for ages 8 and above. Children under the age of 5 will not be admitted. (Please note children under 15 years of age must be accompanied by and sat with an adult over 18 years of age.)
Running time2hr 5min (inc. interval)
Performance dates18 June 2021 - 29 October 2023
Please note there are no performances on Mondays.
Venue Dispatch: Please note you will be contacted by the venue 24-48 hours before the performance with instructions on how to check-in and retrieve your e-ticket
Nimax theatres respectfully ask audience members to wear a mask, except when eating or drinking or if customers are exempt.
AccessSigned performance: 8 Sept 2023 at 7.30pm, 1 October 2023 at 3pm. Captioned performances: 17 September 2023 at 3 pm, 6 October 2023 at 7.30pm. Audio Described performances: 22 September 2023 at 7.30pm , 15 October 2023 at 3 pm
SAVE ON TICKET PRICES Valid Tuesday – Friday and Sunday evening performances 24 November 2022 – 31 January 2023. Excluding 16 December 2022 - 1 January 2023. Book by 28 November 2022.
Upcoming Performance Times
#TicketTuesday The Play That Goes Wrong
It’s Ticket Tuesday and this week we are celebrating a new cast getting it wrong at the Duchess Theatre. We are giving our members a chance to win a pair of tickets to see the London production of The Play That Goes Wrong. All you need to do to enter is make sure you’re a member of our mailing list or join here.
7 Dec, 2021 | By Nicky Sweetland
News / Features / Casting
West End cast announced for The Play That Goes Wrong reopening
Mischief Theatre’s The Play That Goes Wrong will resume performances at the West End’s Duchess Theatre on 18 June 2021. The award-winning comedy has just revealed its full cast for its return. The international hit will continue to be the funniest play in London this summer, making it the perfect choice for guaranteed relentless laughter. Tickets for The Play That Goes Wrong are now booking for its reopening next month!
13 May, 2021 | By Jade Ali
News / Productions / Casting
Cast announced for The Play That Goes Wrong's West End return
The London cast of The Play That Goes Wrong has been announced ahead of the show's big return to the stage. Mischief Theatre's Olivier Award-winning theatrical gem is set to re-open this November at the Duchess Theatre, which has been newly reconfigured to accommodate for social distancing and COVID safety measures. Tickets for the West End production of The Play That Goes Wrong have already gone back on sale. Beat the rush and secure your seats today!
25 Sep, 2020 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels
News / Features
The Play That Goes Wrong returns to the West End!
Thanks to the hard work from Nimax Theatres, theatre is making a come back. Social distancing and Covid-secure being the first things at play and then the rest is the long-awaited return of our theatres. The Play That Goes Wrong will return to its home at the West End’s Duchess Theatre from 19 November 2020. If there was ever a more suited time to go and see this genius yet silly play, then its 2020. Tickets for The Play That Goes Wrong are back on sale now!
25 Sep, 2020 | By Jade Ali
News / Features / Casting
New West End cast announced for Mischief Theatre’s The Play That Goes Wrong
The hit play from Mischief Theatre has announced a new West End cast that will be ensuring things continue to go wrong at London’s Duchess Theatre. Since the show began in 2014, it has won the hearts of audiences and critics alike, as well as Olivier and WhatsOnStage Awards. Tickets for The Play That Goes Wrong are currently booking until 1 November 2020. The new cast will begin to mess things up from 5 November 2019; read below to find out who will be joining the West End cast soon!
16 Oct, 2019 | By Jade Ali
London Theatre Review: The Play That Goes Wrong (5 Year Anniversary)
We knew we were in for something special when we attended the 5 year anniversary of The Play That Goes Wrong (tickets from £24), booking until November 1st at London’s Duchess Theatre. It’s been heralded as Fawlty Towers meets Noises Off and showered with as many five-star reviews as the best-selling smash-hits. Everyone has had their say, from Ant and Dec to Joanna Lumley (“We laughed until tears ran down our faces”). You might ask - has the whole world gone slapstick-crazy? Well, no, not exactly...
11 Sep, 2019 | By Jack Hudson
Top 10 Fun Facts about The Play That Goes Wrong
Are you the biggest London theatre trivia buff out there? Think you know everything there is to know about Mischief Theatre's award-winning show, The Play That Goes Wrong? Well put your knowledge to the test and check out our list for the Top 10 Facts About The Play That Goes Wrong below. You may end up shocked and surprised!
29 Apr, 2019 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels
TV series announced for Mischief Theatre’s The Play That Goes Wrong
Mischief Theatre’s whodunnit parody, The Play That Goes Wrong, is set to be adapted into a full-fledged television series, which will star the founding members of the Mischief Theatre company. The play, which is currently in its seventh year at the Duchess Theatre, recently announced an extension and a new cast.
The Play That Goes Wrong is now booking until 27 October 2019 with tickets beginning at £24.
22 Feb, 2019 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels
News / Casting
New cast announced for The Play That Goes Wrong at London's Duchess Theatre
The Olivier Award-winning production of Mischief Theatre's The Play That Goes Wrong has announced a brand-new cast, who are set to take to the stage at the West End's Duchess Theatre at the end of the month. This hilarious play is currently booking until 27 October 2019 in an open-ended run.
6 Feb, 2019 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels
The Play That Goes Wrong has extended its West End booking period
In celebration of its fourth birthday in London’s West End, The Play That Goes Wrong has announced a West End extension.
12 Sep, 2018 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels