The Play That Goes Wrong London Tickets
Described as Fawlty Towers meets Noises Off, The Play That Goes Wrong at the Duchess Theatre is a must-see smash-hit and absolute riot! 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!
From falling props, collapsing floors, and sticky doors to actors forgetting lines, stomping on fingers, breaking character, and getting stuck in a grandfather clock, you can bet you'll be in for a non-stop funny ride from start to finish! Do something right by booking The Play That Goes Wrong London tickets today.
The West End’s Funniest Farce
The Play That Goes Wrong had its premiere at the Old Red Lion Theatre in London in 2012, later moving to Trafalgar Studios in 2013. Subsequently, it made its home at the Duchess Theatre in the West End starting on September 14, 2014, where it has held the record as the longest-running play at the theatre since its opening in 1929. Since 2014, the play has embarked on five tours across the UK.
Penned by the fictional playwright Susie H.K. Brideswell, The Murder at Haversham Manor quickly transforms into a theatrical disaster. Audiences catch a glimpse of backstage personnel scrambling to make last-minute fixes to the set, but fate has a different plan in mind as a series of mishaps unfolds one after the other.
The Play That Goes Wrong in London is one of the West End's longest-running comedies! Be prepared to burst into fits of laughter as everything that can possibly go wrong does! This hilarious production awarded the 2015 Olivier Award for Best New Comedy, The Play That Goes Wrong, continues to deliver the same farcical and comedic brilliance it always has over a decade later.
It’s Worth The Watch
- The play has been met with overwhelmingly positive reviews since it first premiered.
- Most notably it was given 5 stars by The Daily Mail and called a "Gut-busting hit” by the New York Times. It has been hailed as a “masterpiece of malfunction” by The Times.
- The show has also received a number of celebrity endorsements, including from Joanna Lumley who called it "spectacularly funny and bitingly accurate" and Ant and Dec who declared it the "funniest show we’ve seen! If you can get a ticket go."
- The Play That Goes Wrong has won numerous awards, including an Olivier Award for Best New Comedy, a Tony Award and a WhatsOnStage Award.
Please Bear In Mind
The Play That Goes Wrong in London is recommended 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.)
Please note there are no performances on Mondays.
The Play That Goes Wrong London Cast
The Play That Goes Wrong London Creatives
Author - Henry Lewis
Author - Jonathan Sayer
Author - Henry Shields
Director - Mark Bell
Designer - Nigel Hook
Lighting - Ric Mountjoy
Costume Designer - Roberto Surace
Original Music - Rob Falconer
Sound Designer - Andy Johnson
Associate Director - Sean Turner
Resident Director -Hannah Sharkey
Resident Director - Amy Marchant