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The Play That Goes Wrong – Northcott Theatre, Exeter

Writers: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, Henry Shields Director: Mark Bell Reviewer: Karen Bussell It’s oh so very silly but a perfect antidote to a miserable May evening. Mischief Theatre’s The Play that Goes Wrong is just that - a play within a play where chaos reigns as a stalwart am dram group is determined to reach the end of its ...

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The Play That Goes Wrong – Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Writers: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, Henry Shields Director: Mark Bell Reviewer:  Nicole Evans Collapsing stage sets, unconscious leading ladies and badly timed Duran Duran would normally be the characteristics of a production that was winging its way to the theatrical scrapheap but for The Play That Goes Wrong, it’s simply all par for the course. Morphing from the creative minds of ...

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Peter Pan Goes Wrong – Oxford Playhouse, Oxford

Writers: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, Henry Shields Director: Adam Meggido Reviewer: Bethaney Rimmer It may only be June, but that didn’t deter last night’s audience from thoroughly enjoying Polytechnic Dramatic Society’s corker of a Christmas pantomime (or rather, traditional Christmas vignette) of Peter Pan. Following on from winning this year’s Olivier Award for Best New Comedy for The Play That ...

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Peter Pan Goes Wrong – The Grand, Leeds

Director: Adam Meggido Reviewer: Sara Jackson and Phil Collingwood In the definition of the phrase “tough act to follow” Mischief Theatre triumphantly returns to the Leeds Grand Theatre with their (sort-of) Sequel Peter Pan Goes Wrong. After years as improvisational Fringe royalty, they finally created a piece from scratch - The Play That Goes Wrong - and prompted a universally ...

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Peter Pan Goes Wrong – Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Writers: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer &Henry Shields Director: Adam Meggido Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Mischief Theatre are doubtlessly flying high after their Olivier Award win at the weekend for The Play That Goes Wrong (the first in their now expanding ‘Goes Wrong’ series). The latest outing for the band of horrors they have created, The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society, is in ...

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Peter Pan Goes Wrong – Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Writers: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields Director: Adam Meggido Reviewer: Marina Spark The sequel to Mischief Theatre’s West End smash hit The Play That Goes Wrong has come to Plymouth's Theatre Royal, and the show starts from the word go. Early birds are rewarded with a cheeky bit of playful interaction from the "techies" and cast - hard ...

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CHILD’S EYE VIEW: The Play That Goes Wrong – Duchess Theatre, London

Writer: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, Henry Shields Director: Mark Bell Reviewer: Phoebe Patrick (age 13) Let’s get the facts out of the way, The Play That Goes Wrong just isn’t funny… It’s hilarious and made my uncle and myself cry with laughter! The Play That Goes Wrong is about The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society and their madcap efforts to put ...

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Peter Pan Goes Wrong – Theatre Royal, Bath

Writers: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields Director: Adam Meggido Reviewer: Claire Hayes There’s a satisfying air of barely subdued panic in the auditorium before the beginning of Mischief Theatre’s Peter Pan Goes Wrong. There are technicians handing out hard hats, last minute adjustments being made to the stage and a request from the director for anyone with theatrical ...

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