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The Comedy About A Bank Robbery – Liverpool Empire

Writer: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, Henry Shields Director: Mark Bell Reviewer: Phoebe Patrick Mischief Theatre are back, after the runaway success of The Play that Goes Wrong and the seasonal hit Peter Pan Goes Wrongwriters Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields have set their sights away from the on-stage madness of the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society and refocused their ...

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The Comedy About a Bank Robbery – Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Writer: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields Director: Kirsty Patrick Ward Reviewer: Nicole Craft Mitch is in the slammer. Enlisting the help of one of the prison guards, Cooper, he concocts a plan to bust out and go and steal a precious diamond from the city bank owned by his girlfriend’s father. Cooper hasn’t told a soul…apart from his colleague, who ...

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The Comedy About a Bank Robbery – Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Writers: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, Henry Shields Director: Mark Bell Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys The mighty Mischief Theatre return. Hoorah! On the heels of their world-wide success with The Play That Goes Wrong (Olivier Award-winning, a run on Broadway and around the globe and several UK tours) and Peter Pan Goes Wrong (West End, UK tour and a screening on the ...

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The Comedy About a Bank Robbery – The Lowry

Writers: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, Henry Shields Director: Mark Bell Reviewer: Jay Nuttall This show does what it says on the poster. It is (loosely) about a bank robbery but it is (most definitely) a comedy. In fact, it should probably renamed A (Very Funny) Comedy about a Bank Robbery. Still home at The Criterion Theatre in the West End, ...

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The Comedy About A Bank Robbery – The HOUSE, Birmingham REP

Writer: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields Director: Kirsty Patrick Ward Reviewer: Selwyn Knight The Comedy About A Bank Robbery is a fast-moving, farcical piece of nonsense that has the audience laughing almost from the very start. Ostensibly a send-up of the heist movie, The Comedy About A Bank Robbery includes such stalwarts of Mischief Theatre’s style as slick visual gags, ...

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Hamlet – New Diorama Theatre, London

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Mark Leipacher Reviewer: Jon Wainwright [rating:3.5] With little in the way of set design, costume or music, many companies would struggle to create the rotten state of Denmark and its dysfunctional royal family, and to sustain a production of this play for three hours. The Faction have a good track record and can usually draw upon ...

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Mr Kolpert – King’s Head, London

Writer: David Gieselmann trans, David Tushingham Director: Rachel Valentine Smith Reviewer: Steve Barfield [rating:4.5] If you had the mistaken impression that contemporary German drama is all grave, angst-ridden work that directly addresses major philosophical and political questions in a stylised manner: then Mr. Kolpert is a wonderful correction to such a view. It is a zippy, roller-coaster of a deeply ...

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