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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 – Leeds Grand

Writers: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, Henry Shields Tour Director: Kirsty Patrick Ward Reviewer: Dawn Smallwood Mischief Theatre brings The Comedy About A Bank Robbery on tour including a stop at the Leeds Grand Theatre.  Many will know the theatre company for producing the award-winning The Play That Goes Wrong and Peter Pan Goes Wrong.  The comedy, written by Henry Lewis, Jonathan ...

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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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The Play That Goes Wrong – The Grand, Leeds

Writer: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, Henry Shields Director: Mark Bell Reviewer: Sara Jackson The Play That Goes Wrong is simply magnificent. Properly, laugh-out-loud-until-you-ache hilarious. Certainly the funniest since One Man Two Guv’nors. The humour is not clever, nor is it trying to be. It makes no clever satirical points, no comment on issues or acerbically witty puns. It’s not humour ...

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The Play That Goes Wrong – Civic Theatre, Darlington

Writer: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, Henry Shields Director: Mark Bell Reviewer: Lindsay Sykes Some of you may have been unlucky enough to be in the theatre when things go wrong – a fluffed line, a missed entrance, a prop that misbehaves, or scenery that seems about to collapse (and occasionally does). However in this side splitting play that truly does ...

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The Play That Goes Wrong – Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton

Writers: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, Henry Shields Director: Mark Bell Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Putting on a play about how a student drama society might try to stage a play and having it go horribly wrong could be a recipe for self-indulgence and disaster. However, Mischief Theatre neatly avoid all such pitfalls and The Play That Goes Wrong is a rapid ...

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The Play That Goes Wrong – Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

Writers: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, Henry Shields Director: Mark Bell Reviewer: Bill Avenell The Play That Goes Wrong is quite simply one of the funniest thing seen in the theatre for years and from the reaction of the audience at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre last night that goes for many of the people there. Halfway between slapstick and farce this ...

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The Play That Goes Wrong – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Writers: Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer &Henry Shields Director: Mark Bell Designer: Nigel Hook Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys It would seem that farce is experiencing something of a renaissance at the moment. Hot on the heels of the recent national tour of Michael Frayn’s Noises Off and the recent three year run of One Man Two Guv’nors in the West End comes ...

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