THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
2017 Broadway World Winner for Best New Play
2017 Broadway.com Winner Favourite New Play
2015 Olivier Award Winner for Best New Comedy
2015 BroadwayWorld UK Winner for Best New Play
2014 WhatsOnStage Award Winner for Best 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 5 stars from The Daily Mail, called a ‘Gut-busting hit‘ by the New York Times and with celebrity endorsements from the likes of Ant and Dec as the ‘funniest show we’ve seen! If you can get a ticket go‘, what are you waiting for?
Now stumbling through its fifth catastrophic year, THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG is guaranteed to leave you aching with laughter!
Sunday 3 May 2020
Prices include booking fees of £2.50, applicable to online & telephone bookings and a £1.25 restoration levy
Tuesday – Saturday, 7.30pm
Sunday, 3pm & 7pm
2hrs including one interval
'An unexpected gut-busting hit'
NEW YORK TIMES
'I feared I was going to hyperventilate'
'A joyous show builds to a delirious climax'
'Exquisitely choreographed mayhem'
'A triumph of split second timing'
'A great-looking, brilliantly performed piece'
'It's as though The Mousetrap has been taken over by Monty Python'
'A masterpiece of malfunction'
'A complete tonic'
THE EVENING STANDARD
THE DAILY TELEGRAPH
'Very very funny'
'I was reduced to tears of joy'
THE INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY
'A technical triumph'
Booking until Sunday 3 May 2020
Tuesday – Saturday, 7.30pm
Sunday, 3pm & 7pm
Additional Thursday Matinees
1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd August 2019.
Running time: 2hrs including one interval
Age recommendation: 8+
Please note children under 15 years of age must be accompanied by an adult over 18 years of age.
Tickets from £22
Prices include booking fees of £2.50, applicable to online & telephone bookings.
All tickets include a £1.25 Theatre Restoration Levy
CRISIS VIP PACKAGE
£67 – Includes a Premium Seat, signed programme, script and drink at the theatre bar
Ticket price includes a donation to CRISIS (London Skylight Centre)
Valid for performances: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday evenings and Sunday matinees
Offer capped at 2 tickets per performance.
GROUPS AND EDUCATION BOOKINGS
10+ GROUP RATE
Price bands A reduced to £34.50. Valid Tuesday to Friday and both performances Sunday.
25+ GROUP RATE
Price bands A & B reduced to £30.00 Valid Tuesday to Friday and both performances Sunday.
12+ EDUCATION RATE
Bands A & B reduced to £21.00 plus 1 FREE teacher ticket per 10 paid.
Valid Tuesday to Friday.
To book a group, call us on +44 (0)330 333 4817 (Mon – Fri, 10am – 6pm) or email email@example.com
VISITING THE VENUE
The Duchess Theatre opens 45 minutes before the start of each performance.
The Duchess Theatre Box Office is open Monday 10am-6pm and Tuesday to Sunday 10am-8pm. Where there are performances on a Monday, the Box Office will open from 10am until the start of the final performance of the day.
The Duchess Theatre is located on Catherine Street, near to Covent Garden in London’s West End. Below you can find information on how to get to the theatre and a map showing the location of the venue.
If you’re driving into the West End to see a show, take advantage of Q-Park’s Theatreland Parking Scheme. Save 50% off parking with Q-Park (after 12pm and for up to 4 hours). To qualify, simply present your Q-Park car park ticket for validation at our box office and the car park machine will automatically charge you half price. For details of locations and prices please visit Q-Park’s website.
Children under 15 years of age must be accompanied by an adult over 18 years of age.
Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the Duchess Theatre. There are also incidental bits of action in the foyer and auditorium from around 15 minutes before the show begins. For both of these reasons we recommend patrons arrive at the venue in good time. The auditorium will open 30 minutes prior to performance start time.
Duchess Theatre, 3-5 Catherine Street, London, WC2B 5LA
Non-matinee days: opening at 12.30pm until 15 minutes after curtain up.
Q-Park – Chinatown or Trafalgar
Covent Garden (Piccadilly line)
For buses to Aldwych use: RV1, 6, 11, 13, 23, 59, 68, 87, 171, 172, 188, X68