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THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG

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!


Booking Until
Sunday 27 October 2019

Tickets From
£22

Prices include booking fees of £2.50, applicable to online & telephone bookings and a £1.25 restoration levy

Show Times
Tuesday – Saturday, 7.30pm
Saturday, 2.30pm
Sunday, 3pm & 7pm

Running Time
2hrs including one interval

Theatre
Duchess Theatre

Age recommendation
8+

Cast

Creative

Henry LewisAuthor
Jonathan SayerAuthor
Henry ShieldsAuthor
Mark BellDirector
Nigel HookDesigner
Ric MountjoyLighting

PERFORMANCES

Booking until Sunday 27 October 2019

Tuesday – Saturday, 7.30pm
Saturday, 2.30pm
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

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.

 

GROUP & EDUCATION RATES

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.

Exclusions apply

 

To book a group, call us on +44 (0)330 333 4817 or email groups@nimaxtheatres.com

Why not make your group visit even more special with our optional extras? Please ask for details.

 

VISITING THE VENUE

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.

Address
Duchess Theatre, 3-5 Catherine Street, London, WC2B 5LA

Non-matinee days: opening at 12.30pm until 15 minutes after curtain up.

Parking
Q-Park – Chinatown or Trafalgar

Tube
Covent Garden (Piccadilly line)

Bus Routes
For buses to Aldwych use: RV1, 6, 11, 13, 23, 59, 68, 87, 171, 172, 188, X68