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Not content with dominating the West End with their mega-hit madcap romp The Play That Goes Wrong, Olivier Award-winning Mischief Theatre's The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, dispels any myths that they maybe branching out into drama anytime soon!

Upping the stakes from their attempt to stage a theatrical masterpiece, eight hapless characters are now prepped with trying to steal a priceless diamond from under the nose of a sleepy security guard. Will they pull off the heist? There's only one way to find out!

Full of pranks, slapstick and heart, Mischief Theatre are one of the UK's most prestigious comedy troupes working today, continually presenting laugh-out-loud theatre for new audiences and the 'seasoned' theatergoer. 

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Dates

Previews from: 31 March 2016

Opening night: 21 April 2016

Audience

Suitable for those ages 12 and up

Cast and Creative

Cast

George Hannigan as Everyone Else
Julia Frith as Caprice Freeboys
John Trenchard as Warren Slax
Damian Lynch as Robin Freeboys
Sean Carey as Sam Monaghan
Ashley Tucker as Ruth Monaghan
Killian Macardle as Officer Randal Shuck
Liam Jeavons as Mitch Ruscitti
David Coomber as Neil Cooper
Understudies: Julie Cullen, Charlotte Duffy, Tom Hopcroft, Ross Virgo, Eddy Westbury

Creative

Created by Mischief Theatre
Written by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields
Directed by Mark Bell and members of the Mischief Theatre Company
Designs by David Farley
Costume design by Roberto Surace.

Awards

Nominations

Olivier Awards 2017
Best New Comedy

What's On Stage Awards 2017
Best Play

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Mischief Theatre have scored a hat-trick hit with their latest West End project!

The same team behind The Play That Goes Wrong and Peter Pan Goes wrong have scored a hat-trick hit with their latest West End project. Opening at the esteemed Criterion this March without a try-out, "A Comedy..." provides the slapstick ...

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Lizzie Chambers: “Great show, a must see”

A great show that I would highly recommend. It has an immense energy with... more

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