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It's not what could go wrong; more a question of what could go right!

Why See The Comedy About A Bank Robbery?

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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 brings us a brand new show, The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, dispelling any myths that they may be 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' theatregoer. Don't miss their newest foray at The Criterion this Spring!



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Dates

Previews from: 31 March 2016

Opening night: 21 April 2016

Audience

Suitable for those ages 12 and up

And before you stop reading

BSL interpreted performance Sunday 25th September 3pm Closed Captioned performance Thursday 29th September at 7.30pm

Cast and Creative

Cast

Jeremy Lloyd as Everyone Else
Hannah Boyce as Caprice
Mark Hammersley as Warren
Sean Kearns as Freeboys
Steffan Lloyd-Evans as Sam
Tania Mathurin as Ruth
Christopher Pizzey as Smitties
Gareth Tempest as Mitch
Miles Yekinni as Cooper
Understudies: Michael Bodie, Samuel Fogell, Paula Kay, Niall Ransome and Holly Sumpton.

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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