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!
Previews from: 31 March 2016
Opening night: 21 April 2016
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
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.
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.
Olivier Awards 2017
Best New Comedy
What's On Stage Awards 2017
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Next available performances
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Funny REPETETIVE slapstick
Mischief Theatre have scored a hat-trick hit with their latest West End project!
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