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  • The Play That Goes Wrong

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  • Adam Kay - This Is Going To Hurt (Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor)

    Apr 23, 2018

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The Play That Goes Wrong

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Following a 21-date national tour around the UK and huge popularity at Trafalgar Studios last year, Mischief Theatre's Olivier-winning comedy lands in the Duchess Theatre due to huge demand. After benefiting from a large and sudden inheritance, the inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society attempt to put on a 1920s murder mystery play in the West End. But as the hopeless amateurs discover to their horror, everything that could go pear-shaped, does, with hilarious consequences....

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Adam Kay - This Is Going To Hurt (Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor)

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April 23, 2018

Fresh from his successful runs at Edinburgh Fringe and Soho Theatre, comic writer and performer, Adam Kay brings his first-hand account of life as a junior doctor, This Is Going To Hurt, to the Duchess Theatre as part of his UK tour. The award-winning comedian reads from the diaries he jotted between endless shifts, social isolation and vexing bureaucracy.

Duchess Theatre

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Catherine Street, London WC2B 5LA

  • Year opened: 1929
  • Capacity: 479
  • Disabled access
  • Air conditioning
  • In-house bar
  • Coat check

The Duchess Theatre is one of the smallest and newest West End theatres and is located near Aldwych. It opened in 1929 and was designed by architect Ewen Barr. It is a Grade II Listed Building. In 2005, the Duchess Theatre was bought by Nica Burns and Max Weitzenhoffer, along with the Apollo, Lyric and Garrick Theatres, which became the Nimax Theatres.

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Champagne + Fromage
0.02 mi away at 22 Wellington Street,
Main £8 | Three course meal £25
Bistro & Bar: French Cuisine

Sofra - Covent Garden
0.02 mi away at 36 Tavistock Street
Main £13 | Three course meal £30
Traditional Restaurant: Turkish Cuisine

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