West End

The Play That Goes Wrong

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Duchess Theatre, Aldwych


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The Play That Goes Wrong

A glorious triumph that will have you cursing the final curtain

"A masterpiece of malfunction."

- The Times
Who can resist a 1920s murder mystery? Especially one with a premise in which everything that can go wrong does. Normally a cast of clumsy thespians would be a cringeworthy recipe for disaster. In the hands of Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society, however, failure is transformed into a glorious triumph that will have you cursing the final curtain. This is the 2015 Olivier Award winner for Best New Comedy, so laughs are somewhat guaranteed. Opened in 1929, The Duchess is one of the youngest and smallest West End theatres. The interior decoration as it is today was introduced in 1934, creating an atmospheric venue where productions can be lifted to the next level. ★★★★★ – The Daily Mail ★★★★☆ – The Financial Times ★★★★☆ – The Independent ★★★★☆ – Sunday Telegraph Not suitable for ages under 8. Runtime: 2 hours 5 minutes including a 20-minute interval. All ticket prices for The Play That Goes Wrong are inclusive of any booking fees: YPlan will not charge you any additional amounts for your tickets. When booking tickets, you can pick your seat from the seatmap once you've selected a date. For your comfort and security, you may be subject to additional checks on your visit to London theatres. Your patience and understanding is appreciated while these take place. Valid ID required for ticket collection. West End theatre ticket sales are final and bookings cannot be amended, exchanged or refunded (unless of course the performance is cancelled). All listed offers are subject to availability and can be withdrawn at any time.

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