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Magic Goes Wrong

West End Reopening | Play | Comedy

Apollo Theatre

Shaftesbury Ave, London W1D 7EZ, United Kingdom

Reopening Date

21st October, 2021

The world of magic and theatre collide in this laughter riot of a play – Magic Goes Wrong! The latest production from the stable of the Mischief Theatre Company, it follows the tradition of its earlier hits – ‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ and ‘The Comedy About a Bank Robbery.’ This time, they have the esteemed company of the magician duo ‘Penn & Teller’ who have lent their magic dust to the writing team and created a play that will leave audiences awestruck and in fits of laughter in equal measure. The play follows the Mischief Theatre Company’s ‘Groan Ups’ and is just what the doctor ordered to beat the winter blues and get into a jovial mood for the holiday season!

About the Show

Magic Goes Wrong play London involves the who’s who of the entertainment world. The play was conceived by the Mischief Theatre Company that is behind a string of comedy hits including ‘The Play That Goes Wrong,’ ‘Peter Goes Wrong,’ ‘The Comedy About a Bank Robbery,’ and ‘Groan Ups.’ It is written in partnership with Penn & Teller, a magician duo whose act in Las Vegas has been a bestseller for years now, although they won’t be performing in the play. The play is produced by JJ Abrams who is known for his work in TV series ‘Lost’ and the new Star Wars trilogy. The show is directed by Adam Meggido and features a talented cast of writers – Penn Jillette, Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, Henry Shields, and Teller.

The Story

The Mischief Theatre Company is known for their comedy plays, especially the ‘Goes Wrong’ series where things seem to go awry all the time. A combination of slapstick comedy and witty writing, their plays have the audiences laughing in their seats. Penn & Teller turned out to be fans and decided to partner on a comedy play based on magic!

That’s how the ‘Magic Goes Wrong’ play London came about to be. The Magic Goes Wrong play London is about a group of magicians who are performing in a show to raise money for a charity event. The acts include the traditional magician with a top hat and doves, a mind-reader, a circus-type double act, American jeopardy magician and a quick-change artist. However, accidents start taking place and things go wrong! Watch Magic Goes Wrong play London to find out if the magicians ever reach their fundraising goal at the Vaudeville Theatre this winter.

Show Details

Show Details

Show Timings
Tue - Fri - 7:30 PM
Sat - 2:30 PM & 7:30 PM
Sun - 2 PM & 7 PM

2 hours, 30 minutes with one interval

Directed by
Adam Meggido

Co-created by
Penn & Teller

Penn Jillette, Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, Henry Shields & Teller


Children under 5 will not be admitted inside the theater.

Available Facilities
In-house bar

The Vaudeville Theatre has a seating capacity of 690.

Outside Food
Strictly prohibited. If you'd like to grab a meal before or after the show, check out our guide to the 30 Best Restaurants in West End.

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Vaudeville Theatre

Vaudeville Theatre London, located at 404 Strand, London, finished its construction in 1870, over a century ago. Since then, it has been home to numerous shows and plays, the latest of which is Magic Goes Wrong play London, all set to reopen on 21 October 2021.

  • Reopening Date: 21 October 2021
  • Address: 404 Strand, London, WC2R 0NH, London
  • Seating Capacity: 690
  • Seating Chart: Check out the Vaudeville Theatre London Seating Plan
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    Q: Are COVID-19 safety measures being followed at Magic Goes Wrong play London?
    A: Yes. All social distancing measures, increased sanitisation, and efforts to minimize contact are being undertaken at Magic Goes Wrong play London.

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    A: Unfortunately, no. The only way to purchase tickets is in person at the TKTS booth in Leicester Square.

    Q: What time should I arrive at Vaudeville Theatre?
    A: Doors open 45 minutes before show time. We recommend arriving at least 30 minutes before curtain.

    Q: Can I take photographs or videos of the show?
    A: The use of cameras (still and video) and sound recorders is not allowed inside the theatre.

    Q: What do I wear to the show?
    A: There is no specific dress code. Formal attire is not required; semi formal or smart casual is recommended. However, do not forget to carry your mask, face shield, and other protective gears.

    Q: Is there a possibility that I will get partial view seating if I purchase discounted Magic Goes Wrong London tickets?
    A: When booking with Headout, you will get to select your specific seats, thus, ensuring you do not get stuck with partial view. However, if you opt to try and win lottery tickets, or purchase day seats, your seats will be allocated at the discretion of the Box Office, which can potentially mean partial view seating or split seats.