The Play That Goes Wrong
West End Reopening | Musical | Comedy
3-5 Catherine St, London WC2B 5LA, United Kingdom
18th June, 2021
Winner of the 2015 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Comedy, The Play that Goes Wrong is produced by Mischief Theatre, who are also known for their slapstick comedy, The Comedy About a Bank Robbery. Currently showing at Duchess Theatre, this is one hilarious comedy you just can't miss!
Our guide below will give you all the information you need about the show, and will discuss the best ways to get The Play that Goes Wrong London tickets. Also, here’s a handy link to the seat availability and real time prices for different seats/dates for The Play that Goes Wrong West End on Headout.
About the Show
The Play that Goes Wrong made its West End debut in 2012 at Old Red Lion Theatre, before moving to Trafalgar Studios the next year. After the UK tour in 2014, the play opened in Duchess Theatre on 14 September 2014. The dysfunctional set, combined with the actors' well-timed clumsy comedy makes for a spectacular show loved by audiences of all ages.
The Story of The Play that Goes Wrong
The Play that Goes Wrong revolves around the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society's performance of The Murder at Haversham Manor. During the performance, a number of things don't quite go as planned. From misplacing props to breaking characters, everything possible goes wrong, that is until the climax scene, when the whole set practically collapses!
Know Before You Go
2 hours, 05 minutes with a 20 minute intermission
Suitable for ages 8 and up.
The Duchess Theatre has a seating capacity of 494.
Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theater is air conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.
The Play That Goes Wrong | Reviews West End London
"Everything that can go wrong, it seems, does go wrong for this play, its players and particularly its wobbly, fragile set. But the more it does, of course, the funnier it becomes"
– London Theatre
"A highly physical and very silly comedy..."
– The Guardian
The Play That Goes Wrong London Discount Tickets
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Have a look at the real-time seat availability and prices of different sections for The Play That Goes Wrong on West End. In the interactive seat-map, select the date that you would like to watch the show and check out the seats available for that day. You can filter the seats as per your desired price range and purchase tickets directly.
Duchess Theatre - The Play That Goes Wrong West End Ticket Prices
Stalls: £45 - £78
Dress Circle: £24 - £57
Duchess Theatre Seating Plan will help you find the best seats for The Play That Goes Wrong on West End.
Duchess Theatre, London
Duchess theatre, located at Catherine Street in the City of Westminster, first opened its doors to the public in 1929, many years ago. Since then, it has been home to numerous shows and musicals, the latest of which is The Play That Goes Wrong, with its reopening on 18 June 2021. Conveniently located near Covent Garden, you can reach the Duchess theatre via bus, tube, and cab.
The Play That Goes Wrong London Lottery, TKTS, and Day Seats
Apart from getting tickets for The Play That Goes Wrong online, there are other ways to obtain West End tickets for cheap, such as:
- TKTS: The TKTS booth obtains its inventory directly from the theatre based on availability, and sells them for cheap.
- Lottery: The winner takes it all! You can try your luck to obtain tickets for a performance on the same day at discounted rates!
- Day Tickets: These are tickets that are made available at the theatre on the day of the show.
In this guide, we help you find the best way to obtain The Play That Goes Wrong London tickets at discounted rates.
The Play That Goes Wrong TKTS
TKTS booths offer discounted tickets for certain shows, and can only be collected in person. Unlike New York, there is only one TKTS booth in all of London. You can check the availability of tickets for the show of your choice at the official TKTS website.
The website displays availability of tickets for the current day, along with the following two days. The Play That Goes Wrong TKTS tickets are often available.
The Play That Goes Wrong LOTTERY
Currently, there is no policy for The Play That Goes Wrong Lottery.
The Play That Goes Wrong DAY TICKETS
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