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The Comedy About A Bank Robbery

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From the creative minds behind the Olivier Award-Winning The Play that Goes Wrong comes this fresh comedy. Mischief Theatre presents The Comedy of a Bank Robbery, one of their most ambitious projects that involves a group of criminals attempting to steal a large diamond from a bank.

Why Watch The Comedy About a Bank Robbery

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery is a play that pays obvious homage to Hollywood bank robbery movies while still retaining its originality. The play features impeccably-timed comedy both in its verbal and non-verbal forms, along with set pieces that leave you astonished. With all its staging and acting coming together exactly right, The Comedy About A Bank Robbery promises to leave you with a big smile on your face.

The Story

The play is set in the summer of 1958. A Hungarian Prince has entrusted a rather large diamond to the The Minneapolis City Bank. A group of criminals that includes an escaped convict, corrupt prison guards, and wily women, is dead set on stealing the gem. In a town where everyone's a crook and you can't trust anyone, where will the diamond end up?

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Comedy lovers | Family audiences

Critics Reviews

You keep thinking this is as good as it gets – then it gets better.
– The Telegraph

This lung-bustingly funny play is just what the therapist ordered
– The Guardian

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Show Details

Show Timings

Tue - Fri 7:30 PM
Sat 2:30 PM & 7:30 PM
Sun 3:00 PM & 7:00 PM

Duration
2 hours and 20 minutes, including 1 interval.

Leading Roles
Leonard Cook as Robin Freeboys
Jean-Luke Worrell as Warren Slax
Jack Whittle as Sam Monaghan

Directed by
Mark Bell and the members of the Mischief Theatre Company

Additional Info

Audience
Suitable for ages 11 and up.

Available Facilities
In-house lounge
Coat check
Wheelchair accessible

Seating
The Criterion Theatre has a seating capacity of 588.

Dress Code
Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theater is air conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.

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Cancellation Policy

This experience cannot be canceled, amended or rescheduled.

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Ratings & Reviews
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Paul du Plessis
Paul
Reviewed in August, 2018

Convenient

Theresa Hughes
Theresa
Reviewed in July, 2018

The comedy is very well timed making it better than most other comical musical plays

Jeremy Parker
Jeremy
Reviewed in July, 2018

Really grateful we got such good tickets. We booked it as a last minute birthday surprise for my husband who is a muscial fan.

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Criterion Theatre, Piccadilly Circus, London, London

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