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The Play That Goes Wrong

Do not miss Mischief’s award-winning ‘masterpiece of malfunction’ (The Times) THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG as it crashes into its ninth chaotic year in the West End at the Duchess Theatre. You all know the classic whodunnit story, there has been a murder at a country manor and an inspector is set on the case to find who the culprit is. However, when this plot is given to the accident-prone thespians at The Cornley Drama Society, everything that can go wrong… does! The actors and crew battle against all odds to make it through to their final curtain call, with hilarious consequences! Do you ever find out who murdered Charles Haversham? You’ll have to see for yourself! Experience total mayhem and enjoy the perfect slice of escapist comedy, guaranteed to leave you aching with laughter. __Access Performances__
Captioned Performance- 17th March 2024 3pm
BSL Performance - 1st March 2024 7.30pm
Audio Described Performace - 8th March 2024 7.30pm

Important Information

Your name and email will be passed to the venue to enable covid-safe attendance through a pre-visit check-in email. Look out for this email 48 hrs prior to the performance. The wearing of masks is encouraged.

Age Restrictions

8+

Performance Times

Now taking bookings for performances up until Sun 4th May 2025.

Show times for each day are below.

Mon

-

Tue

7.30pm

Wed

7.30pm

Thu

7.30pm

Fri

7.30pm

Sat

2.30pm
7.30pm

Sun

3.00pm
7.00pm

What the press say

  • A masterpiece of malfunction

    The Times

  • It’s as though The Mousetrap has been taken over by Monty Python

    What's On Stage

  • I feared I was going to hyperventilate

    The Daily Mail

  • It’s as though The Mousetrap has been taken over by Monty Python

    What's On Stage

  • I feared I was going to hyperventilate

    The Daily Mail

  • A masterpiece of malfunction

    The Times

  • I feared I was going to hyperventilate

    The Daily Mail

  • A masterpiece of malfunction

    The Times

  • It’s as though The Mousetrap has been taken over by Monty Python

    What's On Stage

  • It’s as though The Mousetrap has been taken over by Monty Python

    What's On Stage

  • I feared I was going to hyperventilate

    The Daily Mail

  • A masterpiece of malfunction

    The Times

  • I feared I was going to hyperventilate

    The Daily Mail

  • A masterpiece of malfunction

    The Times

  • It’s as though The Mousetrap has been taken over by Monty Python

    What's On Stage

  • I feared I was going to hyperventilate

    The Daily Mail

  • A masterpiece of malfunction

    The Times

  • It’s as though The Mousetrap has been taken over by Monty Python

    What's On Stage

  • I feared I was going to hyperventilate

    The Daily Mail

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Duchess Theatre Details

Buses Icon Bus routes: (Aldwych) RV1, 6, 11, 13, 23, 59, 68, 87, 171, 172, 188, X68

Night Buses Icon Night buses: (Aldwych) 6, 23, 188, N11, N13, N26, N47, N68, N87, N89, N155, N171, N551

Rail Icon Nearest rail: Charing Cross

London Underground Icon Tube lines: Piccadilly

London Underground Icon Nearest tube: Covent Garden

Directions Icon Directions from Covent Garden :

(5mins) Go right on Long Acre; turn right into Bow Street and after 100 metres turn left (Russell Street) then immediately right onto Catherine Street, where the theatre is located 100 metres down.

Parking Icon Car park: Drury Lane, Parker Street (5mins)

Congestion Zone Icon In congestion zone?: Yes

Facilities at Duchess Theatre

Bar

Disabled toilets

Infrared hearing loop

Toilets

Wheelchair accessible

Duchess Theatre Location

3-5 Catherine Street, London, WC2B 5LA
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Please note: The location shown on the map is an approximate location of the theatre. In the majority of cases the theatre will be marked on the map so please make sure you locate the exact location yourself. If the theatre is not shown on the map please make sure you locate the correct road name and take account of the directions.

The Play That Goes Wrong

Duchess Theatre, London

Running until: Sun 4th May 2025

Running time: 2 hours (incl. interval)