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Duchess Theatre

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Catherine Street, London WC2B 5LA, England
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The Play That Goes Wrong Theater Show in London
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Catherine Street, London WC2B 5LA, England
Covent Garden
+44 844 482 9672
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Reviewed yesterday

OK, so, I don't know if "sweated" is actually a word, but, after really pouring over what play to go see in the Theater District I think we chose the right one. "The Play That Goes Wrong" is hilarious. Think Marx Brothers & Monty Python....More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went to watch "the play that goes wrong". A real laugh out loud comedy. The theatre is really quite intimate. No acoustic problems! Alcoholic and soft drinks and other refreshments are available. And well placed for the restaurants of Covent Garden. Can't ask for...More

Thank DAT64
Reviewed 5 days ago

Travelled from the Lake District on Wednesday to see this play and it really is diabolical. Complete slapstick and not funny at all. The humour is completely obvious with the same slapstick being repeated over and over again. NOT FUNNY at all!!! Left at the...More

Thank hkin2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful cosy theatre to visit. Well worth going here. Small and extremely friendly. You have superb view of the stage no matter where you sit. Very comfortable seats. We saw the play that foes wrong, absolutely brilliant. Made even ore so by the...More

Thank dja050
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely little theatre, great view from our seats, bar a little on the small side but drinks reasonably priced for a west end theatre . Sound quality very good and comfortable seating

Thank bruce f
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there at the beginning of June. The play was great we had a lovely time. Would see another play by the same group of actors definitely.

Thank eb402016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Heard about a play here and had the hotel make reservations. It is in the west end right by Covent Gardens. It is small but viewing is good from all the seats and acoustics are good. Enjoyed our time there

Thank Jotum
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant entertaining self mockery of theatre life. Excellent laugh out loud show. A must for all dog lovers and Duran Duran fans!

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This wonderfully intimate theatre is the perfect match for the current production, the Play that Goes Wrong. Audience members get caught up in the action as the company tries their best to present a play that does everything in its power not to be performed....More

Thank TorontoJK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best nights out I've had. Funny all the way through, perfect comic timing. Staff at the venue very welcoming. Go and see.

Thank cmor2n
Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude
of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or
simply to be among the multitude of people who pass
through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
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Response from countyroamer | Reviewed this property |
When I took my family to the Duchess we had seats in the Dress Circle. The theatre is quite small, and the view from there is excellent. Personally, if the theatre trip is a special treat, or there is some reason why you... More
28 November 2016|
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Response from alcollick | Reviewed this property |
We had front row dress circle brilliant!