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The Play That Goes Wrong Theater Show in London
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The Play That Goes Wrong Theater Show in London
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Catherine Street | Duchess Theatre, London WC2B 5LA, England
Covent Garden
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We have had some experience with amateur theatre & expected to enjoy this. We not only enjoyed it, we absolutely loved it & laughed until we cried. The cast were brilliant & obviously worked together like clockwork. HIghly recommended.

Thank Konie
Reviewed 6 days ago

Family evening out and we all loved this play; it is genuinely hilarious! Teenagers are not easily impressed but loved this. The cast are brilliant - high praise to them all for such great comedy acting.

Thank CheshPotts
Reviewed 1 week ago

my wife and I laughed all the way through this play, it was hilarious and the cast were brilliant.We would recommend it to everyone

Thank Norman T
Reviewed 1 week ago

I never laughed so much in my life! (and people who know me would tell you that's something as I am always having a giggle). The actors are excellent, the story is great and the a stage is very well done! I highly recommend for...More

Thank frenchy016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love comedy but this is just NOT funny. It’s so boring, predictable and cringeworthy. It’s the sort of thing young children love to watch and find hilarious. Please don’t waste your time or money, I wish we hadn’t.

Thank IloveholidaysohIdo
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want a good laugh this is a must see. Get to your seat early as things happen before the actual play starts. The timing is amazing, we were in stitches.

Thank Mick C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The laughter started the minute you sat down to curtain down. I haven’t laughed so much in ages. The whole theatre was laughing out loud continually. Well worth seeing.

Thank Rosemary H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Reading the poor reviews on here almost made me regret buying tickets but we went open-minded and absolutely loved this show! I can only think the reviewers on here who left early just didn’t get it at all- a great shame. This is slapstick comedy...More

Thank lisajdee54
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we entered the theatre we were on guard for something going wrong. This is very much a slap stick comedy and well performed. The theatre itself is small intimate and you feel part of the show. We had an excellent view from...More

Thank johnsonwallace
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A truly great family friendly slapstick fast paced comedy, non stop laughs, pranks, pratfalls and scenery related disasters. The cast are great and much be truly exhausted after the show. This one and their other play at The Criterion (bank robbery that goes wrong) are...More

Thank Jcotta1970
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opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
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Monica A
10 July 2018|
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Response from VonnieWiltshire | Reviewed this property |
2 hours including interval break
8 May 2017|
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Response from tonka5566 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is ok for a 9 year very funny no major swearing