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The Play That Goes Wrong
The Play That Goes Wrong performing at the Duchess
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Type of production: Comedy
Opened: 05 September 2014
Booking until: 10 September 2017
Running time: 2 Hours 5 Mins
Prices: £26.00 - £85.00
Described as Fawlty Towers meets Noises Off, this is THE smash hit new comedy for 2014!

The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society are putting on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong... does!

The accident-prone thespians battle against all odds to make it through to their final curtain call, with hilarious consequences!

Given five stars from the Daily Mail and called 'ridiculously funny' by Libby Purves,

The Daily Telegraph sums it up as 'genuinely hilarious'.

Celebrity endorsements from the likes of Joanna Lumley 'spectacularly funny and bitingly accurate' - The Play That Goes Wrong is guaranteed to leave you aching with laughter!'

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The Mischief Theatre Company's laugh out loud hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong is extending its run at the Duchess Theatre to 6 September 2015.

Described as "Noises Off meets Fawlty Towers" the evening follows The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society's attempts to stage a 1920's murder mystery. As the title suggests, everything that can go wrong does, as the accident prone thesps battle against the odds to get to their final curtain call.

Producer Kenny Wax said: "Our perverse (and reverse) marketing campaign has, in true goes wrong spirit, done everything it possibly can to dissuade people from coming to see the show. The tactic has not worked at all. We ran adverts telling people to 'save their money and don't come' and another with 'premium seats at the exorbitant price of £3950'. We even ran a strap line on a number of ads reminding people that the production starred 'no one famous'. I think the only way to keep people away would be to cancel the production altogether - which is not going to be possible because of the extension to September 2015."

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