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Theatre REVIEW: The Play That Goes Wrong - ★★★★★

Updated: May 31, 2023

Award-winning company Theatre Mischief presents a play-within-a-play about an amateur dramatic society putting on a murder mystery production.

The Play That Goes Wrong


Venue: King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Dates: until 7th November

Also: London, Duchess Theatre - Daily

Mix Up Theatre Reviews: ★★★★★


We can’t believe it either!

Mischief’s multi award-winning international smash hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong is returning to Edinburgh, following its previous sell-out successes!

The Cornley Drama Society are putting on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong… does! As the accident prone thesps battle on against all the odds to reach their final curtain call, hilarious results ensue!

Hailed “a gut-busting hit” by the New York Times, The Play That Goes Wrong, now in its seventh year in the West End, has won a host of celebrity endorsements from the likes of Joanna Lumley “We laughed until the tears ran down our faces, it has to be seen” to Ant & Dec “The funniest show we’ve seen! If you can get a ticket, go!”

Don’t miss this brilliantly funny comedy that’s guaranteed to leave you aching with laughter!

Erin (Age 11) - ★★★★★

"It has some hysterically breathtaking moments with witty humour and it kept me entertained from the beginning to the end."

Aiden (Age 14) - ★★★★★

"Is a spectacular, hilarious show full of perfectly timed jokes and jaw dropping effects . Although it can be a bit repetitive in the first half. The play, that indeed does go wrong, is a near masterpiece."

Stewart - ★★★★★

"This production is now so famous that it has to conted with its own reputation to keep the laughs coming. Thankfully this production at Edinburgh this week provides just exactly that.

An uproarious production with a constant rat-a-tat of delightfully daft, impeccably choreographed and edge-of-your seat mishaps. Performed with gusto by a fine cast, all no doubt enjoying the chance to ham it up and milk a joke. Special shout out for Tom Babbage here for his roles.

It's a great evening's entertainment, so go on and treat yourself and see this production or treat someone with a daft sense of humour.

Give in to the sillinees of the initial set-up and you'll be laughing all the way to the chaotic and frantic hilarity by the finale. I've already gone booked tickets to see it again :)"

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