The Play That Goes Wrong is a highly entertaining show, with a fine new cast of actors and a artfully catastrophic set. Given this, and the British public’s acute awareness of personal embarrassment, coupled with the uniquely comic and cathartic potential of witnessing it in others, the play is destined to be a long-runner in the West End.
The Play That Goes Wrong has announced a new cast as it enters its second year. The new cast will perform from 19th August 2015. The show which won the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy, started as a one act play Off West End before being developed into a full length West End production. The new cast will include Leonard Cook who will play Robert, Bryony Corrigan will play Sandra, Harry Kershaw will play Chris, Laura Kirman will play Annie, Chris Leask will play Trevor, James Marlowe will play Max, Laurence Pears will play Jonathan, and Niall Ransome will play Dennis. The company is completed by Adam Byron, Matt Cavendish, April Hughes and Sarah Madigan. The play introduces ‘The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society’ who are attempting to put on a 1920’s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong…does, as the accident prone thespians battle … Read more