The Play That Goes Wrong, the Olivier award-winning play that has audiences flocking every day to the Duchess Theatre in London with morbid fascination have announced that much to the horror of Nica Burns at Nimax Theatres the show will extend into its third year with bookings now open until 25 February 2018. Cornley are now working with Mischief Theatre to bring this unique production to even more people. Audiences worldwide are now watching in horror as the members of the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society desperately try to recruit more people to their amdram group to cope with demand for their play little realising the cause for the laughter they are receiving. Mischief Theatre founder and writer Henry Lewis said, ‘We are baffled that audiences continue to visit the ever failing Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society at the Duchess Theatre in the West End. We really hoped to cut costs this … Read more
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.