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The Play That Goes Wrong

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The Play That Goes Wrong

KidRated’s The Play That Goes Wrong Top Tips:

  • Perfect for older kids and teenagers
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  • See Comedy About A Bank Robbery and Peter Pan Goes Wrong as well

The Play That Goes Wrong is a massive success. A huge hit with the critics, it’s won multiple awards, including an Olivier for best new comedy in 2015. The only way to see what the fuss is about is to see it yourself (more than 700,000 people have already done so)!


Without giving too much away, the play revolves around the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society, who are staging a 1920s murder mystery, but as you might have guessed, just about anything that can go wrong, does go wrong.


Older kids (we reckon 11+) will love the unpredictable silliness and slapstick humour and teenagers will love the word play and its murder mystery element. As for parents, if any of you’ve ever been involved in amateur dramatics, this may just strike chord with you.

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The Duchess Theatre
3 – 5 Catherine Street

Phone number:

0844 482 9672


How to get there:

Nearest Tube: Covent Garden

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  1. Frank Noon

    Fourth time of seeing this hilarious play and it still has me in stitches. Kids from 10 up will love the chaos of the performance and the silliness of the cast.

  2. Sally Bowness

    The play that does everything right by keeping the audience laughing throughout. Such a joyful night, great performances and a perfect play for all ages. Take your kids, take your granny, take anyone!

  3. Simon Booth

    A fabulously daft and fun evening. Kids’ opinions:
    “So hilarious, it just got funnier and funnier” – Lily (13)
    “Brilliant, brilliant, brilliant. They’re crazy!” – Tom (10)
    Quite noisy with stage effects and shouting, but beautifully done and very funny. General opinion was 10/10.

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