The Play That Goes Wrong

Synopsis/Cast/Creatives

The Play That Goes Wrong
The inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society embark on bringing an ambitious 1920's murder mystery (Murder at Haversham Manor) to The Edinburgh Festival. Chris the arrogant head of the drama society has directed the piece and cast himself as the dynamic Inspector. Desperate wannabe actress Sandra and the genuinely doting Max struggle opposite each other as the romantic interest while hapless Dennis still can't pronounce 'facade'. An hour of hilarious disaster ensues; actors get knocked out, the play gets stuck on a loop and the set falls down before the final denouement. The production ends with an uproarious, totally improvised Q&A session with the cast, where the audience can put their own questions to the unfortunate troupe.
Approximate runtime 125minutes.
Age Advisory: 8+


Performers Katie Bernstein (Annie), Jason Callender (Jonathan), Edward Howells (Dennis), Edward Judge (Robert), Alastair Kirton (Max), Meg Mortell (Sandra), Graeme Rooney (Trevor), patrick Warner (Chris).
Author Henry Lewis. Author Jonathan Sayer. Author Henry Shields. Producer Kenny Wax Ltd. Producer Stage Presence Ltd. Company Mischief Theatre. Director Mark Bell. Design Nigel Hook. Lighting Ric Mountjoy. Costume Roberto Surace.

Tour details for The Play That Goes Wrong

Between 20th March 2017 and 5th August 2017 this tour will visit 20 venues in Leicester, Salisbury, Wolverhampton, Cardiff, Cambridge, Aberdeen, Stoke-on-Trent, Eastbourne, Exeter, Leeds, Llandudno, Salford, Norwich, Birmingham, Dublin, Nottingham, Southampton, Malvern, Plymouth and Canterbury. This production has already been seen in 10 venues since 10th January 2017.

Dates for The Play That Goes Wrong (Play) tour

Currently showing
Mon, 20th March 2017 to Sat, 25th March 2017
  Curve, Leicester»

Mon, 27th March 2017 to Mon, 3rd April 2017
  Playhouse, Salisbury»

Mon, 3rd April 2017 to Sat, 8th April 2017
  Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton»

Tue, 11th April 2017 to Sat, 15th April 2017
  New Theatre, Cardiff»

Mon, 17th April 2017 to Sat, 22nd April 2017
  Arts Theatre, Cambridge»

Mon, 24th April 2017 to Sat, 29th April 2017
  His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen»

Mon, 1st May 2017 to Sat, 6th May 2017
  Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent» {1}

Mon, 8th May 2017 to Sat, 13th May 2017
  Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne»

Mon, 15th May 2017 to Sat, 20th May 2017
  Northcott Theatre, Exeter»

Mon, 22nd May 2017 to Sat, 27th May 2017
  Grand Theatre and Opera House, Leeds»

Mon, 29th May 2017 to Sat, 3rd June 2017
  Venue Cymru (formerly - North Wales Theatre), Llandudno»

Mon, 5th June 2017 to Sat, 10th June 2017
  The Lowry, Salford» {1}

Mon, 12th June 2017 to Sat, 17th June 2017
  Theatre Royal, Norwich»

Mon, 19th June 2017 to Sat, 24th June 2017
  Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Birmingham»

Mon, 26th June 2017 to Sat, 1st July 2017
  Bord Gais Energy Theatre (formerly Grand Canal Theatre), Dublin» {1}

Mon, 3rd July 2017 to Sat, 8th July 2017
  Theatre Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham»

Mon, 10th July 2017 to Sat, 15th July 2017
  Mayflower Theatre, Southampton»

Mon, 17th July 2017 to Sat, 22nd July 2017
  Malvern Theatres, Malvern»

Mon, 24th July 2017 to Sat, 29th July 2017
  Theatre Royal, Plymouth»

Mon, 31st July 2017 to Sat, 5th August 2017
  Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury»
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