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Duchess Theatre

Catherine Street WC2B 5LA

The Play That Goes Wrong

By Mischief Theatre
Duchess Theatre 3D mapMap ©Silvermaze Ltd 2008 Duchess theatre photoPhoto ©Tony Reading 2008

Show Details

Preview 5th Sep 14
Opens 14th Sep 14
Booking to 25th Feb 18

Show Times

Tues - Sat 7.30 pm
Matineée - Sat 2.30 pm
Sunday 3.00 & 7.00pm
Length of Show
2hrs 5min

Local Info

Top Class restaurants nearby;

Mon Plaisir (French)
21 Monmouth Street
020 7836 7243

Loch Fyne (Fish & Seafood)
2 - 4 Catherine Street
020 7240 4999
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A classic viewing of all the Theatreland play houses by night. The authentic commentary, by Ben Shafik - a player himself - gives an authentic feel to the West End's theatres - and is backed by real music.
Next version will be more upbeat as, suggested, to celebrate Britannia's unbeatable heritage.
(Over 6000 viewings and all good reviews to date).
Let us know what you think.

A note from the author

I took these pictures to show off London theatres as they are seen -most often - by theatre goers, at night.

Thanks to Ben Shafik for his lighthearted and informative commentary and Fionn O'Lochlainn for the original music.

Watch out for the new version with current liveries and the names of the theatres as they appear.




by Mischief Theatre Company, opens at the Duchess Theatre on 5th September 2014.

Full News-brief and show details to follow soon so please check back for further details.

In the mean time click on the "Red Curtains" above for booking details.


  • Leonard Cook - Robert
  • Bryony Corrigan - Sandra
  • Harry Kershaw - Chris
  • Laura Kirman - Annie
  • Chris Leask - Trevor
  • James Marlowe - Max
  • Laurence Pears - Jonathan
  • Niall Ransome - Dennis
  • Adam Byron
  • Matt Cavendish
  • April Hughes
  • Sarah Madigan

  • Director - Mark Bell
  • Design - Nigel Hook
  • Lighting- Ric Mountjoy
  • Choreography -
  • Costume - Robert Surace
  • Sound - Andy Johnson
  • Producer - Kenny Wax Ltd and Stage Presence Ltd
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