Upcoming Shows

LIGHTS! CAMERA! IMPROVISE! – THE IMPROVISED MOVIE – EDINBURGH FESTIVAL 2014

Come and see Mischief Theatre’s longest running show Lights! Camera! Improvise! – The Improvised Movie with some old and brand new improvisers!

VENUE:  Pleasance Courtyard – Pleasance Forth
LOCATION: 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh, EH8 9TJ
DATES: 30th July – 25th August 2014 (not Tuesday 12th August)
TIME: 8:30pm

BOX OFFICE: 0131 556 6550

ABOUT:  The original improvised movie live on stage. You suggest the genre, location and title. We improvise a breathtaking movie before your very eyes. Your host; Oscar pauses and rewinds the best bits and cuts to hilarious DVD extras.

PRESS:

WINNER – Spirit of The Fringe Award 2013

WINNER – TNC Award Best New Improv

Independent on Sunday – Top 5 Fringe Shows to See

★★★★★
‘There are no words to describe the brilliance of this show’
Three Weeks

★★★★★
‘More of a party than a show’
Edinburgh Reporter

★★★★★
‘Hollywood writers are paid millions to come up with something a fraction as funny as this’
Cult Hub

★★★★★
‘Side-splitting’
Broadway Baby

★★★★
‘Disgustingly talented’
The List

CAST Mike Bodie, Bryony Corrigan, Josh Elliott, Dave Hearn, Harry Kershaw, Henry Lewis, Niall Ransom, Charlie Russell, Jonathan Sayer, Henry Shields, & Nancy Wallinger
MUSICIANS Rob Falconer & Richard Baker

PETER PAN GOES WRONG
2014-2015 UK TOUR

Peter Pan Goes Wrong is the next critically acclaimed comedy in the ‘Goes Wrong’ range and is touring from November 2014. More dates to be announced.

VENUE:  Lowry, Quays Theatre
LOCATION:  Pier 8, Salford Quays, M50 3AZ
DATES: 16th December 2014 – 11th January 2015
TIME: TBC

BOX OFFICE: 0843 208 6000

ABOUT: Adapted from the original stage play Peter Pan By J.M. Barrie, award-winning comedy company; Mischief Theatre’s brand new show Peter Pan Goes Wrong tours the UK.

The inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society set out to present J.M. Barrie’s classic tale of Peter Pan. Two acts of hysterical disaster ensue.

Don’t miss this hilarious new comedy from the creators of West End smash hit comedy The Play that Goes Wrong. To die will be an awfully big adventure.

PRESS:

★★★★★
‘Joyful disasters from comedy masters’
Libby Purves, BBC Radio 4 & Theatre Cat

CAST: TBC
DIRECTOR: Adam Meggido
Kenny Wax Ltd & Stage Presence Ltd present a Mischief Theatre Production

THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG 2014
WEST END TRANSFER

Our hit comedy is transferring into the West End’s Duchess Theatre following its 24 week UK and international tour.

VENUE: Duchess Theatre
LOCATION: 3-5 Catherine Street, London, WC2B 5LA
DATES: Previews from 5th September, Opens 14th September, Now booking until February 2015
TIMES:
Wed – Sat 7.30pm
Thurs – Sat matinees 2.30pm
Sunday – 3pm & 7pm

BOX OFFICE: 0844 412 4659

ABOUT:  : Noises Off meets Fawlty Towers in this new hit comedy direct from the West End.
The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society attempt to put on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong… does, as the accident prone thesps battle on against all the odds to get to their final curtain call.
This brilliant new laugh out loud comedy performed by Mischief Theatre Company has enjoyed two successful runs in the West End and was the sell out smash hit of the Edinburgh Festival with its sensational reviews, numerous accolades and awards. The Play That Goes Wrong is guaranteed to leave you aching with laughter!

Find out more at: theplaythatgoeswrong.com

PRESS:

WINNER – Best New Comedy
What’s On Stage Awards 2014

★★★★ ‘Boy does it hit the funny bone… genuinely hilarious’

Daily Telegraph

★★★★★ ‘Effortless slapstick that Keaton and Chaplin would be hard pushed to trump’

What’s On Stage

★★★★ 
‘Immaculately staged… roused even a staid matinee audience to hysterics’

The Times – Critics Choice

★★★★ 
‘A triumph of split-second timing’

Metro

★★★★★
 ‘At one point I feared I was going to hyperventilate’

Daily Mail

‘I haven’t laughed so much in years’
Independent on Sunday
The List

CAST Dave Hearn, Rob Falconer, Henry Lewis, Alys Metcalf, Charlie Russell, Jonathan Sayer, Henry Shields, Greg Tannahill & Nancy Wallinger
DIRECTOR Mark Bell  DESIGNER Nigel Hook
LIGHTING DESIGNER Ric Mountjoy
Kenny Wax Ltd & Stage Presence Ltd present a Mischief Theatre Production