THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY to Close in the West End

Mischief Theatre has confirmed that THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY will play its final West End performance this May.

Following over 2000 performances, the Olivier Award-nominated COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY will conclude its four-year run at the Criterion Theatre on 3rd May 2020.

Whilst THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY will play its final West End performance, Mischief Theatre, the creators of the show, will still be represented in theatreland by THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG at the Duchess (now in its 5th year), and MAGIC GOES WRONG, which recently extended its run at the Vaudeville until August 2020.

THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY is set in 1950s Minneapolis, USA. The play follows an escaped convict intent on stealing a diamond from the City Bank with the help of his girlfriend. In typical Mischief Theatre fashion, the show heavily features slapstick and physical comedy. Written by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields, THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY premiered in the West End in 2016. and more recently embarked on a UK tour in 2018 and 2019.

THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY currently stars Sean Carey as Sam Monaghan, David Coomber as Neil Cooper, Julia Frith as Caprice Freeboys, George Hannigan as Everyone Else, Liam Jeavons as Mitch Ruscitti, Damian Lynch as Robin Freeboys, Killian Macardle as Officer Randal Chuck, Jon Trenchard as Warren Slax and Ashley Tucker as Ruth Monaghan. The company also features understudies: Julie Cullen, Charlotte Duffy, Tom Hopcroft, Ross Virgo and Eddy Westbury.

THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY features direction by Mark Bell with Nancy Zamit for Mischief Theatre, designs by David Farley, costume design by Robert Surace, lighting design by David Howe, associate lighting design by Matt Leventhall, sound design by Jon Fiber for Jolly-GoodTunes and musical direction and arrangement by Joey Hickman.

THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY runs at London’s Criterion Theatre to 3rd May 2020. Tickets are on sale now.

 

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