The Play That Goes Wrong

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Henry Lewis & Jonathan Sayer & Henry Shields

Published by Methuen

6 Male 2 Female


The Play That Goes Wrong is a farcical murder mystery, a play within a play

Following a large and sudden inheritance, the inept and accident-prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society and its sanctimonious Head of Drama embark on producing an ambitious 1920s murder mystery

Despite diligent preparation, in the final countdown to opening night, everything that can go wrong does go wrong

Hilarious disaster ensues as the cast crack under the pressure

Can they get the production back on track before the final curtain?


"... reduced even a staid matinee audience to hysterics" ~ The Times

"Effortless slapstick that Keaton and Chaplin would be hard pushed to trump" ~ What's On Stage

"For a side-splitting, jolly good laugh, The Play That Goes Wrong is exactly what the doctor ordered" ~ British Theatre Guide

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