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Duchess Theatre

Catherine Street, London WC2B 5LA, England
+44 844 482 9672
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The Play That Goes Wrong Theater Show in London
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  • Excellent73%
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  • Average5%
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“funniest play” (21 reviews)
“monty python” (19 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Catherine Street, London WC2B 5LA, England
Covent Garden
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"funniest play"
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"monty python"
in 19 reviews
"slapstick comedy"
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"comic timing"
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"side splitting"
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"fawlty towers"
in 20 reviews
"belly laughs"
in 7 reviews
"dress circle"
in 26 reviews
"fantastic play"
in 8 reviews
"peter pan"
in 12 reviews
"pre show"
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"west end"
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"second half"
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"covent garden"
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"birthday treat"
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"two hours"
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"farce"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I’ve had the pleasure of visiting a number of west end theatres and this one was a pleasant surprise. A stones throw from Covent Garden station, a lovely intimate venue hosting ‘the play that goes wrong’ - we had seats in the stalls and I...More

Thank Kspeller
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG here when visiting London for the day (following a cruise). Yes, the play is hilarious and not-to-be-missed. But I'm commenting on the venue now. My wife and I attend theater fairly regularly, as well as concerts of all...More

2  Thank RMurray847
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Manic full on very entertaining show from before the start through the interval and up to the end. Very funny, great acting.

1  Thank Breandan O
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Play that Goes Wrong is ideally suited to the small Duchess Theatre. The interaction with the audience is part of the joy of this comedy. The stage set and props are very cleverly devised and the script is often brilliant. Two of our daughters...More

Thank ShaunH290
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked this at last minute as a surprise for my wife, the Duchess is a small theatre but perfectly suited to the play that goes wrong, however the old fashioned tip up seats are a bit low and some may find them a little...More

Thank Robert B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My bestie and I went a few nights ago to see "The Play That Goes Wrong". We'd originally booked our tickets for a month and a bit ago, but I couldn't make it over as 'The Beast From The East' made travelling over from Gloucestershire...More

1  Thank Kasia_Kim
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a load of tripe! I had heard some good reviews for this Play, so decided to treat my husband for his birthday. I thought ‘The Mousetrap’ was awful but this took the absolute biscuit and I would have been happy to leave the theatre...More

3  Thank Patsyh966
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

The Duchess is tiny. One of the smallest I've been in at the West End. A dozen could fit in the bar if you're lucky. Be warned the old style flip up seats could be uncomfortable for some. All the seating in the stalls have...More

1  Thank Nicky T
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We visited the Duchess theatre yesterday to see The Play That Goes Wrong Hilariously funny superbly acted Great props and one of the funniest plays we have ever seen Well worthwhile a visit

1  Thank 42holiday
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

This is a very small theatre. The stalls are downstairs and have low seats. If you are tall try and book an aisle seat. Small bar but good choice of drinks. The play that goes wrong is a must see. The theatre is a short...More

Thank Sam3314
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Beththeyoung
7 January 2018|
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Response from Fossicker66 | Reviewed this property |
There is a searchline outside the theatre before the show, which can cause a hold-up, so arrive early.
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Sarah O
20 January 2017|
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Response from countyroamer | Reviewed this property |
When I took my family to the Duchess we had seats in the Dress Circle. The theatre is quite small, and the view from there is excellent. Personally, if the theatre trip is a special treat, or there is some reason why you... More
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