In the first of a fresh monthly series of Mischief Theatre post-show Q&As in the West End, I’ll return to the Criterion Theatre for smash-and-grab hit The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, now in its third year with a new cast of convicts.
Summer 1958. Minneapolis City Bank has been entrusted with a priceless diamond. An escaped convict is dead set on pocketing the gem with the help of his screwball sidekick, trickster girlfriend… and the maintenance man. With mistaken identities, love triangles and hidden agendas, even the most reputable can’t be trusted. In a town where everyone’s a crook, who will end up bagging the jewel?
It would be criminal to miss this dynamite comedy… especially when there’s a post-show Q&A with the mischief-makers.
“This is the funniest show in the West End” – The Telegraph
“A fast & fabulous comedy caper is a joyful night out” – The Times
Written by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields of Mischief Theatre and starring the Mischief Theatre Company who brought you the Olivier Award-winning Best New Comedy The Play That Goes Wrong and Peter Pan Goes Wrong.
The new cast at the West End’s Criterion Theatre features Sean Carey (as Sam Monaghan), David Coomber (Neil Cooper), Julia Frith (Caprice Freeboys), George Hannigan (Everyone Else) Liam Jeavons (Mitch Ruscitti), Damian Lynch (Robin Freeboys), Killian Macardle (Officer Randal Chuck), Jon Trenchard (Warren Slax) and Ashley Tucker (Ruth Monaghan).