• The Comedy About a Bank Robbery post-show Q&A at the West End's Criterion Theatre on 30 May 2019. © Peter Jones
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    The Comedy About a Bank Robbery Q&A video and photos: Stealing more time with the mischief-makers

The Comedy About a Bank Robbery Q&A video and photos: Stealing more time with the mischief-makers

I closed out #MischiefMay, celebrating the world-dominating achievements of the comedy masters at Mischief Theatre, with my second of two post-show Q&As to the company’s two current West End hits.
The Comedy About a Bank Robbery was the third West End offering from Mischief, following The Play That Goes Wrong (still running at the Duchess Theatre) […]

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    #MischiefMay: Celebrating 1,999 performances (sort of) with The Play That Goes Wrong‘s West End cast

#MischiefMay: Celebrating 1,999 performances (sort of) with The Play That Goes Wrong‘s West End cast

#MischiefMay is all about celebrating the world-dominating success of the comedy genius of Mischief Theatre onstage (running on all continents except Antarctica) and, increasingly, onscreen. I’m delighted to play a small part of this month’s mischievous activities with back-to-back post-show Q&As to Mischief’s two current West End hits, starting last night with The Play […]

  • Waiting for Waiting for Godot cast James Marlowe, Laura Kirman and Simon Day at the post-show Q&A
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    Photos and podcast: Post-show Q&A at the European premiere of NYC hit Waiting for Waiting for Godot

Photos and podcast: Post-show Q&A at the European premiere of NYC hit Waiting for Waiting for Godot

Two hapless understudies on a production of Waiting for Godot occupy their time backstage, trying to understand art, life, theatre and their precarious existence within it. Dave Hanson’s hit New York comedy Waiting for Waiting for Godot receives its European premiere at London’s St James Theatre and, just before he flew back to New […]

  • Sam Troughton, Neil Stuke, Adam James and Eleanor Matsuura in Mike Bartlett's Bull at the Young Vic Theatre, London, January 2015
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    My theatre diary: Plays Bull, Donkey Heart, Golem and The Play That Goes Wrong

My theatre diary: Plays Bull, Donkey Heart, Golem and The Play That Goes Wrong

If these first few weeks are anything to go by, 2015 is going to be an entertaining year. Here are four, very different plays that I’ve seen recently and am happy to recommend.

As usual, I’ve listed productions in closing date order. Note, the first two finish at the end of January – don’t delay!

If […]