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Theatre details

Criterion Theatre

Criterion Theatre
Piccadilly Circus

Exit Piccadilly Circus Station onto Piccadilly Circus. The Theatre is on the right hand side and is visible from the tube exit. This is approximately a 1 minute walk.

Piccadilly Circus station is 1 minute walk (45 metres)



Show notes

Running time: 2 hours 20 minutes (One interval)

Booking from: 15 Aug 2018

Booking until: 07 Apr 2019

Age restrictions: Recommended for children aged 11 and over.

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The Show
Written in the style of a 50's Hollywood Comedy, the founders of the Mischief Theatre group, Henry Lewis, Henry Shields and Jonathan Sayer, all portray standout roles in this imaginative sitcom. When Mitch Ruscitti (Shields) escapes from jail with the help from corrupt prison guard Cooper (Tannahill), both head towards Minneapolis to rob an enormous diamond from a sleepy suburban bank, which is ran by Robin Freeboys (Lewis) and his superannuated intern Warren Slax (Sayer). Freeboys' cunning daughter Caprice (Russell), joins the heist as Mitch's love interest, yet soon finds herself falling for the overbearing cashier's (Wallinger) pick-pocket son Sam (Hearn). Full of hysterical one-liners that come thick and fast throughout, the unrelenting tempo of this show will leave audiences in uproar.

History of The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
The Comedy About a Bank Robbery is the third show to come from the Mischief Theatre group. Following in the footsteps of its predecessors, 'The Play That Goes Wrong' and 'Peter Pan Goes Wrong', this hilariously outrageous comedy took its debut in London's Criterion Theatre this April. If the success of the groups previous shows are anything to go by, there is no doubt this show will continue way past its official end date of April 2017.

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Reviews & What the Critics Say
With production and appearances by the Olivier Award-winning founders of the Mischief Theatre group, this show is prepared for great success. Both the company's previous shows received critical acclaim and The Play That Goes Wrong received a Laurence Olivier and a award for Best New Comedy. We'll just have to wait and see if they can take home the award once again!
'This is the funniest show in town' - The Telegraph
'Fast and fabulous comedy caper is a joyful night out' - The Times
'A night of spectacular madness' - What'
'Thrilling and daringly inventive...This lung-bustingly funny play is just what the therapist ordered' - The Guardian

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery audience reviews

Superb, 94%Score from 47 reviews

"Brilliant and so funny"6/7/2018

"Brilliantly written and performed play, amazing comic timing through out"

"Very funny"1/5/2018

"I wasn`t sure what to expect as it was such a small production, but I was pleasantly surprised to see that it was a great show with plenty of funny parts in it to keep us all laughing."

"Slick comedy. Brilliant"1/3/2018

"This show had me in stitches. Brilliantly acted. I laughed from start to finish."


"So funny! Cast were excellent, would go see the show again - and I`m sure it would be just as funny!"

"Laugh? I cried with laughter!"6/1/2018

"We laughed from the start and were still talking about it on the train home the following day"

"Hysterical, really the most amusing and entertaining show!"10/12/2017

"Having seen the Play that went wrong, we had very high expectations and all I can say is they were met and we found the entire play absolutely hilarious! From start to finish it was just so funny and so well orchestrated, we were in stitches almost all the time, cannot recommend highly enough, just go and see for yourself!"

"The comedy about a bank robbery"15/10/2017

"Funniest show was so good kept us laughing all the through ! Highly recommend going to see this."


"Excellent production with stunning set design, cleverly moved throughout the show. Extremely funny, would recommend to anyone, it`s a must-see!"

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The Comedy About A Bank Robbery

Criterion Theatre
Piccadilly Circus

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Piccadilly Circus station is 1 minute walk (45 metres)

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