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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.



Show notes

Running time: 2 hours 30 minutes (One interval)

Booking from: 17 Mar 2020

Booking until: 03 May 2020

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, 92%Score from 72 reviews

"We split our sides laughing"1/3/2020

"Laughter all the way from this madcap company."23/2/2020

"From curtain up to encore this was a most entertaining and funny night out the company had the audience in their hands and boy did they give this audience value for money, it was madcap slapstick at its best, wordplay second to none a riotous exhilarated performance by the young company look forward to seeing more of the magic theatre productions in the future ."

"Really good fun"20/11/2019

"Made me laugh so much I cried"


"Slightly different to the previous Mischief productions but equally as hilarious."


"Very funny,great way how it was done."

"Throughly Entertaining"14/7/2019

"Really enjoyed the show, thought it was quite funny. We were seated right at the back of the stalls but were still able to see the stage and the TVs for the scenes at the top of the stage were very helpful. The actors did really well. I would recommend anyone to see it."

"Side Splitting Comedy"5/5/2019

"Excellent show, loved every minute of it."

"Very funny. Most enjoyable"19/9/2018

"Very funny show most enjoyable. Worth the money"

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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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