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Fawlty Towers meets Noises Off in this multi award-winning West End smash hit comedy.
A play about a play that goes wrong isn’t a new idea but it’s certainly a winning one, as the plaudits garnered by this cheeky Fringe hit ably illustrate. One reviewer laughed so much he feared he was going to hyperventilate, another admitted his funny bone had been well and truly struck by the piece, while a third laughed and laughed until ‘the tears ran down’.
Mischief Theatre Company’s Edinburgh Festival show arrives in the region on the back of a fantastic reputation and a couple of successful West End runs. For those not in the know, the play focuses on the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society’s attempt to put on a 1920s-set murder-mystery. The only trouble is, the bumbling thesps are more than a little accident-prone - so much so, in fact, that they’re not even sure they’ll manage to reach the curtain call...
£14.90 - £33.90
Evenings 7.30pm (Mon 7pm) plus 2pm matinee on Thursday & Saturday
Sketches and songs from a variety of British comedy writers,
Experience the highlights of the 2016 festival with three shows from Italy, Germany & Switzerland, each lasting 30 minutes,
A brand new musical play and a definite “laugh out loud” comedy