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The Comedy About A Bank Robbery

The comedy masterminds behind five-star hits The Play That Goes Wrong (Olivier Award for Best New Comedy) and Peter Pan Goes Wrong, return to the West End with their latest lung-bustingly funny creation: The Comedy About A Bank Robbery.

Welcome to Minneapolis, 1958, and the Minneapolis City Bank. Now under the gruff and rather irreverent management of Robin Freeboys, the Bank is entrusted with a priceless diamond by a Hungarian prince. However, when the jewel catches the eye of mean-spirited jailbird Mitch, he teams up with corrupt guard Cooper and Freeboys’ money-hungry daughter Candice, intent on separating the Bank from its most precious deposit.

Mischief Theatre’s new play, written by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields, is already being called the funniest show in London. Fast-paced and riotously hilarious, The Comedy About A Bank Robbery masterfully unites screw-ball comedy with real theatrical invention, and is guaranteed to have you rolling in the aisles.

Playing at the Criterion Theatre, book your tickets to The Comedy About A Bank Robbery today!

Access Information

Access Performance Times

Friday 22nd November 2019 – Captioned performance

Saturday 23rd November 2019 Matinee – Audio Described performance

Sunday 24th November 2019 – Signed performance

For access information and to book for the above performances please call the Criterion Theatre Box Office directly on 020 7839 8811, or email tickets@criterion-theatre.co.uk

Cancellation Policy

No refunds or exchanges after booking. 

Duration

2 hours and 20 mins. (including interval)

How Does It Work

You will receive a confirmation email with a voucher attached.  Please print this voucher and present it to the venue on the day of the show.  We recommend you arrive a minimum of 30 minutes before the performance start time.

Suitable For Children

Recommended age: 11 +

When Can I Go

Tuesdays - Fridays: 7.30pm

Saturdays: 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Sundays: 3pm and 7pm

Booking until 1st November 2020

Where Do I Go

218-223 Piccadilly

Piccadilly Circus

London

W1V 9LB

Nearest Train Station : Charing Cross (5 mins)

Nearest Tube Stations : Piccadilly Circus (1 min) or Leicester Square (3 mins)

Buses : 3, 6, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15,19, 22, 23, 38, 88, 94, 139, 159, 453

Criterion Theatre

Latest customer reviews

  • How to cheer everyone up in dreary November cheer

    17 November 2019

    Very funny and brilliantly executed. So witty and clever. Fantastic cast who worked so hard non stop creating hilarious scenes. The perfect tonic for a dreary November day. Loved it.

    Isobel Confirmed ticket purchaser

  • A Comedy about a Bank Robbery

    16 November 2019

    like 'A play that goes wrong' brings the art of slapstick back to theatre. Funny from the very start, with great staging - a set that can be transformed in seconds. Even the actors corpsing on stage produced a good laugh. If you want a good laugh which does not tax the brain this is the play for you.

    Richard Confirmed ticket purchaser

  • So much fun!

    4 November 2019

    I can't remember the last time I laughed so much. This play is hysterical. I will be going to see it again!

    Marilyn from London Confirmed ticket purchaser

  • 3 November 2019

    Excellent show, very funny.

    Chris Wales Confirmed ticket purchaser