The script for Time Machine by Steven Canny and John Nicholson takes the 19 century novella as a springboard for a three-person meta-theatrical romp in show-goes-wrong style, the fourth wall abolished and the audience primed for involvement.
NEWS: Performances of Mischief Movie Night In will be live-streamed over Christmas
With the latest round of Government restrictions closing theatres in London, the original Mischief team have announced that they will be performing their improv show Mischief Movie Night In, streaming a new movie every night from the ‘Mischief emergency comedy bunker’ at Immersive Ldn, live into homes from 27-31 December 2020.
NEWS: Mischief Movie Night will replace Magic Goes Wrong at the Vaudeville for a limited festive season
The producers of Magic Goes Wrong have announces that they have decided to put back reopening until October 2021 when they hope to re-start at the Vaudeville Theatre without social distancing. Mischief Movie Night will now play at the theatre from 9 December 2020 to 31 January 2021.
WATCH Magic Goes Wrong post-show Q&A: What’s it like working with Penn & Teller… & JJ Abrams?
Abracadabra! As their weekly episodes of The Goes Wrong Show continue to delight television audiences, I was delighted to continue my series of Mischief Theatre post-show talks with a return to the Vaudeville Theatre to catch up with the company’s co-writers – Jonathan Sayer, Henry Lewis and Henry Shields – and their co-stars in the latest goes-wrong stage comedy.
NEWS: Mischief Theatre’s Magic Goes Wrong extends its West End run to August 2020
Mischief Theatre, the Olivier award-winning company behind The Play That Goes Wrong, has announced a new booking period for Magic Goes Wrong, with tickets now on sale until 30th August 2020.
REVIEW ROUND-UP: Magic Goes Wrong at the Vaudeville Theatre
We round up the reviews for the second production in Mischief Theatre’s year-long season at the Vaudeville Theatre, Magic Goes Wrong.
WATCH Groan Ups Q&A video: What’s the secret of Mischief Theatre’s success?
As part of an ongoing series, I’ve chaired post-show talks with various Mischief Theatre casts this year, all of whom waxed lyrical about the brilliance of the company founders. Last week, I had a chance to pose questions to those original mischief-makers themselves at their brand-new comedy Groan Ups.
FIRST-LOOK PHOTOS: The original Mischief Theatre company premiere Groan Ups
If these first-look photos of Mischief Theatre’s Groan Ups don’t put you in touch with your ‘inner child’, we don’t know what will. Just two days to go until the brand-new comedy officially opens. Time to get booking!
‘They were the funniest people I had ever met’: Charlie Russell on Groan Ups & her Mischief Theatre adventure to date
It’s cruel to ask one of the original Mischief Theatre company to choose their favourite comedy to date? But we couldn’t resist. We caught up with the fabulous Charlie Russell about Groan Ups and much more. Time to get booking!
WATCH: What might Mischief’s Groan Ups stars tell their younger selves?
Less than a week until Mischief Theatre’s brand-new comedy Groan Ups officially opens and we’re loving all the audience buzz on social media. Also on Twitter, we’ve been carefully studying the cast’s back-to-school lessons.
VIDEO & PHOTOS: Mischief Theatre’s original stars are gearing up for Groan Ups
The original mischief-makers have been getting into character – versions of their younger selves – for the photoshoot ahead of the world premiere of their latest West End comedy Groan Ups, which launches their year-long residency at the Vaudeville Theatre. Check out our photo gallery and behind the scenes video. Time to get booking!
NEWS: Full casting announced for Mischief Theatre’s new comedy Groan Ups at the Vaudeville Theatre
Mischief Theatre, the Olivier Award-winning company behind The Play That Goes Wrong, today announces the full cast for their brand-new comedy Groan Ups, running from 20 September until 1 December 2019 (press night is 10 October) at London’s Vaudeville Theatre.
‘The sense of kinship is refreshing & invigorating’: MISCHIEF MOVIE NIGHT– Touring
Mischief Movie Night is enormous fun and the cast clearly loves what they do. The sense of kinship is refreshing and invigorating as we giggle alongside the actors on stage at the absurdity of what we are asking of them.
THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY – West End
If I want to have a good laugh, I would not go back to The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, for it really wasn’t my cup of tea, at all.
THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY – West End
The long title does the job of explaining what this show is about so I don’t have to. However, what I will say is that it also includes hilarious cross identities, infidelity, an incredible set (David Farley), some exquisite harmonised conjoining scene changes and lots of side-splitting humour!