News: Chaos Unleashed with New West End Cast for The Play That Goes Wrong

The Play That Goes Wrong, the Olivier and Tony Award-winning smash hit, which this year celebrates its 10 year anniversary in the West End, announces a brand new cast at the Duchess Theatre in London, and a new booking period until Sunday 4 May 2025.

The new cast, many of whom are making their West End debuts, are:  Jordan Akkaya as Trevor, Daniel Anthony as Dennis, Joe Bolland as Jonathan, Daniel Fraser as Chris, Billie Hamer as Annie, Owen Jenkins as Robert, Jay Olpin as Max and Hannah Sinclair Robinson as Sandra.  The understudies are:  Alex BirdMunashe ChirisaColm GleesonDumile Sibanda and Alice Stokoe.  Their first performance is on Tuesday 9 April 2024.

The Play That Goes Wrong opened at the Duchess Theatre in September 2014, and this year celebrates its 10th year in the West End.  The production shows no signs of slowing down since its first performance at The Old Red Lion with only four paying customers.   Its achievements to date include:

  • Whatsonstage Award for Best New Comedy in 2014
  • Olivier Award for Best New Comedy in 2015
  • Tony Award for the Broadway Transfer
  • Performing to over 3.5 million people round the world in every continent except Antarctica.

The Play That Goes Wrong is co-written by Mischief company members Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields and is directed by Mark Bell, with set designs by Nigel Hook, costumes by Roberto Surace, lighting by Ric Mountjoy, original music by Rob Falconer, sound design by Andy Johnson, the associate director is Amy Milburn  and the assistant director is Anna Marshall. The Play That Goes Wrong is produced in the West End by Kenny Wax Ltd and Stage Presence Ltd.

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