Multi-award winning show The Play That Goes Wrong due for showing at the Bristol Hippodrome from 16th-21st July 2018

Multi-award winning show The Play That Goes Wrong due for showing at the Bristol Hippodrome from 16th-21st July 2018

Posted on: 11 Jan 2018

Acclaimed comedy The Play That Goes Wrong has earned widespread praise since its inception in 2012, and now Bristol audiences have the chance to see what all the fuss is about as the crew roll in for eight performances from Monday 16th-Saturday 21st July! The smash-hit show is currently playing on Broadway and enjoying its fourth consecutive year on the West End. Grab your tickets now while you can!




The Play That Goes Wrong has captivated audiences worldwide, touring Australia and the US as well as performances around the UK.


Fawlty Towers meets Noises Off in this beloved smash-hit comedy, which has recently kicked off a huge UK tour that sees the show perform around the country right through to October. Don't miss this brilliantly funny production that's guaranteed to leave you aching with laughter!


The story follows the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society as they put on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong does, with hilarious consequences! As the accident-prone thespians battle against all the odds to reach their final curtain call, they discover that stage performances don't exactly come naturrally to all involved!


Described as a "gut-busting hit" by the New York Times, The Play That Goes Wrong has won a host of celebrity endorsements from the likes of Joanna Lumley, who said that her and her friends "laughed until the tears ran down our faces - it has to be seen". Ant & Dec were also among the masses of audience members to sing the show's praises, calling it "the funniest show we've seen! If you can get a ticket, go!"


Tickets for The Play That Goes Wrong are on sale now and can be found here. For more information, visit the show's official website or follow their Facebook page for regular updates.

Article by:

Matt Robson

Having moved to Bristol from Cornwall in 2015, Matt recently completed a degree in Journalism at UWE. He is keen on a wide variety of musical genres, as well as taking an interest in art and illustration, producing his own work in his spare time. Matt makes the most of Bristol's diverse nightlife and attends live music and club nights regularly. Get in touch via email at