The news of the extension has been announced as Mischief Theatre’s West End production celebrates its third anniversary at the Criterion Theatre.

Mark Bell’s production which celebrates its third anniversary in the West End today has confirmed it is now booking at London’s Criterion Theatre until the Sunday 3 May 2020. Tickets for the new booking period are on sale now.

Summer 1958. Minneapolis City Bank has been entrusted with a priceless diamond. An escaped convict is dead set on pocketing the gem with the help of his screwball sidekick, trickster girlfriend… and the maintenance man. With mistaken identities, love triangles and hidden agendas, even the most reputable can’t be trusted. In a town where everyone’s a crook, who will end up bagging the jewel?

The current cast for the production includes Samson Ajewole (Cooper), Jenna Augen (Ruth Monaghan), Jack Baldwin (Officer Randal Shuck), Leonard Cook (Robin Freeboys), Chris Leask (Everyone Else), Emily Stott (Caprice Freeboys), Gareth Tempest (Mitch Ruscitti), Jack Whittle (Sam Monaghan) and Jean-Luke Worrell (Warren Slax). From Tuesday 23 April the role of Warren Slax will be taken over by Matthew Cavendish and Jean-Luke Worrell will be taking over the role of Cooper. The understudies are, Rhiann Francis, Gracie Lai, Dale Mathurin, Kieran Mortell and Finlay Paul.

As well as celebrating The Comedy About a Bank Robbery’s third birthday, Mischief Theatre have announced a brand-new season opening at the Vaudeville Theatre in September 2019, with new shows including Groan Ups and Magic Goes Wrong. In addition The Comedy About a Bank Robbery UK tour is currently running until 8th June and the Olivier Award-winning The Play That Goes Wrong, is enjoying its fifth year at The Duchess Theatre, with booking until October 2019. 

The Comedy About a Bank Robbery is now booking at the Criterion Theatre.To book tickets click here or visit:  Last Minute.comTheatre Tickets Direct.co.ukLove Theatre.comSee Tickets.com and Encore Tickets.