Interview With…Henry Shields

The writer and actor chatted to Emma Clarendon about all things Mischief Theatre including the company’s year long season at the Vaudeville Theatre. Hi Henry – thanks so much for talking to me. How has it been seeing Mischief Theatre as a company develop as it has so successfully over the years? It’s been a very… Read More

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Review Round Up: Groan Ups, Vaudeville Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the first production in Mischief Theatre’s year-long season at the Vaudeville Theatre. WhatsOnStage: **** “by challenging themselves, pulling back (slightly) on the gags and injecting a sense of genuine pathos into their work, the creative team have really proven themselves top of the class. Four gold… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Mischief Theatre’s Magic Goes Wrong

The production will play at the Vaudeville Theatre from the 14th December. Mischief Theatre has announced the casting for their second production in their year long residency at the Vaudeville Theatre, Magic Goes Wrong, which will begin performances from the 14th December. Written by Penn Jillette, Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, Henry Shields and Teller, Magic… Read More

NEWS: The Play That Goes Wrong Extends Run at the Duchess Theatre

The original Mischief Theatre production has announced that it is extending its run in the West End until 2020. The production, written by Henry Shields, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Lewis is now booking until the at the Duchess Theatre until the 3rd May 2020. The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society are putting on a 1920s murder… Read More

NEWS: The Comedy About a Bank Robbery Announces Extension in West End

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… Read More

NEWS: Mischief Theatre Announces Year Long Residency at Vaudeville Theatre

Mischief Theatre will take over the Vaudeville Theatre from September.  Mischief Theatre will present three new pieces of work during its year long residency in the Vaudeville theatre, opening with Groan Ups in September. Groan Ups will see the original cast of the Mischief Theatre company reuniting for this new comedy show, with tickets going on sale to the public from the… Read More

REVIEW: The Comedy About a Bank Robbery, Criterion Theatre

Mischief Theatre’s world domination is set to continue with this hilarious and occasionally dark new comedy.  So what do you get if you get a group of incompetent crooks, one diamond and even some seagulls together? The completely mad, brilliantly written new show from the creative team behind The Play That Goes Wrong. The Comedy… Read More

NEWS: The Comedy About a Bank Robbery Extends Run Until October 2017

Mischief Theatre’s latest show is now booking in the West End until the 29th October 2017 it has been announced.  The news means that the show will complete 18 months in the West End, adding six months on to its current run. Directed by Mark Bell, The Comedy About a Bank Robbery sees eight incompetent… Read More

The Comedy About a Bank Robbery Announces Extension

Mischief Theatre’s latest show has barely been officially open at the Criterion Theatre for a week, but has already announced that it will be extending its run at the Criterion Theatre until 2017.  The show which sees a bunch of crooks attempt to steal a diamond, is now booking at the Criterion Theatre until the… Read More

Review: The Comedy About a Bank Robbery

Mischief Theatre have created a show that is very different from the last two productions that they have produced, taking a very different brand of comedy and once again making it their own, using their own unique and brilliant style. Written by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields, the show follows a group of… Read More