The Comedy About a Bank Robbery - West End
Starting at £23
One enormous diamond
Six incompetent crooks
And a snoozing security guard
What could possibly go right?
Running Time: 2 hours and 15 minutes
Saturday: 2:30pm and 7:30pm
Sunday: 3:00pm and 7:00pm
The Comedy About a Bank Robbery West End Cast
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by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2020
Due to the closure of theatres in accordance with the UK Government and SOLT's advice, The Comedy About a Bank Robbery played its last performance on Sunday 15 March 2020.
by BWW News Desk - February 11, 2020
When people think of what an understudy does, I tend to assume they're imagining us sitting in the dressing room, smashing through a Netflix series and a packet of biscuits every evening, patiently waiting to have our turn in the spotlight. But the reality of a Mischief understudy is you're already in the spotlight and the second cover is furiously flicking through the script. Just because you're the second cover, doesn't mean you won't go on. Oh, you will. It's just a case of when.
by BWW News Desk - January 24, 2020
The critically acclaimed West End production of Mischief Theatre's The Comedy About A Bank Robbery is set to play its final performance on Sunday 3 May 2020 completing a successful four year run at the Criterion Theatre, and playing for over 2000 performances in London and on tour.
by BWW News Desk - June 11, 2019
Today Mischief Theatre announce the new crooks in town, as the UK touring cast are set to replace the current West End cast, in the critically acclaimed and Olivier Award nominated The Comedy About a Bank Robbery. Celebrating 3 years in London's West End, The Comedy About a Bank Robbery recently extended until May 2020 and is looking forward to welcoming the new convicts to the Criterion Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - April 2, 2019
The Comedy About a Bank Robbery today announces an extension of its Olivier Award-nominated show to run until Sunday 3 May 2020, as it celebrates its third birthday in the West End. Tickets for the new booking period are now on sale. Tonight marks the 1,423rd performance at The Criterion, the 7,115th theft of the diamond and the 10,584th appearance of the seagulls!
by BWW News Desk - September 3, 2018
by BWW News Desk - July 16, 2018
Mischief Theatre's Olivier Award nominated West End smash hit The Comedy About A Bank Robbery today announces the full cast for its 2018/19 UK tour. The touring cast presents: Sean Carey as 'Sam Monaghan', David Coomber as 'Neil Cooper', Julia Frith as 'Caprice Freeboys', George Hannigan as 'Everyone Else', Liam Jeavons as 'Mitch Ruscitti', Damian Lynch as 'Robin Freeboys', Killian Macardle as 'Officer Randal Shuck', Yolanda Ovide as 'Ruth Monaghan', and Jon Trenchard as 'Warren Slax'. With Understudies: Charlotte Duffy, Tom Hopcroft, Ashley Tucker, Ross Virgo and Eddy Westbury.
by Cindy Marcolina - April 26, 2018
Chris Leask has reprised the role of Everybody Else in The Comedy About a Bank Robbery. We met up at the Criterion Theatre and a hilarious interview ensued.
by Cindy Marcolina - April 13, 2018
The Comedy About a Bank Robbery celebrate their second birthday amidst a tsunami of laughter. The new cast members shine while the veterans have the comedy locked down to perfection. 'Everyone is a crook' in Minneapolis in the late 50s, so when City Bank is entrusted with protecting a diamond worth half a million dollars, escaped convict Mitch Ruscitti sets off to steal it. Love triangles, mistaken identities, and various unfortunate gimmicks lead the characters on a laugh-out-loud adventure.
by BWW News Desk - April 12, 2018
As the West End smash hit comedy celebrates its second birthday in the West End today, the critically acclaimed and Olivier Award-nominated The Comedy About A Bank Robbery extends its run until 7 April 2019. Tickets for the new booking period are now on sale.
by BWW News Desk - November 6, 2017
The critically acclaimed and Olivier Award-nominated The Comedy About A Bank Robbery today announces a further extension until November 2018 as new faces - some fresh, some familiar - join the company.
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2017
The hilarious cast and crew of West End favourite The Comedy About a Bank Robbery stole BroadwayWorld UK's Instagram on Friday. Check out exclusive backstage sneak peeks here, from rope rehearsal to feathered co-stars!
by BWW News Desk - March 31, 2017
Due to continued high demand, the critically acclaimed and Olivier Award nominated The Comedy About A Bank Robbery marks its first birthday in the West End by announcing a further extension until 1 April 2018.
by Marianka Swain - February 7, 2017
Steffan Lloyd-Evans's work includes Into The Woods at Menier Chocolate Factory, The 306: Dawn at the National Theatre of Scotland, Beyond the Fence at the Arts Theatre, and the UK tour of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. He's currently starring in Mischief Theatre's latest West End hit The Comedy About A Bank Robbery.
by Marianka Swain - October 28, 2016
This week, the cast of West End hit THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY - which recently announced a booking extension until October 2017 - tackled new interactive game The Million Pound Heist. The Enigma Quests 'escape room' game challenges teams of players to break into the safehouse of London's most notorious criminal gang, analyse highly confidential information, navigate security and try to enter the vault. See cast members Gareth tempest, Dave Hearn, Greg Tannahill, Henry Shields and Ellie Morris in action below, photographed by Ana Maria Wiggins and Adam Bennett.