Magic Goes Wrong
Closed 2h 30m
Magic Goes Wrong
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Magic Goes Wrong London Reviews and Tickets

89%
(7 Reviews)
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Members say
Funny, Clever, Entertaining, Delightful, Hilarious

About the Show

Penn & Teller star in a hilarious comedy from creators of the hit show "The Play that Goes Wrong".

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Member Reviews (7)

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40 Reviews | 1 Follower
72
Entertaining, Funny, Clever

See it if you want to see a show with wit and charm, with opportunities for audience participation (sit in the stalls for this).

Don't see it if you want a show that is captivating from start to finish. The Mind Mangler was brilliant but some of the other acts lacked the same presence

27 Reviews | 1 Follower
80
Great writing, Funny, Clever

See it if You love slapstick, witty writing and magic going wrong in the funniest ways!

Don't see it if You don't enjoy silliness and the other Goes Wrong type shows.

18 Reviews | 0 Followers
100
Ambitious, Must see, Hilarious, Epic, Entertaining

See it if You love magic and the "Goes Wrong Co" this was epic.Penn & Teller's magic advice is sublime as was the slapstick humour. Superb show

Don't see it if You don't like magic or slap stick humour

7 Reviews | 0 Followers
100
Hilarious, Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny

See it if You enjoy the work this company produces - funny, planned mess-ups, with an underlying, emotional story

Don't see it if You dislike blood, or comedic mistakes, or want a musical

7 Reviews | 0 Followers
100
Hilarious, Funny, Enchanting, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if You haven’t laughed properly in a long time. You want a new refreshing show. If you seen Play that goes wrong. Show for all the family.

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy magic. Silly plays were things might go wrong. Interactions with the audience and a lot of laughter.

6 Reviews | 0 Followers
94
Funny, Great staging, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if This is a great show that mixes comedy and magic. It is clever with its great script and timing

Don't see it if If you don't like magic or great comedy this show is not for you

2 Reviews | 0 Followers
86
Great writing, Entertaining, Funny, Delightful, Clever

See it if Was funnier than we previously thought it was going to be. Interactive with the audience. Have already recommended it to family and friends

Don't see it if Can’t think of a reason someone would not want to watch it

Critic Reviews (9)

Time Out London
October 28th, 2020
For a previous production

If you enjoy watching flustered English people get more flustered as stuff goes wrong – and let’s be clear, that is literally their entire shtick – then ‘Magic Goes Wrong’ sees them pulls the trick off once again.
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The Telegraph (UK)
January 9th, 2020
For a previous production

Everyone, on-stage and (manifestly off) works their socks off to keep things continually derailing on time (direction by Adam Meggido).
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London Theatre
January 9th, 2020
For a previous production

The show is unashamedly silly but also affectionately celebratory of a kind of variety theatre that may have long vanished - but makes a welcome return here.
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The London Evening Standard
January 9th, 2020
For a previous production

Mischief is so adept at developing rapport with an audience, it works anyway. As Paul Daniels used to say: that’s magic.
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The Times (UK)
January 9th, 2020
For a previous production

It’s executed with love, determination and skill. Tommy Cooper, you suspect, would have loved it. I know I did.
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The Stage (UK)
January 9th, 2020
For a previous production

But, though it doesn’t hit the highs of some previous Mischief outings, it remains a solidly entertaining show, from a company evidently keen to test itself, and, for once, there are a few sweet instances where everything goes right.
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The Guardian (UK)
January 9th, 2020
For a previous production

Stunts and tricks go awry in this slapstick romp, though the running gag makes it hard to conjure suspense.
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What's On Stage (UK)
January 9th, 2020
For a previous production

Those who love the "Goes Wrong" brand will have a pleasant number of laughs to keep the mirth coming, but it's hard to shake the feeling that, for a large portion of the run-time, Mischief may have missed a trick.
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