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The Comedy About A Bank Robbery extends in the West End

Mischief Theatre’s play will run at the Criterion until April next year

Mischief Theatre's The Comedy About a Bank Robbery has extended in the West End until 1 April 2018.

Written by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields, it follows Mitch Ruscitti who escapes from jail and drives to Minneapolis to rob a bank, but things don't quite go to plan.

The play opened at the Criterion Theatre in April 2016, with WhatsOnStage's Mark Valencia calling it 'the funniest play since Noises Off.'

In January, the production announced a cast change, with Hannah Boyce as Caprice, Mark Hammersley as Warren, Sean Kearns as Freeboys, Steffan Lloyd-Evans as Sam, Tania Mathurin as Ruth, Christopher Pizzey as Smitties, Gareth Tempest as Mitch, Miles Yekinni. Jeremy Lloyd plays Everyone Else. Production images of the new cast have also been released and can be seen above.

Mischief's The Play That Goes Wrong is poised to open on Broadway – with a little help from JJ Abrams – and is also touring the UK now.

The Comedy About a Bank Robbery runs at the Criterion Theatre until 1 April 2018.