This brilliant new laugh out loud comedy performed by Mischief Theatre Company has enjoyed two successful runs in the West End and was the sell out smash hit of the Edinburgh Festival with its sensational reviews, numerous accolades and awards. The Play That Goes Wrong is guaranteed to leave you aching with laughter!... Read more >>
Running time: 2h 10m
***** ‘I feared I was going to hyperventilate’
Quentin Letts, The Daily Mail
‘Spectacularly funny and accurate; we laughed until the tears ran down. It has to be seen.’
The West End smash hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong
Noises Off meets Fawlty Towers in this new hit comedy direct from the West End.
The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society attempt to put on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong… does, as the accident prone thesps battle on against all the odds to get to their final curtain call.
This brilliant new laugh out loud comedy performed by Mischief Theatre Company has enjoyed two successful runs in the West End and was the sell out smash hit of the Edinburgh Festival with its sensational reviews, numerous accolades and awards. The Play That Goes Wrong is guaranteed to leave you aching with laughter!
**** ‘Ridiculously funny’
Libby Purves, The Times
**** ‘Genuinely hilarious. Boy, does it hit the funny bone’
Charles Spencer, The Daily Telegraph
**** ‘A triumph of split second timing’
***** ‘I haven't laughed so much for years’
Janet Street Porter, Independent on Sunday
Booking fees will be added to each ticket as follows:
General Tickets: £13.00 - £31.00 + Booking Fees: £1.90 - £2.90
In addition, all bookings made through ATG Tickets for this venue are subject to a £2.85 Transaction fee.
All Super Seats include choice of nibble box, welcome drink and programme or theatre gift.
Regent Theatre Visual Story: a visual resource to help prepare visitors for a new experience and to help them become familiar with new surroundings and what to expect. Click here to download itTo listen to the audio brochure for Spring 2017 at The Regent Theatre and The Victoria Hall click here.
There is lift access to all levels of the theatre from our foyer (with audible announcer).
On arrival at the theatre there are 9 steps leading from the front doors to the theatre foyer. If you bear to your left on entering he doors we have a small lift suitable for wheelchair users and buggies.
There are designated wheelchair space on both auditorium levels:
x 4 spaces Circle Row B
Accessed by lift
x 4 spaces in Stalls Row U
Accessed by lift
Row E in the stalls can accommodate between 1 and 18 wheelchair users
Accessed by flat level from foyer
Box Office, cloakroom and bars all have low level counters.
Backstage Tours are accessible to wheelchair users.
We have an infra-red sound enhancement system in the auditorium. Using a headset (without a hearing aid) or one that is worn around the neck (with a hearing aid) you can boost the volume of the performance. There is no charge for using the headsets which you can collect from the box office.
Guide, hearing and other working dogs are welcome in all parts of the theatre and we will provide water for them on request.
There are accessible toilets in the Foyer, the Stalls Bar and the Circle bar.
The Regent Theatre is situated in Stoke-on-Trent City Centre (Hanley), easily accessible from the M6, junctions 15 and 16, and from the A50. Follow the prominent brown tourism signs for the Cultural Quarter and then Theatres. Ample secure parking nearby (£1 eves).
By bus or coach:
Drop off space for coaches and parking nearby. Please contact the Groups Hotline 0844 871 7619 (Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge) for details or for information about alternative coach parking. The Regent Theatre is a five minute walk from the city centre bus station.
Frequent trains to Stoke-on-Trent from towns in the surrounding area. Stoke-on-Trent railway station is a 10 minute bus ride or taxi drive away.
Book online: Use the links below
Telephone Booking: 0844 871 7649 Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.
Customer Service: 0844 871 7627
Groups Bookings: 0844 871 7619 Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.
Access Bookings: 0844 871 7677 Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.
Stage Door / Admin:* 01782 213808
*please note it is not possible to assist
with bookings on this number
Please note tickets cannot currently be collected from the Tourist Information Centre.
The Regent Theatre box office is open Monday to Saturday 10am-6pm (closes fifteen minutes after the start of a performance if there is a show on)
Customers wishing to book tickets for The Victoria Hall our other venue need to do so at The Regent Theatre