Mischief, the multi award-winning firm liable for the worldwide comedy phenomenon, The Play That Goes Wrong, and the BBC One tv sequence, The Goes Wrong Show, in the present day broadcasts full casting for its forthcoming UK Tour of Peter Pan Goes Wrong.
The touring manufacturing reunites returning Mischief forged members with some brave new recruits. The full forged line-up consists of: Jake Burgum (Trevor), Jack Michael Stacey (Chris), Matthew Howell (Robert), Jean-Luke Worrell (Francis), Ciara Morris (Sandra), Theo Toksvig-Stewart (Max), Clark Devlin (Dennis), Jamie Birkett (Annie), Gareth Tempest (Jonathan) and Rosemarie Akwafo (Lucy). With understudies: Romeo Mika, Clare Noy, Consuela Rolle and Phil Yarrow.
Co-penned by Mischief’s celebrated writing trio, Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields, Peter Pan Goes Wrong is a extremely bodily comedy filled with finely-tuned farce and Buster Keaton impressed slapstick, delivered with split-second timing and impressive daring. The play sees the ‘Comley Drama Society’ again on stage battling technical hitches, flying mishaps and forged disputes as they try to current J.M. Barrie’s much-loved story. But will they ever make it to Neverland?
Meanwhile throughout the pond, the unique Mischief workforce have simply accomplished a four-month run of Peter Pan Goes Wrong on Broadway on the Ethel Barrymore Theatre in New York City, the place it obtained eight award nominations, successful the Drama Desk Award for ‘Best Unique Theatrical Experience’ and the Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for ‘Favourite New Play’. The manufacturing now heads to Los Angeles for a strictly restricted 5 weeks on the Ahmanson Theatre, from 8 August to 10 September.
Nominated for an Olivier Award for ‘Best New Comedy’ in 2016, Peter Pan Goes Wrong has loved two West End runs, a season on Broadway, a tour of Australia and New Zealand and two UK excursions. BBC One broadcast a one-hour model of the present on primetime tv in December 2016, starring David Suchet because the visitor narrator, watched by an viewers of over six million worldwide.
Peter Pan Goes Wrong is directed by Adam Meggido, with set designs by Simon Scullion, costumes by Roberto Surace, lighting by Matt Haskins and sound by Ella Wahlstrom. Original compositions by Richard Baker and Rob Falconer. The Associate Director is Fred Gray. Casting Directors Jenkins McShane Casting. Peter Pan Goes Wrong is produced by Kenny Wax Ltd and Stage Presence Ltd in association with Mischief Worldwide Ltd.
Mischief‘s other stage successes include The Play That Goes Wrong (West End, Broadway and on tour across the UK and internationally with productions staged on every continent – with the exception of Antarctica), Mind Mangler – Member of the Tragic Circle, Magic Goes Wrong, Groan Ups, A Comedy About A Bank Robbery and Mischief Movie Night. Their ‘Royal Television Society’ award-winning BBC One sequence The Goes Wrong Show aired in December 2019 with a Christmas particular, with additional episodes in early 2020, and successful Nativity particular final Christmas. The second sequence aired in September 2021 on BBC One and that iPlayer.
PETER PAN GOES WRONG
GLASGOW Theatre Royal
Mon 4 – Sat 9 Mar
Mats: Thu & Sat 2.30pm
Age information: 8+
Running Time: 2 hours together with a 20-minute interval