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Magic Goes Wrong
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Magic Goes Wrong

21 Oct 2021 - 27 Feb 2023
2 hrs, 10 mins with 1 intermission
Suitable for ages 12+

Why Watch Magic Goes Wrong?

-If you grew up being a fan of magic tricks, Magic Goes Wrong will be the perfect way to relive those days.

  • This is the first time Mischief Theatre has collaborated with co-writers and stage legends - Penn & Teller.
  • You will be witnessing the work of the same people who created The Play That Goes Wrong and The Comedy About A Bank Robbery.
  • Penn and Teller have come to be known as the biggest acts in magic, selling out shows in London and the US.
  • Come celebrate an evening of mystery, magic, illusion, and some good old fun!
  • Bringing your family to their first West End show? Everybody’s Talking About Jamie will please anyone of all age groups.

About Show

Show Details

Age Suitability


Magic Goes Wrong stars the Mischief Theatre Company - the same group that brought you the Olivier Award-winning hit shows The Play That Goes Wrong and Peter Pan Goes Wrong. Co-created by the two biggest legends in magic, Penn & Teller, and Mischief Theatre, the show is set for its debut this October 2021 at Vaudeville Theatre, London.

Enjoy this heart-warming play of illusions that tells the story of a group of magicians hosting a fundraiser, where everything goes wrong!

Writers Jonathan Sayer, Henry Shields, and Henry Lewis, along with director Adam Meggido are backed by an extensive team of specialists who’ve put this fun play together.

The Story

Lose yourself in the world of magic and illusion at the show created by magic legends Penn & Teller, and renowned theatre company, Mischief.

Magic Goes Wrong follows the story of a group of luckless magicians presenting a charity event. Watch as the gang deals with an unfortunate number of accidents spiral out of control, along with their fundraising target!

Show Timings

  • Tue - Fri: 7:30 PM
  • Sat: 2:30 PM & 7:30 PM
  • Sun: 2 PM & 7 PM

Cast & Crew

Co Created by: Penn & Teller

Directed by: Adam Meggido

Note: Producers can not guarantee the appearance of any particular artist, which is always subject to illness and holidays.

  • Children aged under 5 will not be admitted to this show. This show is recommended for ages 5 and above.
  • Please keep in mind that theatre does not have an age classification organization. This means that all age recommendations are subjective. Please use your judgment while purchasing tickets for any show.

Magic Goes Wrong Tickets

Book online tickets for Magic Goes Wrong play in London.

Booking Period: From 21 Oct - 27 Feb 2021

Tickets Redemption

  • Contactless E-tickets will be provided for online check-in.
  • You will receive an email confirmation with your Magic Goes Wrong voucher instantly. Please display the same on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID. No need to take a printout.
  • Online Venue Check-In: Please note you will be contacted by the venue 48 hours before the performance with instructions on how to check in and retrieve your e-ticket.

Cancellation & Refunds

  • Tickets cannot be refunded, amended or rescheduled.

Getting There

Facilities & Accessibility

Additional Information

Address: Shaftesbury Ave, London W1D 7EZ, United Kingdom

Tube: The nearest tube station is Piccadilly Circus (Bakerloo and Piccadilly lines).

Bus: Buses to Piccadilly Circus and Shaftesbury Avenue – 12, 14, 19, and 38
Buses to Regent Street – 6, 13, 15, 23, 88, 94, 139, 159, and 453

Available Facilities: Wheelchair accessible, In-house bar, Washrooms

Assistive Listening System: The theatre has a Williams Sound hearing assistance system, and headsets are available on a first-come-first-served basis.

Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the Vaudeville Theatre.

Dress Code: Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theater is air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.

Outside Food: Strictly prohibited

FAQs | Magic Goes Wrong

How can I buy tickets to the West End show Magic Goes Wrong?

You can book online tickets to Magic Goes Wrong from 21 Oct - 27 Feb 2023.

How much are the tickets for Magic Goes Wrong

The ticket price for Magic Goes Wrong will vary with the seats you choose. However, tickets can be purchased at prices starting from £24.

What age is Magic Goes Wrong appropriate for?

Magic Goes Wrong is recommended for ages 5 and above.

How long is Magic Goes Wrong?

Magic Goes Wrong runs for 2 hours and 30 minutes, with 1 interval in between.

When is the opening date of Magic Goes Wrong play in London?

Magic Goes Wrong will start playing in Apollo Theatre from 21 Oct 2021.

Where is the West End show Magic Goes Wrong playing in London?

You can watch the West End show Magic Goes Wrong at Apollo Theatre, London.

How can I buy discount tickets to the West End show Magic Goes Wrong?

By booking your Magic Goes Wrong tickets with us, you can avail yourself of exciting discounts.

Are there accessible tickets for Magic Goes Wrong?

Yes. Since Apollo Theatre welcomes disabled guests and strives to make the show accessible for everyone, viewers can purchase accessible tickets for Magic Goes Wrong.

Do I need to purchase a Magic Goes Wrong ticket for my child?

Yes. Children above the age of 5 can attend Magic Goes Wrong with a separate ticket.

Are cheaper tickets available for Magic Goes Wrong?

Yes. Depending on the seat of your choice, you can find cheaper tickets for Magic Goes Wrong. Click here to view your various ticket options.

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