Two men in white suits and white top hats run into the distance


Mon 21 - Sat 26 February 2022
Tickets £20-£45 *

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When The Play What I Wrote opened in London’s West End, every single review was a rave, every show a sell-out and it won every major theatre award. The Sunday Times called it ‘a triumph’ and The Observer said ‘audiences weep with laughter’.

Thom has written a play, an epic set in the French Revolution called A Tight Squeeze for the Scarlet Pimple. Dennis, on the other hand, wants to continue with their double act. He believes that if they perform a tribute to Morecambe and Wise, Thom’s confidence will be restored and the double act will go on. But first Dennis needs to persuade a guest star to appear in the play what Thom wrote...

With a mystery guest star at every performance, this ‘recklessly, tear-inducingly funny show’ (Guardian) is ‘a loving celebration of comic genius which is itself touched with comic genius’ (Daily Telegraph).

Previous mystery guest stars have included Ralph Fiennes, Ewan McGregor, Joanna Lumley, Daniel Radcliffe, Kylie Minogue, Nigel Havers, Tom Hiddleston, Sue Holderness, Charles Dance, Dawn French and Sting. Who will you see when you see The Play What I Wrote?

Running Time



Monday - Saturday, 7.30pm
and Thursday & Saturday, 2.30pm: £20/£25/£35/£45 *

* All ticket prices include a £3 per ticket booking fee

Assisted Performances:

Audio Described performance: Saturday 26 February, 2:30pm

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  • Two men in suits smile at the audience, one is sat on a chair and the other is on his knees with a small version of the suit tucked under his chin
  • Two men in suits are trying to climb over a brick wall, another man in a tight leather dress and a red wig is sitting in between them
  • Two men in suits and top hats stand in front of an orange velvet curtain
  • A man is hiding behind a sofa, his legs are sticking out above it. Another man is looking at him in surprise.
  • One man has hit another man in the face with a dustpan and brush



  • 'The most glorious, affectionate homage to one of the greatest comedy duos of all time. I was convulsed with laughter'

  • 'Hilarious. The gags come thick and fast producing a kind of comic delirium '

  • 'I laughed until I cried'