Magical mayhem for Blackpool

Published: 29 August 2021
Reporter: David Upton

Magic Goes Wrong Credit: Pamela Raith

Olivier award-winning comedy favourite Mischief brings its hit comedy Magic Goes Wrong to the Opera House Blackpool in November.

It runs November 24–27.

Magic Goes Wrong follows a hapless gang of magicians staging an evening of grand illusion to raise cash for charity. As magic turns to mayhem, conjuring spirals out of control. The show premièred in the West End in December 2019 and resumes performances there this October.

Created with magic legends Penn & Teller, the touring cast is Daniel Anthony (Mickey), Valerie Cutko (Eugenia), Sam Hill (Sophisticato), Kiefer Moriarty (The Blade), David Nellist (Mind Mangler), Jocelyn Prah (Spitzmaus), Chloe Tannenbaum (Bar), with understudies Ishbel Cummings, Rory Fairbairn, CJ Field and Jay Olpin.

Mischief’s other successes include The Play That Goes Wrong, Peter Pan Goes Wrong, The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, Groan Ups and Mischief Movie Night.

Their six-part TV series, The Goes Wrong Show, was on BBC and Amazon Prime Video in the US, Canada and Australia.