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Sorry, David Baddiel: My Family - Not the Sitcom closed on 03 Jun 2017

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About the show

David Baddiel’s new show My Family – Not The Sitcom is set to transfer to the Playhouse Theatre in London’s West End from 28th March 2017, after it became much loved by both fans and critics alike when it premiered at the Menier Chocolate Factory in 2016.

The show is a hugely bad-mannered celebration of the comedian’s deceased mother, Sarah, as well as his father, Colin, who suffers from serious dementia. It is a show about growing old, infidelity, memory, dysfunctional relatives, moral policing on social media, and gay cats. David Baddiel invites you to come and be offended on his behalf.

In the show’s premiere run it received glowing reviews from fans and critics alike, including a range of five and four star reviews from esteemed critics such as Michael Billington of the Guardian and Dominic Maxwell of The Times. It has also been much lauded by Baddiel’s showbiz peers with everyone from JK Rowling and Graham Norton to David Mitchell and John Bishop giving it huge praise.

David Baddiel’s My Family – Not The Sitcom at the Vaudeville Theatre came hot on the heels of his last West End show, Fame – Not The Musical, which saw the comedian dissecting the nature of celebrity as well as his place in it.

David Baddiel is one of the nation’s most loved comedians, having established his name in the early 1990s with his comedy partnership with Rob Newman. The pair most notably worked together on The Mary Whitehouse Experience as well as going on to be the first comedy show the sell out the Wembley Arena. He then went on to enter into a comedy partnership with fellow comedian Frank Skinner, which helped spawn such hit TV shows as Baddiel and Skinner Unplanned.

Recent years has seen David Baddiel establish his name as a solo comedian with his first two major comedy shows in over 10 years, playing in the West End, as well as becoming an acclaimed children’s writer with his book’s The Parent Agency and The Person Controller.

David Baddiel’s My Family – Not The Sitcom has its new run at the Playhouse Theatre in London which began on 28th March 2017 and is just as popular as the first. The show is set to run for a strictly limited period until the 3rd June 2017, so don’t miss out and get your tickets now.

Who Should See It?

A touching and hilarious show, David Baddiel - My Family: Not The Sitcom is a perfect night out for anyone wanting a good laugh.

Playing at

Playhouse Theatre
Northumberland Ave
Seating Plan

Playhouse Theatre seating plan

Booking period

28th Mar 2017

22nd Jan 2021

3rd Jun 2017

Running time

1 hour 50 minutes


Not suitable for young children