"The WhatsOnStage Award-winning comedy returns"

"It’s a hugely entertaining show that looks set to become a big West End hit all over again."
-The Daily Telegraph-

"Verve and mayhem in this comedy reboot, but the real star is the gloriously crazy set"
-Evening Standard-

Sorry, The Ladykillers closed on 16 Nov 2013

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About the show

After a sell out West End run in 2012, along with a successful UK tour, The Ladykillers returns to the West End, this time to the Vaudeville Theatre. Graham Linehan's award winning adaptation is directed by Sean Foley. Linehan is best known for his work on comedies such as 'Father Ted', 'The I.T Crowd' and 'Black Books'. The show won the 2013 WhatsOnStage.com Award for Best New Play, along with 5 Olivier Award nominations, including Best New Play.

This black comedy follows Professor Marcus and his gang of crooks as they pose as amateur musicians, renting rooms in the home of Mrs Wilberforce, an eccentric pensioner. As they plan their latest criminal activity, they plot to get her involved, but luckily she discovers their plan and with her trust parrot, attempts to shop them to the police.

This hilarious comedy broke records at the Gielgud Theatre in 2012 and makes a welcome return to the West End where it is expected to be just as popular. Don't miss the comedy event of the summer.

Who Should See It?

Fans of the original film will enjoy seeing it onstage, as well as those coming to it for the first time. The hilarious comedy is played to perfection, and drama fans will enjoy the pace and precision with which this is played.

Playing at

Vaudeville Theatre
The Strand
Seating Plan

Vaudeville Theatre seating plan

Booking period

29th Jun 2013

19th Jan 2021

16th Nov 2013

Running time

2 hrs 15 min