Out of Order

by  Ray Cooney

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  6m, 4f

Winner! 1991 Olivier Award Winner, Best Comedy

"Gleefully funny." - Guardian

"Made me laugh more than any play I have seen in the West End this year." - Evening Standard

"A classic." - Today

"A triumph…

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Out of Order

by  Ray Cooney

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    6m, 4f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Farce
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Olivier, From West End

Additional Info

When Richard Willey, a government junior minister, plans to spend the evening with Jane Worthington, one of the opposition's typists, things go disastrously wrong in this hugely successful sequel to Two into One.
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Accolades

  • Winner! 1991 Olivier Award Winner, Best Comedy

Reviews

"Gleefully funny. " - Guardian

"Made me laugh more than any play I have seen in the West End this year." - Evening Standard

"A classic." - Today

"A triumph." - Financial Times

"Brilliant." - Observer

"A textbook model of pyramiding lunacy." - Variety

"Wildly funny." - Telegraph

"An inspired machine designed to cater for one of civilized society's greatest joys, which is to see someone else in the soup." - London Sunday Times

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  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

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  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

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Ray Cooney's interview for Dave's Gone By
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6m, 4f
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Ray Cooney

Ray Cooney began his theatrical career as a boy actor in Song of Norway at the Palace Theatre in 1946. He played in Dry Rot and Simple Spymen and then began a writing career which, to date, has sent eighteen plays to the West End including

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