Dead Funny – Review

Playing at the Vaudeville theatre, Dead Funny officially opened this month with 4 star reviews playing until February 2017. Terry Johnson’s revival of his 1994 comedy play is bringing more laughter to the West End starring some well-known actors Katherine Parkinson, Steve Pemberton, Ralf Little, Emily Berrington and Rufus Jones. These five actors have been perfectly cast who play their characters and suit their roles perfectly. The play tells the story of a local comedy society, the dead funny society who celebrates the lives of comedy heroes including Benny Hill, Frankie Howerd and Morecambe and Wise. This play is a warm tDead Funny: Reviewrip down the memory lane of comedy in the 90’s.

There are a number of faces you might recognise in this play from the TV screen including Steve Pemberton ad Katherine Parkinson. Steve is known for appearing in The League of Gentlemen, Benidorm and Whitechapel which have all been hit TV shows. He has also appeared in a number of shows in London including The Drowsy Chaperone and the Putnam Country Spelling Bee. Katherine Parkinson has appeared in the comedy The IT Crowd, Humans and The Kennedy’s as well as The Seagull, which played at the London’s Royal Court Theatre.

This is a great comedy show in London to see and yes it is ‘dead funny’! The play is full of slapstick comedy, dry humour but also has sensitive parts and a heart. Making it the perfect combination for a hit show on the west end and a must see London theatre show of 2016. This play has also been nominated for the best comedy in the Laurence Oliver Awards and has won the Best End Play Award. So if you want to see an award winning show in London, make sure to get your tickets now for this limited time show! Find the best seats for Dead Funny at