The Bomb-itty of Errors

Opened: April 2003

West End run at the New Ambassadors Theatre


‘You’ll be enchanted’

The Telegraph

Developed by Andy Goldberg.

Fusing classic theatre with the original live beats of an onstage DJ, The Bomb-itty of Errors is a unique and bold hip-hop spin on Shakespeare’s farcical tale of mistaken identities.

Inspired by Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors, Bomb-itty inventively traces the chaotic family history of two sets of male twins who are put up for adoption by their struggling hip-hop parents. After the boy’s father is arrested for small-time drug dealing, their mother falls apart and splits the boys up between two foster homes and disappears. When the four boys – who look identical – meet up 20 years later, explosive confusion follows: wives, sisters, bill collectors, street hustlers, girlfriends, townspeople, jewellers and ladies of the night are thrown into a tailspin of total bewilderment with outrageous results.