Speed Dial

Theatre (thriller, comedy)

  • Pleasance Dome - QueenDome
  • 14:20
  • Aug 13-15, 17-29
  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Suitability: 8+
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Spies Like Us in association with Pleasance
  • Warnings and additional info: This show contains references to kidnap.
  • Accessibility:
    Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
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Description

Amongst the spires, spikes and sideburns of a 1970s university, a lonely Professor awaits a call. When he's chased by the ringing of every passing phone, an ominous voice sets a series of mysterious puzzles that stand between him and his missing daughter. Dodgy deans, grumbling groundskeepers and swotty students are suspects as the Professor capers across campus to uncover whodunnit and why. Set to the sounds of 70s vinyl, multi-award winners Spies Like Us bring their explosively physical comedy-thriller about connection, forgiveness... and cryptic crosswords. 'Singin' in the Rain meets Hitchcock' **** (TheReviewsHub.com).

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General venue access

  • Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Main queue inside Dome at left of building. 5 steps up to the space or Level access to left of venue — ask staff for assistance.
  • Wheelchair access type: Level Access

  • Stairs: 2 - 5
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Elinor Vettraino 1 day ago

This was a great fun who-dunnit, smart, witty and highly energetic. Really well acted and put together.

Julie Phillips 4 days ago

The cast were energetic and seemed to be having a good time. Sadly we could not match their enthusiasm. I’m sure others will enjoy this show but it wasn’t for us.

Fringe Bingers 6 days ago

Great, energetic acting, but the plot left us cold. 2.5*

Helen Bridge 6 days ago

INCREDIBLE SHOW! Was blown away by the talent of these performers. 10/10 would recommend for a hilarious fun filled hour!

Carol G. 6 days ago

Hilarious! So slick and funny. Already booked to come again with my sister x

Steven Derbyshire 6 days ago

Hats off to a hard working cast for their efforts. As someone who likes completing cryptic crosswords, I found it far too difficult to follow, I confess to being completely baffled most of the time during the show. Sorry.
P.S. The front row seats are the most uncomfortable I have ever sat on.


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Lost in Theatreland (4/5 stars) 1 day ago

Speed Dial is unlike anything I have seen before. The plot is a great thriller with many twists and turns, and puzzles galore. The use of movement is what makes this production really shine.

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Theatre Weekly (5/5 stars) 2 days ago

Speed Dial is incredibly good fun, with a very well-constructed and cryptic mystery that’s just begging to be solved. This show proves once again that when it comes to physical theatre, Spies Like Us are pushing boundaries and leading the field.

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