There’s an increasingly absurdist undertone in Speech and Debate, in which the courses of action following unprofessional behaviour in public office are frantically considered in a spirited and borderline hysterical, fast-paced production. This most American play lacks any sort of subtlety in its narrative – a moment when teenagers Diwata (Patsy Ferran), Solomon (Tony Revolori) and Howie (Douglas Booth) are all told by their parents that they are making a lot of noise in their respective … [Read more...]
Speech and Debate Tickets Trafalgar Studios
Three misfit teenagers are brought together by a sex scandal in their school with nobody taking them seriously until they speak out with hilarious consequences.
Featuring Douglas Booth (Riot Club, Noah) and Tony Revolori (The Grand Budapest Hotel and coming soon Spiderman: Homecoming), Patsy Ferran (Treasure Island, As You Like It) and Charlotte Lucas (Red Velvet, Posh)
Presented by Defibrillator, Tom Attenborough directs this fiercely funny play by Stephen Karam, the Tony Award-winning writer of The Humans.
Living in a social media minefield, where peers are judgmental and adults are dictatorial and condescending, Howie, Solomon, and Diwata grapple with homophobia, online privacy and how to get the lead in the school play!
"A triumph...hilarious, cliché-free, and immensely entertaining..." New York Times
Variety says it's 'bristling with vitality, wicked humour, terrific dialogue and a direct pipeline into the zeitgeist of contemporary youth.'
Trafalgar Studio Two
14 Whitehall, London, SW1A 2DY
Monday - 7.45pm
Tuesday - 7.45pm
Wednesday - 7.45pm
Thursday - 3.00pm and 7.45pm
Friday - 7.45pm
Saturday - 3.00pm and 7.45pm
Sunday - No Show
Age Restrictions: Suitable for age 14+.
Show Opened: 22nd Feb 2017
Booking Until: 1st Apr 2017