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Speed

by Iman Qureshi

February - March 2013

London - Tristan Bates Theatre

Ever feel the world is spinning too fast to keep up? Make a date with this razor-sharp modern comedy as five sexy sassy cynical twenty-somethings meet at an Asian speed-dating night.

In this wry modern comedy, five sexy, sassy and cynical twenty-somethings come together at a less than glamorous speed-dating event. Audiences got to eavesdrop as a banker in denial, a writer with a hang-up, a publicist with a penchant for sexagenarians, a jilted musician and a shrink with a secret reveal their misanthropy and secret desires.

Writer Iman Qureshi

Iman’s first play, Speed was developed and produced by Kali Theatre in a sell-out production in December 2013. Since then, Iman has been commissioned and produced by Tamasha Theatre, Purple Moon Drama and the BBC. In 2017 Iman’s play The Funeral Director was shortlisted for Soho Theatre’s Tony Craze Award. Iman has also been writer-in-residence […]

About the writer
About the Play

Speed displays our ability to heal one another, and the surprising things we might discover about ourselves when talking to complete strangers…. with the quality of acting, writing and directing you’d expect from a West End venue.

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Date and Venue Info

Tristan Bates Theatre
1A Tower St  London WC2H 9NP
5 mins walk from Leicester Square underground 
Box Office 020 3841 6611 
Dates 25 February – 8 March

Book online

Cast and Crew

Cast and Crew

Cast
Jaz Deol, Tariq Jordan, Divian Ladwa, Dina Mousawi and Goldy Notay
Director
Poonam Brah
Designer
Alice Hoult
Lighting
Prema Mehta
Design Assistant
Emma Lynch
Stage Manager
Sarah Julie Pujol

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