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About the Show Less...

Kevin Spacey stars in David Mamet's wry examination of Hollywood deal-making. Read More >

Speed-the-PlowKevin Spacey stars in David Mamet's wry examination of Hollywood deal-making.

Big screen producers Bobby Gould and Charlie Fox verbally spar with each other as they engage in the debate of art versus money; should Gould attempt another blockbuster that could secure his fortune, or film the adaptation of a spiritual novel suggested to him by his attractive secretary?

For more about this production read the First Night Feature.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 01/02/2008

Opening Night: 12/02/2008

Closing Night: 26/04/2008

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Cast & Creative


Kevin Spacey, Jeff Goldblum, Laura Michelle Kelly


Director - Matthew Warchus

Producer - The Old Vic

Designer - Rob Howell

Lighting Designer - Paul Pyant

Author - David Mamet

About The Old Vic

The Cut, London, United Kingdom, SE1 8NB

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