Saturday, November 26

Tag: St Peter’s Church

Illicit Signals Bletchley – Crypt, St Peter’s Church
London

Illicit Signals Bletchley – Crypt, St Peter’s Church

Transported to London in 1941, we find ourselves signing up to join Bletchley Park’s codebreaking team. As is the case with immersive shows, each audience member can have a different experience.  Mine began in Dilly Knox’ office, where amidst waffling and mumbling through his pipe, Dilly and Mavis taught us the basics of enciphering and deciphering. The bustling, buzzing feel was immediately established by their rushing and enthusiasm. The atmosphere soon changes when an inspector arrives and begins interrogating the staff. The characters were fleshed out and engaging as they were based on real people and material was devised and improvised by the cast. The 1940’s idioms and accents were particularly impressive in their consistency and the rapport between the cast members created ...