1st Aug 2018 - 27th Aug 2018

The Cellar - Pleasance Courtyard


Suitable for ages 14 and above


Alone on the night shift, two data analysts monitor for signs of alien contact. Every shift is the same. But tonight is different. Tonight is the night they’ve been waiting for.

The award-winning Footprint Theatre presents Signals, a show about human connection, space exploration and Jaffa Cakes. A new dark comedy that asks how it feels to be lost in the cosmic ocean with only each other for company.

Shortlisted for the Untapped Award 2018.

'Disturbingly brilliant' (Sunday Times, on previous show, Daniel).

'Brave and compelling work from such a young company' (Exeunt, on previous show, Daniel).

Important information:

Performance contains infrequent strong language.

Open/closeReviews and Quotations

There's a breakthrough – or is there? Palpable excitement, nervousness, anxiety over findings – what do you do when the thing you've worked for and wanted for so long is finally a possibility?
4 stars
Gently has this slow, winding power...the chemistry between Eve Cowley and Immie Davies is so easy, established and charming.
A distinctly human story...performed with a vulnerable charm
4 stars
Young Perspective
There’s a really attractive, easy naturalism to the’s gently funny, too, the humour arising from the juxtaposition of office mundanity and the never-ending cosmos.
The Stage
Disturbingly brilliant...a black diamond
Sunday Times on previous show Daniel
An exceptional work of art that deserves a great deal of attention
Broadway Baby on previous show Daniel
Impressively nuanced and complex
Exeunt on previous show Daniel
Footprint Theatre are clearly a company to watch
Manchester Theatre Awards on previous show Daniel

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