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Handbagged

June 4 - 30, 2019

Moira Buffini's high-spirited and shrewd piece cleverly explores the nature of history and what might have gone on behind closed doors.

The Guardian

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Olivier Award-winning comedy

HM Queen Elizabeth and the UK's former Prime Minister, the Iron Lady herself, Margaret Thatcher were born just six months apart and were destined to be two of the world's biggest influencers; this hilarious comedy imagines what the pair were like and what kind of exchanges and conversations they had behind closed doors. The Guardian called it "wickedly funny" and it is. 

There are always two Queens and two Thatchers on stage - young and old versions who don't always see eye to eye. Intelligent and playful is historically fascinating, thought-provoking and witty all at the same time which is one of the reasons why it won Olivier Award-winning comedy! 

Moira Buffini is a multi-award winning playwright whose works include Silence, Dinner, Welcome to Thebes and Wonder.land (with Damon Albarn).

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Opening night: 4 June 2019

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