Thu 26 Sep 2013 – Sat 16 Nov 2013
By Moira Buffini
Directed by Indhu Rubasingham
EXTRA WEEK ADDED – EXTENDED UNTIL 16 NOVEMBER
The monarch – Liz.
Her most powerful subject – Maggie.
Handbags, hairspray and sensible shoes.
One believed there was no such thing as society. The other had vowed to serve it.
Handbagged opens the clasp on the antipathy between two giants of the twentieth century.
Based on the critically-acclaimed short play from Women, Power & Politics (Tricycle, 2010).
Cast includes Fenella Woolgar, Marion Bailey, Stella Gonet, Clare Holman, Neet Mohan and Jeff Rawle.
Creatives include Richard Kent (Designer), Oliver Fenwick (Lighting Designer) and Carolyn Downing (Sound Designer).
★★★★★ ‘It is magnificent’
★★★★ ‘Rubasingham directs a superbly fluent and entertaining production with outstanding performances’
★★★★ ‘Wickedly funny’
★★★★ ‘Perfectly pitched between the comic and the serious’
★★★★ ‘A clever, mischievous little pleasure with the sharp teeth of a kicked corgi’
★★★★ ‘Deliriously funny’
★★★★ ‘Pure theatre, doing something only theatre can. It should, as Maggie would say, go On and On’
★★★★ ‘Genuinely fresh and irresistibly mischievous… Sovereign fun’