Handbagged

Thu 26 Sep 2013 – Sat 16 Nov 2013

By Moira Buffini 

Directed by Indhu Rubasingham

 ★★★★★
The Sunday Telegraph

 ★★★★
The Times, The Guardian, Daily Telegraph, Independent, Financial Times,
Evening Standard, Metro, Time Out, WhatsOnStage

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’ The Sunday Telegraph

★★★★ ‘Rubasingham directs a superbly fluent and entertaining production with outstanding performances’ Daily Telegraph

★★★★ ‘Wickedly funny’ Evening Standard

★★★★ ‘Perfectly  pitched  between  the  comic  and  the  serious’ The Guardian

★★★★ ‘A clever, mischievous little pleasure with the sharp teeth of a kicked corgi’ Metro

★★★★ ‘Deliriously funny’ Time Out

★★★★ ‘Pure theatre, doing something only theatre can. It should, as Maggie would say, go On and On’ The Times

★★★★ ‘Genuinely fresh and irresistibly mischievous… Sovereign fun’ The Independent