HANDBAGGED Extends At Tricycle Theatre Till Nov 16
The production opened last night to critical acclaim - the Evening Standard called it 'wickedly funny'; The Independent praised 'Indhu Rubasingham's excellent production'; and the Daily Telegraph said, 'If ever a fringe show looked a dead cert for a West End transfer it is this one.'
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, and is based on the critically-acclaimed short play from Women, Power & Politics (Tricycle, 2010).
Moira Buffini's other plays include Welcome To Thebes and Dinner for The National Theatre, Dying For It (adapted from Nicolai Erdman's The Suicide) and Marianne Dreams (adapted from Catherine Storr's book) for The Almeida Theatre, A Vampire Story for NT Connections, Loveplay for the RSC, Silence for Birmingham Rep (Susan Smith Blackburn Prize), Gabriel for Soho Theatre (LWT Plays On Stage Award and the Meyer Whitworth Award), Blavatsky's Tower for the Machine Room, andJordan with Anna Reynolds for the Gate (Writers Guild Award for Best Fringe Play). Her screenplays include Tamara Drewedirected by Stephen Frears, Jane Eyre directed by Cary Fukanaga, and Byzantium directed by Neil Jordan. She recently directed her first short film, Father.
Performances Mon - Sat 7.30pm
Matinees: Every Sat at 3pm plus Wed 9, 23 October & 6 November at 2pm
Audio Described Tues 15 Oct / Captioned Thurs 17 Oct