Booking to 29 October 2022
Following the sell-out 2013 season and subsequent West End and New York runs The Queen and the Iron Lady are reunited once again on the Kiln stage.
Moira Buffini’s wickedly funny comedy throws open the handbag on the relationship between two giants of modern British history: Margaret Thatcher and Her Majesty The Queen.
Handbagged is booking from 9 September 2022 until 29 October 2022 at the Kiln Theatre, London.
What is Handbagged about?
These two extraordinary icons, born just six months apart, are the protagonists of Buffini’s riotous comedy that speculates on what the world’s two most powerful women talked about behind closed doors and what did they really think of each other.
Who is in the cast of Handbagged?
The cast features Marion Bailey as ‘Q’, an Older Queen Elizabeth II and Kate Fahy as ‘T’, an Older Margaret Thatcher. They are joined by Romayne Andrews (Actor 1), Richard Cant (Actor 2), Abigail Cruttenden (Liz) and Naomi Frederick (Mags).
Directed by Indhu Rubasingham with set & costume design by Richard Kent, lighting design by Oliver Fenwick and sound design by Carolyn Downing. Casting Director is Briony Barnett; Associate Lighting designer is Nicki Brown.
Reviews of Handbagged★★★★★ "I was transfixed and moved" - The Telegraph (2022)
★★★★ "Very funny... genuinely affecting" - The Times (2022)
★★★★ "Moira Buffini’s smart, sharp play" - Evening Standard (2022)
Matinees: Wednesday, Saturday
Performance information is for guidance only. Check booking calendar for details.
Captioned Performance: 29 September, 7.30pm
Post Show Q&A: 18 October, 7.30pm
Audio Described Performance: 20 October, 7.30pm
Venue InformationKiln Theatre, 269 Kilburn High Road, London, NW6 7JR
Nearest Tube or Train: Kilburn (Jubilee line) / Brondesbury rail station
Nearest Buses: 16, 32, 189, 332, 632