The Act at the Trafalgar Studios starring Matthew Baldwin
Trafalgar Studio One, 14 Whitehall, London, SW1A 2DY


The Act transfers into the West End for a limited 5 week season starring Matthew Baldwin.

Sex and politics collide in The Act, a ground-breaking cabaret-style production about the lives of gay men in Sixties England.

Based on personal anecdotes, verbatim House of Commons speeches and entertaining songs, this captivating shows features a tour-de-force performance by Matthew Baldwin, who wrote The Act with director  Thomas Hescott.


1967. In Westminster the men in suits are putting the finishing touches to the freedoms we take for granted. In Soho, the men in bars are putting the finishing touches to their hairdos. Caught between these worlds is Matthew, a civil servant with a big heart and a big secret.


Running Time: 1 hour 10 minutes