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Margaret Thatcher

Queen of Soho

Created by Jon Brittain and Matt Tedford

‘I was lost, alone in the middle of deepest, darkest Soho, it soon became clear I was going the wrong way, and I could have turned back... but you all know my opinion on turning.’

 

Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho is a hilarious drag comedy cabaret musical extravaganza that started life as a 15 minute sketch above a pub in Battersea and has gone on to become a bona fide cult sensation.

 

On the eve of the vote for the homophobic Section 28, Maggie gets lost in Soho and accidentally becomes a cabaret superstar, but will she change her mind about the legislation before it’s too late?

A story of power, betrayal and handbags, with cameos from Peter Tatchell, Sir Ian McKellen and Winston Churchill, and featuring more gay anthems than a night out in Heaven… All sung by the Iron Lady of course.


Starring the inimitable Matt Tedford as Mrs T and co-written and directed by Evening Standard and Olivier Award Winner Jon Brittain, Queen of Soho is a crowd pleasing, critically acclaimed, award winning, cult hit show that’s taken the Edinburgh Fringe, London’s West End, and a small arts centre in Maidstone by storm.

★★★★ The Times

‘Glorious camp with political punch.’

‘Dame Edna has an unlikely rival… A higher strike rate than Arthur Scargill.’ - The Telegraph

 

★★★★★  Attitude

 A rollicking good laugh, no matter what side of the political spectrum you sit on.’

‘The hype is beyond justified’ Entertainmentwise

 

★★★★ Fest

★★★★★  What’s On Stage

★★★★★  British Theatre Guide

★★★★★  Broadway Baby

★★★★★  Everything Theatre

★★★★★  Public Reviews

★★★★ Edinburgh Festivals Magazine

MAGGIE MAGGIE MAGGIE

OUT OUT OUT

CREATIVE TEAM 

CREATED BY Jon Brittain and Matt Tedford

DIRECTED BY Jon Brittain

CAST: 

MARGARET THATCHER - Matt Tedford

HESSEL - Nico Lennon

TINE - Ed Yelland

LIGHTING DESIGN - Alex Fernandes

SOUND DESIGN - Edward Lewis

SET DESIGN - Christopher Hone

PRODUCED - Áine Flanagan Productions