Produced By: Swan Theatre Company


Creative Community
18 Mar 2023
18 Mar, 19:30

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Handbags, hairspray and sensible shoes. 

The monarch – Liz. 
Her most powerful subject – Maggie. 
One believed there was no such thing as society. The other had vowed to serve it. 
Opening the clasp on the antipathy between two giants of the twentieth century, Moira Buffini's play Handbagged imagines what the world’s most powerful women, Margaret Thatcher and Queen Elizabeth II, talked about behind closed palace doors. 
Winner of the 2014 Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre, Handbagged was first performed in September 2013 and returned to Kiln Theatre, London, in September 2022. 
A phenomenon.’ Sunday Telegraph 
‘Perfectly pitched between the comic and the serious.’ Guardian