Handbagged

Audio: The cast of Handbagged join us for a post show Q&A
By Editorial Staff

The acclaimed Tricycle Theatre production is currently enjoying a West End transfer at the Vaudeville Theatre

Moira Buffini: 'I set out to be fair to Margaret Thatcher'

Moira Buffini discusses Handbagged's long journey to the West End, and why she's writing about nuclear power for the National Theatre

Handbagged (Vaudeville Theatre)
By Giles Cole

Moira Buffini's play, which has transferred to the West End from the Tricycle Theatre, doesn't fully convince our critic

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Moira Buffini's Handbagged transfers to Vaudeville Theatre in April

The Tricycle Theatre's WhatsOnStage award-nominated production will open in the West End on 10 April, running until 2 August

Guest blog: Setting the context for Margaret Thatcher in Handbagged
By Leonard Klahr

At last week's WhatsOnStage Outing to Handbagged, we had a lively post-show Q&A with author Moira Buffini and director Indhu Rubasingham, including some very direct questions posed by theatregoer Leonard Klahr about how Thatcher is portrayed in the play. We invited Leonard to share more of his thoughts about Thatcher's legacy and how it's captured on stage

Podcast: Moira Buffini and Indhu Rubasingham at Handbagged Q&A
By Editorial Staff

Listen to the latest Q&A from our Outing to Handbagged at the Tricycle Theatre

Indhu Rubasingham: Handbags, hairspray and sensible shoes
By Indhu Rubasingham

Artistic director of the Tricycle Theatre Indhu Rubasingham is currently directing Moira Buffini's Handbagged at the Kilburn venue. In this extract from the show's programme, she discusses the growth of the play from its beginnings in 2010

Handbagged a hit for the Tricycle
By Editorial Staff

Moira Buffini's new play, born from the Tricycle's Women, Power and Politics in 2010, opened at the Tricycle Theatre this week. Starring Stella Gonet, Fenella Woolgar, Marion Bailey and Claire Holman, it runs until 16 November