Moira Buffini

Guest Blog: Damon Albarn musical should seal lasting legacy for MIF director
By Mandy Martinez

Albarn's musical wonder.land, directed by Rufus Norris, opens Alex Poots' final festival as Manchester International Festival artistic director

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

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

Buffini's Thatcher play Handbagged and Red Velvet feature in new Tricycle season
The new season at the Tricycle Theatre features the premiere of Moira Buffini's new play about Margaret Thatcher and the return of Red Velvet starring Adrian Lester. Adrian ...