Moira Buffini

Thatcher play Handbagged embarks on UK tour
By Editorial Staff
Moira Buffini's comedy will open in Canterbury in September
Peake and Rampling set to light up Manchester
By Mandy Martinez
This year's Manchester International Festival line-up will continue the city's cultural renaissance
Programme announced for Manchester International Festival
By Editorial Staff
Maxine Peake and Björk are set to return to the bi-annual festival this year
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 ...