'I think we're deeply suspicious of ideology in this country; it's kind of vulgar to say you care about things'
Our chief critic reflects on some major talking points of the festival so far
'We've been shoulder-to-shoulder, like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid'
The productions run from September to November at the Kilburn venue
Fenella Woolgar plays the young Margaret Thatcher in Moira Buffini's play Handbagged, which opens at the Tricycle Theatre this week. Woolgar, whose stage credits include Motortown and Circle Mirror Transformation, recently won the Clarence Derwent Award for her role in Hedda Gabler at the Old Vic last year.