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Dead Sheep

Dead Sheep

By Jonathan Maitland

Wednesday 19 - Saturday 22 October 2016

  • Presented at Belgrade Main stage
  • Tickets: £14 - £26 Concessions: £9.50 - £24

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The true story of how Mrs Thatcher, once the most powerful woman in the world, was brought down by Geoffrey Howe, her one time friend and political soul mate, with one of the greatest speeches ever made.

Howe, whose speaking skills saw him famously compared to a Dead Sheep, was inspired by his wife Elspeth, whose relationship with Mrs Thatcher was notoriously frosty.

Margaret, Geoffrey and Elspeth: a tale of love, honour, loyalty – and revenge.

Starring Steve Nallon as Margaret Thatcher, Graham Seed (aka Nigel Pargetter ‘The Archers’) as Ian Gow and Paul Bradley (Holby City and EastEnders) as Geoffrey Howe. Please note that John Wark’s parts will be played by Rory Murphy on the Friday and Saturday performances.

BRILLIANT The Daily Mail
TERRIFIC The Guardian
VERY FUNNY The Independent

Wed 19 Oct 7:45pm
Thu 20 Oct 2:30pm
Thu 20 Oct 7:45pm
Fri 21 Oct 7:45pm Captioned Performance
Sat 22 Oct 2:30pm Audio Described
Sat 22 Oct 7:45pm

Access Performances:

Captioned: Fri 21 Oct, 7.45pm
Audio Described: Sat 22 Oct, 2.30pm

Steve Nallon as Margaret Thatcher

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