I´ve spent a lifetime in the ebb and flow of power
It brings its gifts
But then it´s an intoxicant
One must beware lest one consumes too much
Her most powerful subject.
Two women meet once a week for eleven years. One believes there is no such thing as society. The other has vowed to serve it.
Moira Buffini´s wickedly funny hit comedy imagines what the world´s most powerful women, Margaret Thatcher and Queen Elizabeth II, talked about behind closed palace doors.
Winner of the 2014 Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre, Handbagged was first performed in September 2013 and returned to Kiln Theatre, London, in September 2022.
´A phenomenon.´ Sunday Telegraph
´Perfectly pitched between the comic and the serious.´ Guardian