Handbagged: a short review

If you find yourself in London with an afternoon or evening to spare, you might do worse than go and see Handbagged at the Vaudeville Theatre on The Strand. It’s a play written by Moira Buffini about the relationship between Maggie Thatcher and Queen Elizabeth. But in each case, you get two for the price of one. There is Maggie Thatcher as she was at the start of her first term as PM (Fenella Woolgar—Mags), and again as she was at the end of her time in office (Stella Gonet—T). Similarly, there is a younger (Lucy Robinson—Liz) and older version of the Queen (Marion Bailey—Q).

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