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Counting Sheep and Maggies: 18+ Thatchers onstage in the past decade

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When Margaret Thatcher died on 8 April 2013, she remained alive and well in two West End characterisations, neither particularly flattering. In Billy Elliot The Musical, during the “Merry Christmas, Maggie Thatcher” set-piece, her giant Spitting Image-style head loomed large above a group of festive miners, one kitted out in a trademark Iron Lady blue […]

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Review: Dead Sheep (Park Theatre)

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On the night of the televised 7-way leadership debate, Dead Sheep at the Park Theatre makes you realise how Margaret Thatcher would have wiped the floor with all of them. In much of the political drama across London in the run up to the election, Thatcher is envisioned as a monster, but this play ranks her alongside Churchill as the most significant […]

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