Liz vs. Maggie

Two enduring icons born in the same year. One destined to rule, the other elected to lead. But when the stiff upper lip softened and the gloves came off, which one had the upper hand?

Moira Buffini’s celebrated new comedy speculates on what the world’s most powerful women really talked about behind closed palace doors.


★★★★★ ‘A Phenomenon’
The Sunday Telegraph

★★★★★ ‘Outstanding, witty and confident‘
Evening Standard

Following its sell-out success at London’s Tricycle Theatre, where it first premiered in 2014 and won the Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre,Handbagged transferred to the West End for a 4-month season, playing to packed houses and enjoying sensational reviews.

Handbagged is heading off on a UK tour this autumn, from 7 September 2015. Be sure to bag a ticket for this wickedly funny and brilliantly astute smash hit West End comedy.

★★★★ ‘Sensational. Hilariously like the real thing‘
The Times

★★★★ ‘A clever, mischievous pleasure with the sharp teeth of a kicked corgi’


UK Tour, September – November 2015
Canterbury Marlowe Theatre, 9 – 12 Sep
Salford Quays The Lowry, 14 – 19 Sep
Guildford Yvonne Arnaud, 21 Sep – 26 Sep
Oxford Playhouse, 28 Sep – 3 Oct
Coventry Belgrade, 6 – 10 Oct
Cambridge Arts, 12 – 17 Oct
Nottingham Theatre Royal, 19 – 24 Oct
Newcastle Theatre Royal, 26 – 31 Oct
Edinburgh King’s Theatre, 2 – 7 Nov
Norwich Theatre Royal, 10 – 14 Nov
Cheltenham Everyman, 16 – 21 Nov 
Richmond Theatre, 23 – 28 Nov
Bath Theatre Royal, 30 Nov – 5 Dec

Director Indhu Rubasingham
Designer Richard Kent
Lighting Designer Oliver Fenwick
Sound Designer Carolyn Downing

Presented by Eleanor Lloyd Productions and Tricycle London Productions in association with the Touring Partnership


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