TODAY IN LONDON ‘Peep Show’ fave Isy Suttie, acting vets Griff Rhys Jones and Phil Daniels, and Margaret Thatcher in drag (no, really) feature in the following TW-recommended events…
COMEDY: Isy Suttie’s Love Letters (Work-In-Progress), Canal Cafe Theatre, 15 Dec
Award-winning singing and quip-making TV/radio star Isy Suttie trials a stack of first drafts for her BBC Radio 4 series ‘Love Letters’, which sees her mixing love stories and song. Details and tickets here.
CABARET: Margaret Thatcher Queen Of Soho, Theatre 503, 15 Dec (pictured)
A sunday evening special deal means it’s pay-what-you-like at tonight’s edition of this christmassy Thatcherite cabaret-in-drag, which is in fact on at the venue till 4 Jan 2014. Co-written by award-winning playwright Jon Brittain and its star Matt Tedford, it imagines Mrs T got lost in Soho on the night of the vote for the anti-LGBT Section 28 vote, and what might’ve been had that happened. Details and tickets here.
THEATRE: A Christmas Carol, Queen Elizabeth Hall, 15 Dec
This all-star ‘dramatic reading’ of Dickens’ well-loved ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ prequel features Griff Rhys Jones as our dear narrator, Mr Charles, Bill ‘bah humbug’ Paterson as Scrooge, and acting geezer Phil Daniels as Bob Cratchit. Details and tickets here.
Sections: Cabaret - Comedy - Theatre - Today In London | Tags: Bill Paterson, Canal Cafe Theatre, Griff Rhys Jones, Isy Suttie, Jon Brittain, Matt Tedford, Phil Daniels, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Theatre 503