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Our next production: Whipping It Up

written by Steve Thompson
directed by Mike Smith

Sunday 22nd April - Saturday 28th April

2.30 p.m. Sunday matinee,
7.30 p.m. Monday - Saturday

It’s the last week before Christmas, and the Conservative Government is on the line. A rebellion is brewing over a seemingly innocuous Bill, Tory Rebels facing revolts at home over mobile home tax, Labour sensing blood as demonstrators outside see it as cover for an anti-gypsy law. With a majority of only three, the Whips Office has never been so busy. Usually the stray MPs can be brought into line with either offers of junior ministries or blackmail. But this time, with a leadership challenger orchestrating a rebellion, it calls for more devious action.

But the Labour Whips have their own underhand tricks ready. Plots are hatched, deals are struck, knives are drawn, and an cunning journalist plays off the whips against each other. It’s a long night for the whips in Steve Thompson’s biting political satire. Backstabbing has never been so fun.

Tickets on sale from the Gala Theatre Box Office, in person, be telephone (03000 266600) or online (booking fee applies online). Tickets also available on the door, subject to availability.

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