Feed the Beast
Paperback, 112 pages ISBN: 9781848424838Publication Date:
16 Apr 2015
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
EPUB, 112 pages ISBN: 9781780016061Publication Date:
24 Apr 2015
£10.99 £8.80You save £2.19 (20%)
First Staged:
Birmingham Rep, 2015

Feed the Beast

By Steve Thompson

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A fiercely funny look at the rocky relations between our press and politicians in a world of spin doctors and phone hacking.

Michael is moving into 10 Downing Street and there will be no charm offensives with this Prime Minister, not with a country to run. There's no time for lunches with the press while there are children living in poverty. And there's certainly no time to comment on a minister's illicit affair while the country needs more nurses.

But when his family's private life looks set to be the next big story, Michael seeks help from a press secretary who advises, 'Feed the beast before it turns on you.' Can Michael keep politics centre stage or will he become the big story himself?

Steve Thompson's play Feed the Beast was premiered at Birmingham Repertory Theatre in April 2015.

‘You’re asking me to waste my time making sure some newspaper isn’t going to be mean?’

Press Quotes

'Could not be more timely... takes us into the heart of 10 Downing Street'

WhatsOnStage

'A cracking play... This is no vicious attack on politics; it is a very human story of a very human man – and we want him to win'

The Public Reviews
Paperback, 112 pages ISBN: 9781848424838Publication Date:
16 Apr 2015
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
EPUB, 112 pages ISBN: 9781780016061Publication Date:
24 Apr 2015
£10.99 £8.80You save £2.19 (20%)

Also by Steve Thompson:

Roaring Trade
Whipping It Up
No Naughty Bits

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