Acting Leader

Cast: 2f

Staging: Flexible staging, minimal requirements

Amateur rights performance fee: £38 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Imprint: Nick Hern Books
EPUB, 50 pages ISBN: 9781780015965Publication Date:
13 May 2015
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First Staged:
Tricycle Theatre, London, 2010

Acting Leader

By Joy Wilkinson

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After the sudden death of John Smith, Margaret Beckett finds herself hurled into the position of Acting Leader of the Opposition, and the sole female candidate in the race to lead the party. She embarks on her campaign with the support of Clare Short in the contest that saw the birth of New Labour.

Joy Wilkinson's short play Acting Leader was first performed at the Tricycle Theatre, London, as part of the Women, Power and Politics season in June 2010.

Acting Leader is also available in the collection Women, Power and Politics: Now.

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'A touching lament for the nearly-great career of Margaret Beckett'

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Cast: 2f

Staging:Flexible staging, minimal requirements

Amateur rights performance fee: £38 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Imprint: Nick Hern Books
EPUB, 50 pages ISBN: 9781780015965Publication Date:
13 May 2015
£4.99 £4.00You save £0.99 (20%)

Also by Joy Wilkinson:

Fair & Felt Effects: two plays
The Sweet Science of Bruising
Felt Effects
Women, Power and Politics: Now
Fair

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