Pulling Focus Ltd for the Tabard Theatre presents
by John Higginson and Clodagh Hartley
Stiffed! is a brand new
satirical comedy written by two Westminster insiders who
have experienced first hand the workings of politics.
Tour De Farce... Think TV's Party Animals with Laughs or
The Thick of It with
Less effing and blinding'
fizzing comedy satire.. my advice to my fellow
Chiswickians is to get there early'
The Chiswick Times
A tale of MPs mischief set in the largest
Wendy house in the land. The progressive Quentin
Dellaware has just picked up a Tory seat in a landslide
by-election. Keen to make a difference, he is swiftly
shown the status quo by his old school chum George
‘over 75 pleasing minutes it certainly
entertains…the puppet of ex-speaker Michael Martin is
spot on – inspired’
Dominc Cavendish, The Telegraph
‘A timely reflection on the scandal
surrounding MP's expenses’
Henry Hitchins, Evening Standard
Meanwhile, Labour front-bencher Paula
Stiff is pressing for a fairer Britain with the help of
her husband-cum-aide Marty whose real passion is toy
trains. Which would all be politics as usual except that
young Sally Pauper, an aspiring journalist, aims to make
her mark by uncovering the biggest parliamentary story
since the gunpowder plot.
Written by John Higginson (Political
Editor for Metro) and Clodagh Hartley (Whitehall Editor
of the Sun) Stiffed! is a riotous satire on the inner
workings of parliament, the press and politicians.
‘Christopher Hone’s clever set is among the most
imaginative (in terms of how it slots together) that I
‘At its best when the writers give free reign to their
Link to Chiswick Times review
Link to Daily Telegraph preview
Link to E-politix story regarding the play