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Whipping It Up

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About the Show Less...

A comedy that explores the machinations of Government, exposing the infamous workings of the Whips' Office. Read More >

Set in the precarious early days of a future Tory government, which clings onto a tiny majority of three. A week before Christmas, a seemingly straightforward piece of legislation suddenly takes on absurd political significance and, with the PM chummying up to the President in Washington, every trick is needed to keep the strays in line, particularly when there’s already a whiff of a leadership challenge in the air.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 22/02/2007

Opening Night: 01/03/2007

Closing Night: 16/06/2007

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Cast & Creative


Richard Wilson, Robert Bathurst, Lee Ross and Kellie Bright


Director - Tamara Harvey

Designer - Tim Shortall

Lighting Designer - Simon Corder

Sound - Fergus O'Hare

Author - Steve Thompson

About Ambassadors Theatre

West Street, London, United Kingdom, WC2H 9ND

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