It's 2014 and Britain's coalition government has only six months left to run. The Conservative Prime Minister and his Lib Dem Deputy haven't spoken for months, the economy's flat-lined and government MPs are threatening to defect right, left and centre. Lib Dem leader Matt Cooper has to make a series of last, desperate gambles to save his party. A fast-moving comedy satire starring Thom Tuck, Phill Jupitus, Jo Caulfield, Alistair Barrie, Jessica Regan, Jamie De Courcey, Phil Mulryne and Simon Evans. 'Witty, fast-moving and hugely enjoyable ... a terrific script' (David Haig, Independent). By Robert Khan and Tom Salinsky.
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Thom Tuck, Phill Jupitus, Jo Caulfield and Simon Evans star in the world premiere of a new play Coalition, a fast-moving comedy satire charting the possible final days of Britain's Coalition Government.
It's late 2014 and the Lib Dem / Conservative Coalition only has six months left to run before a general election must be called. The Conservative Prime Minister and his Lib Dem Deputy haven't spoken for months, the economy has flat-lined and Lib Dem MPs are threatening to defect right, left and centre. With time running out, Lib Dem leader Matt Cooper has to make a series of last desperate gambles to save the party he loves.
Thom Tuck (Fosters Edinburgh Best Newcomer Award Nominee 2011): Rt Hon Matt Cooper MP, Lib Dem Leader and Deputy Prime Minister
Jamie de Courcey (A Voyage Round My Father, Foyle's War): Eddie Frackowiak MP, Junior Treasury Minister
Phil Mulryne (The Fitzrovia Radio Hour): Eric Shakespeare, PR Consultant / Tim Fowler, by-election candidate
Robert Khan has worked in the policy and political world for over ten years including working for the Labour party in local government. He is also currently a Councillor in Islington.
Tom Salinsky is the artistic director of improvisation company The Spontaneity Shop, co-author of the book The Improv Handbook and he teaches presenting, public speaking and storytelling for a wide-range of corporate clients.
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