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Theatre

Even those who reviled Thatcher will be moved, appalled and astonished: Dead Sheep at the Park reviewed

Plus: split in half like the atom, Tom Morton-Smith's Oppenheimer  would have twice the force

18 April 2015

9:00 AM

18 April 2015

9:00 AM

Dead Sheep

Park, until 9 May

Oppenheimer

Vaudeville, until 23 May

Dead Sheep is a curious dramatic half-breed that examines Geoffrey Howe’s troubled relationship with Margaret Thatcher. Structurally it’s a Mexican bean. It leaps all over the 1980s and it keeps shifting genre from cabaret to tragedy via cheesy political satire. Some actors are impersonators, some are caricaturists, some are neither.

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