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Joy Wilkinson

Acting Leader (NHB Modern Plays)

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.
This play was first staged at the Traverse Theatre, in 2010 as part of the Women, Power & Politics season.
'a touching lament for the nearly-great career of Margaret Beckett' – Whatsonstage.com
22 printed pages
Original publication
2015

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