Labour of Love

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by James Graham

This amateur production is presented by arrangement with Curtis Brown Group Ltd, Cunard House, 15 Regent Street, London SW1Y 4LR

Directed by Chris Winstanley

A witty and engaging play that takes audiences on a captivating journey through two decades of British politics. The storyline masterfully intertwines the personal and political aspects of the characters' lives, providing a humorous and insightful exploration of the challenges faced by politicians in the ever-shifting landscape of British politics.

At the heart of the play is David Lyons, a dedicated Member of Parliament, and his close relationship with Jean Whittaker, his constituency agent. As the play unfolds, the audience witnesses the evolution of political ideologies and the impact of personal relationships on the characters' professional lives. Graham's clever use of humour and drama strikes a perfect balance, allowing the audience to connect with the characters as they navigate the complexities of politics.

James Graham skillfully weaves amusing moments with heartfelt reflections, creating a relatable and engaging theatrical experience. Whether one is passionate about politics or simply enjoys a compelling tale, this play offers an immersive experience into the world of British politics and the enduring resilience of personal beliefs.

 “So up is down, left is right, right is wrong. Behold the new politics.”

The production contains strong language and flashing images.

Thursday 19th – Saturday 28th June 2025 7.30pm

Matinee: Saturday 21st June 2.30pm

Tickets £14.00

Over 60s: £12.00

(Mon-Thurs and Matinee)

Students: £6.00

Greenroom: £5.00

Wharfeside Theatre