Edinburgh Fringe smash hit MARGARET THATCHER – QUEEN OF GAME SHOWS comes to the Underbelly Festival


In a world of referendums, Brexit, Trump and overall turmoil, the multi – award winning Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho returns to the Underbelly Festival in 2017 to provide relief with the most fabulous game show of all! Fresh from a total sell-out Edinburgh Festival Fringe run in August 2016, the Iron Lady has set her sight on light entertainment has decided to become the new Mr. Saturday Night (except not a man).

Join Maggie as she leads audience members to compete for their golden giro cheque in a topical drag cabaret extravaganza like no other! Alongside cameo appearances from Jeremy Corbyn, Angela Merkel, Nigel Farage, Nicola Sturgeon and Owen Jones, and games including Brexit Through The Gift Shop, Fake News and Check Your Privilege, there’ll be songs and let’s not forget, there’ll be catchphrases: ‘The Lady’s not for turning, for turning the lady’s…?’

Created by Jon Brittain and Matt Tedford and produced by Off The Kerb Productions and Áine Flanagan Productions, the magnificent Maggie returns to London with a brand new show, following a sell out run of Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho in summer 2016. Margaret Thatcher Queen Of Game Shows will be at the Underbelly Festival Southbank for 7 nights only on 12-13 May and 28 June – 2 July 2017. Please see full listings information below. Tickets are on sale now!

2016’s run of Margaret Thatcher Queen of Game Shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe saw the show playing to sold out audiences every night and become one of the top three best reviewed shows of the Fringe, garnering an admirable nine five star reviews and much critical acclaim and notoriety.

Since the Queen of Soho’s debut in 2013, the drag comedy musical spectacular about gay rights, the 80’s and disco received rave reviews across the board and won huge acclaim after playing to an audience of over 15,000 during two completely sold-out runs at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2014-2015, two sold-out runs at the Leicester Square Theatre (March and December 2015), a sold out run at the Underbelly Festival Southbank and two consecutive years at the Brighton Comedy Festival (2014 and 2015), as well as appearances at the Brighton Fringe and Dublin’s International Gay Theatre Festival, both in 2014.

Margaret Thatcher Queen of Game Shows will be returning to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August 2017, with more details to be announced in due course.

Fri 12th May (9.15pm); Sat 13th May (7.45pm); Weds 28th June, Thurs 29th June & Fri 30th June (9.15pm); Sat 1st July & Sun 2nd July (7.45pm) at Underbelly Festival: Southbank