Tony Blair – the Musical (3 stars)

Musical chronicle of PM's achievements

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This article is from 2007.

This slick production provides plenty of laughs and generous helpings of satire as it chronicles the achievements of the Blair premiership. A well-voiced and good-looking cast accompany the plethora of lyrically and musically impressive songs, providing a comic, if secondhand, squint behind the doors of number ten, with the deteriorating, camp, Blair/Brown relationship a particular highlight. Occasionally puerile and a little lengthy but otherwise this is entertaining stuff from a highly talented company. (David Laing)

Gilded Balloon Teviot, 668 1633, until 27 Aug, 3.45pm, £9–£10 (£8–£9).

This article is from 2007.

Tony Blair - The Musical

  • 3 stars

Slick production that provides plenty of laughs and generous helpings of satire. Occasionally puerile but otherwise entertaining stuff from a talented and well-voiced company. 'Part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2007'.

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