ALASTAIR CAMPBELL & CHRIS MULLIN DIARY DISCUSSION 12TH JULYTue 3 July 2012
Thursday 12 July, 5.45pm
Political aide and author, Alastair Campbell best known for his work as Director of Communications and Strategy for Prime Minister Tony Blair joins Chris Mullin former MP for Sutherland South to discuss their personal experiences of the Tony Blair years and their political diaries. Held at the Arts Theatre on Thursday 12 July, the talk is held to celebrate the West End run of A Walk on Part based on the political diaries of Chris Mullin.
A WALK ON PART reveals an insider’s view of the last and most turbulent decade in politics as the critically acclaimed and witty diaries of former MP for Sunderland South, Chris Mullin, come alive in an exhilarating ride of political humour. Starring John Hodgkinson as Chris Mullin, who is joined by Hywel Morgan, Tracy Gillman, Joe Caffrey and Andi Osho who together play over 100 different characters including Tony Benn, Cherie Blair, Tony Blair, Gordon Brown, George Osbourne, John Prescott and Clare Short.
Alastair Campbell’s four volumes of political diaries include; Prelude to Power, Power and the People, Power and Responsibility and perhaps the most eagerly awaited volume The Burden of Power published in June 2012. This fourth volume begins on September 11, 2001 and ends as Campbell leaves Downing Street, in a raw and intimate portrayal of one of the most defining periods of recent history.
Chris Mullin’s highly acclaimed political diaries A View from the Foothills, Decline and Fall and A Walk on Part were adapted for the stage by playwright Michael Chaplin having sold out two runs at Live Theatre, Newcastle and Soho Theatre before transferring to the West End Arts Theatre. He also wrote the novel A Very British Coup, which was made into an award-winning television series
Alastair Campbell and Chris Mullin will be joined by A Walk on Part director and Live Theatre Artistic Director Max Roberts in the main auditorium at 5.45pm for a discussion and audience Q+A before a book signing. This event is free for anyone who purchases a ticket to A Walk On Part.
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