After sell-out runs in Newcastle & London, hit political comedy A Walk On Part transfers to the West End!
A Walk On Part pre-show talk with Alastair Campbell and Chris Mullin
Thurs 12 July, 5.45pm
Political aide and author, Alastair Campbell joins Chris Mullin to discuss their personal experiences of the Tony Blair years and their political diaries. Buy a ticket to A Walk On Part and see the talk for free Click here for more details and to book a place
An insider’s view of the last and most turbulent decade in politics; this is a fast, funny and furious theatrical ride based on the critically acclaimed diaries of former MP Chris Mullin. With a huge host of well-known characters including John Prescott, David Cameron, George Osborne, Tony Benn and Tony Blair.
Starring John Hodgkinson as Chris Mullin.
With Tracy Gillman, Hywel Morgan, Andi Osho & Joe Caffrey.
‘The diaries have been adapted into fast-paced and very funny theatrical entertainment.’
Evening Standard, Mail on Sunday, Telegraph, Time Out, Times
Stalls/Front Circle £29.50
Rear stalls £24.50
Circle (back) £20.00
Circle slips £15
Stand by rate £20
Concession rate – £2.50 off tickets
Please note: A Walk On Part takes place at the Arts Theatre.
6-7 Great Newport Street
★★★★ ‘John Hodgkinson takes centre stage superbly as Mullin… A great piece of satire with serious intent, subtly expressed.’ Morning Star
‘An enormously entertaining play…If you enjoyed the candour, lunacy and sense of fun of former Labour minister Chris Mullin’s diaries you will love Michael Chaplin’s pacy and hugely entertaining adaptation for the stage… Grab a ticket at the Soho Theatre while you can.’ The Spectator
★★★★ ‘Anyone with even a passing interest in how this country has been governed over the past 15 years is advised to walk on in.’ Evening Standard
★★★★ ‘Delivered slickly to the stage… a bit of a must, this’ Telegraph
★★★★ ‘(Chris Mullin) is played with wit, decency and Steve Bell-like wonky flair by John Hodgkinson… Hywel Morgan is the best Blair I’ve seen on stage… a satirically gifted cast’ Time Out
★★★★ ‘GRIPPING… A clever balance between political gossip, crises and Mullin’s rueful humanity… A gem.’ Times
★★★★ ‘The diaries have been adapted by Michael Chaplin into a fast-paced and very funny theatrical entertainment, in which Mullin
frequently appears to be a lone swimmer paddling against a tide of self-interest’ Guardian
★★★★ ‘Michael Chaplin’s spirited compression of former Labour MP Chris Mullin’s wickedly witty political diaries… Jim Kitson is jawsaggingly good as Gordon Brown… (Chris Mullin) is a rare creature in politics, unpolluted by power, uncompromisingly moral and exceptionally good company.’ Mail on Sunday
★★★★ ‘Absolutely riveting… John Hodgkinson plays [Chris Mullin] with wit and warmth.’ Sunday Express
★★★★ ‘An extraordinary snapshot…the production is fast paced…The staging is smooth, the acting is strong and made me want to read the diaries themselves.’ Exeunt
★★★★ ‘A highly entertaining evening… a faithful, funny and affectionate portrait.’ Whatsonstage
‘Political theatre at its best.’ A Younger Theatre
‘Honest, funny and revealing – a great night out.’ The Stage