the hilarious political satire


by Alistair Beaton
31 Jan - 19 March 2005
31 Jan – 19 March 2005
Performances daily at 7.30pm, ex. Sundays


First premiered in 2001, Feelgood has received widespread acclaim from audiences and critics alike and has won the Evening Standard award for Best Comedy.

Alistair Beaton’s outrageously funny satire on modern politics is set on the eve of the Prime Minister’s speech to his party’s annual conference. With public opinion increasingly volatile, there’s panic at the top. This time it’s all got to be perfect. Sinister and obsessive press secretary Eddie and young speech-writing aid Paul are desperately trying to finalise the finest speech the PM will ever give, as anti-capitalist riots rage in the streets below. But Eddie’s manipulative skills are to be tested far more by the gradual revelation of a scandal that is so far-reaching that it could keep the party out of power for a generation. Can the story be killed? Can the investigating journalist – Eddie’s ex-wife! – be bought? And exactly how far will a government go to save itself and come up smelling of roses?

Cast & Creative Team

John Higgins
Gregor Hunt
Amelia Saberwal
Ray Gardner
John Dorney
Amanda Osborne
Jeffrey Harmer

Phil Young
David Burrows
Nick Richings
Jon Beales
Original sound design for Nottingham Playhouse 2004
There will be an interval of twenty minutes

No photographs or recording allowed in the theatre without prior permission from the management.