Billy Elliot

Should Billy Elliot Have Sung This Song On The Day Of Margaret Thatcher's Death?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

'Billy Elliot' director Stephen Daldry admits he wasn't sure whether or not to perform a key song in the live musical version on the day that Margaret...

Billy Elliot Cast Stumped Over Thatcher Death Song

PA | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

Audience members at the West End production of Billy Elliot were asked to decide whether a song anticipating Margaret Thatcher's death should be perfo...

Billy Elliot: Lessons for the UK Economy

Eshaan Akbar | Posted 01.08.2012 | UK Politics
Eshaan Akbar

The beginning of the second act in Billy Elliot starts with a not-so-complimentary performance of "Merry Christmas, Maggie Thatcher" and chants of "Maggie! Maggie! Maggie! Out! Out! Out!". Two years into his term, Cameron still has the opportunity to prevent a rewrite of that song.

Victoria Wood - That day we Sang at The Manchester International Festival - "It was joyful"

Collette Walsh | Posted 06.09.2011 | UK Entertainment
Collette Walsh

My mum never goes to the theatre but the offer to join me at Victoria Wood's new musical play, That Day We Sang, was met with an instant acceptance: "Victoria Wood?"