Kingmaker, St James Theatre

Alan Cox as Max Newman MP, Joanna Bending as Eleanor Hopkirk MP, Laurence Dobiesz as Daniel Regan MPThe news cycle waits for no man. When Robert Khan and Tom Salinsky’s thinly veiled Boris Johnson satire premiered in Edinburgh at the beginning of August, it seemed remarkably timely, coinciding as it did with BoJo announcing his intention to return to Parliament.

Now, it’s at best reactive, and competing with a sea of far more penetrating editorials about the likelihood and reality of everyone’s favourite accident-prone chap actually running the country. Kingmaker is still atop its soapbox, but frantically and fatally jockeying for position.

Read my full theartsdesk review here

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