Tony! (The Tony Blair Rock Opera)

Tony Theatre Breaks

See Tony [The Tony Blair Rock opera] before Tony Blair does!

It’s a show for Tony Lovers and Haters everywhere – and everyone in between – don’t expect a history lesson – in our world Tony’s born singing and dancing, Saddam Hussein is played as Groucho Marx and Gordon Brown occasionally turns into the Incredible Hulk – let’s just say all the facts are there… but not necessarily as they occurred!

TONY! [The Tony Blair Rock Opera] by Harry Hill and Steve Brown and  directed by Peter Rowe, played a limited season at the Leicester Square Theatre until 21 May.  The musical is now touring the UK, including Tony Blair’s previous constituency of Sedgefield and four weeks at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in association with Pleasance.
Tony! (The Tony Blair Rock Opera) London Theatre Breaks
Steve Brown, Jack Whittle (Tony Blair) and Harry Hill attend the Tony! – The Tony Blair Rock Opera, press night afterparty at the Leicester Square Theatre, Leicester Square, London. Picture date: 25th April 2023. Photo credit: © DavidJensen
The musical tells the story of how one man went from peace-loving, long-haired hippy and would-be pop star to warmongering multimillionaire in just a couple of decades.

And what a supporting line-up of characters: Cherie Blair, Princess Diana, John Prescott, Peter Mandelson, Alastair Campbell, Osama bin Laden, George W Bush, Saddam Hussein and Gordon Brown..

It’s Yes, Minister meets The Rocky Horror Show!

The cast – Jack Whittle (Tony Blair), Howard Samuels (Peter Mandelson), Tori Burgess (Cherie Blair), Phil Sealey (Gordon Brown/Saddam Hussein), Martin Johnston (Neil Kinnock/George W Bush), Rosie Strobel (John Prescott/Osama Bin Laden), Sally Cheng (Robin Cook), Emma Jay Thomas (Princess Diana).


Leicester Square Theatre

6 Leicester Place

Recommended for ages 14+

Please note: Neither Tony Blair, the Tony Blair Institute nor any other person featured in this production have endorsed the production or its marketing materials and are in no way affiliated with the production.

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