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David Edgar's new play poses a "what if?" for the next election

By Michael Coveney  

David Edgar invariably gives left-wing drama a good name, chiefly because he’s very clever, knows his stuff and is good at identifying crisis points in history. This time, he’s speculating about the 2015 election in a meeting of three politicians from the major parties. So you’ll soon be able to say, “Have you seen the one about the Labour special advisor, the Lib Dem staffer and the Tory candidate?” The three of them first meet in Malaga airport in April 2010, stranded there by the Icelandic ash cloud.

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