Also includes The Stigma Manifesto Pity Tony's nannies at New Labour's Millbank election war-room: they're working night and day to get 'Red Ken' and prevent him from becoming Mayor of London. Suddenly it's Ken, the cuckoo in the nest, who's getting the people's vote and Millbank, charged with plotting his downfall, is getting desperate. Ever more dastardly plots are afoot as the election draws nearer. Snogging Ken was produced at the Almeida in April 2000: 'the first step in the return of democracy to London'.
Tariq Ali is a writer and filmmaker. He has written five novels and over a dozen books on world history and politics. His latest is the acclaimed 'The Clash of Fundamentalisms: Crusades, Jihads and Modernity'. He is currently writing 'Bush in Babylon: Recolonising Iraq'. Andy de la Tour is a director and actor as well as an author. He recently appeared in the premiere of Harold Pinter's Celebration in London & New York. His original stage plays include 'Viva!', 'Here We Go', 'Safe In Our Hands', 'Landslide', 'Collateral Damage', and 'Snogging Ken'. He has adapted works by Dario Fo, and recently translated 'A Family Affair' from the original 'Un Air de Famille' by Agnes Jaoui and Jean-Pierre Bacri.