Following successful reunions from Take That, Steps, and most recently The Stone Roses, Margaret Thatcher has ended years of speculation with the news that the original Conservative line up from 1979 will take to the Commons once more.
Some of the big names will be back with Michael Heseltine, Geoffrey Howe and Norman Tebbitt all confirmed. While some key members succumbed to ‘the political year of death’ and joined the infamous ‘Forever 97 Club’, Willie Whitelaw is set for a triumphant return to the front bench, using a modified hologram of 2Pac.
Organisers of the gig have been surprised at how difficult it’s been to find a support act, with few willing to share a stage with the iconic PM. ‘Neither Billy Bragg or Morrissey have returned my calls’, complained Nigel Lawson, the brains behind the venture. ‘It’s strange, they were always going on about Margaret when she was top of the pops.’ But all is not lost, and Lawson has managed to secure Mel Gibson, who will perform his notorious Ronald Reagan tribute act.
With the first official comeback gig scheduled for September, some lucky fans were ecstatic to get the chance to see them at a surprise performance in Finchley last night. Fans were instructed to arrive with an original rosette or paid poll tax bill in order to gain entrance, and were thrilled to hear favourites such as ‘The lady’s not for turning’, ‘We have become a grandmother’ and ‘There’s no such thing as society’.
The ‘Iron Lady’ took her inspiration from Ian Brown, a man who shares a similar cult following, despite being a loony. ‘I was speaking to Ian about what motivated him to reform the band after his expensive divorce. He told me ‘Maggie, it’s all for the fans.’ so I thought why not? I’m not sure we’re quite as popular in the North of England as The Stone Roses, but I can still teach Gerri Halliwell a thing or two about ‘girl power’.’
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