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A Musical About Jeremy Corbyn Is Coming To Rock You

"This is a comedy with more twists and turns than a Jeremy Corbyn reshuffle, albeit much shorter."

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It's what the British public never knew they always wanted: a musical comedy about Jeremy Corbyn.

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The writers have promised "Corbyn The Musical: Motorcycle Diaries" will cover and poke fun all elements of the new Labour leader's life.

It will also look at his previous relationship with his political ally Diane Abbott, the shadow international development secretary.

The production will feature fictional appearances from former Labour leaders Tony Blair and Ed Miliband as well as the Conservative London mayor, Boris Johnson.

"This is a comedy with more twists and turns than a Jeremy Corbyn reshuffle, albeit much shorter," Bobby Friedman, former BBC presenter and one of the musical's writers, said.

Corbyn set a record in January after it took him more than 34 hours to complete a reshuffle of his frontbench to form a more unified team.

Corbyn, The Musical

Friedman teamed up with GQ's politics correspondent Rupert Myers to write the musical they hope will help fill the void for fans of Armando Iannucci's The Thick of It, which mocked the inner workings of British parliament.

"This show is about the new, gentler, kinder satire that the public deserves," Myers said.

Siraj Datoo is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

Contact Siraj Datoo at siraj.datoo@buzzfeed.com.

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