Jeremey Corbyn
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn 'faces the biggest challenge of his career' in this new musical comedy Reuters

A musical about Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is set to hit the stage of the Waterloo East Theatre in London this April. Corbyn the Musical: The Motorcycle Diaries will run from 12-24 April, and is written by Bobby Friedman and Rupert Myers of Political Takeout fame, with original music from Jen Green.

According to the theatre's website: "The show sees Jeremy Corbyn facing a nuclear stand-off with Russian President Vladimir Putin. With pressure mounting on all sides, Corbyn has to face up to the biggest challenge of his career.

"But the solution lies in the story of the fateful motorbike holiday apparently taken by a young Corbyn and his then-lover Diane Abbott in 1970s pre-unification East Germany."

The show promises not to take any prisoners, with one of the writers, Rupert Myers, commenting in the Telegraph: "Corbyn the Musical isn't a Right-wing comedy, but it is one which is aiming its satire at Jeremy Corbyn.

"Just for that, it will be interesting to see whether the Left has a sense of humour failure over the play."