Comedian and writer Harry Hill has been inspired by the former Labour prime minister for Tony! The Tony Blair Rock Opera, Arts Editor Nina Nannar reports
Politics is a serious business but it is surely good for democracy - and for voters' spirits - that every once in a while, a work of satire pokes fun at our elected leaders.
The latest has been written by ITV's own Harry Hill and his long-term collaborator Steve Brown.
According to the PR blurb, it charts how a peace-loving, long-haired hippy and would-be pop star became a war-mongering multimillionaire in just a couple of decades.
Guessed already? Put it this way: Harry is not expecting Sir Tony Blair to come and see himself portrayed on stage anytime soon.