Cameron Mackintosh

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Sir Cameron Mackintosh is a British theatre producer.


Mackintosh first play was Anything Goes at the West End in 1969, since then his plays include Cats, Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, Mary Poppins, Oklahoma! and The Phantom of the Opera.[1]

Changing political allegiances

Once a Tony Blair supporter and donor to the Labour Party, Mackintosh announced he would vote Conservative in the 2010 General Election because he doesn't 'like supporting incompetence'.[2]

Letter to the Telegraph

On 1 April 2015 Mackintosh was one of 103 business leaders who wrote to the Telegraph praising the British Conservative Party's economic policies and claiming a Labour government would 'threaten jobs and deter investment' in the UK.[3]

Political donations

Recorded by the Electoral Commission:[4]

Date Name of donor Amount Donated to Subsidiary (parties only)
17/04/2001 Cameron Mackintosh £10,000.00 Conservative Party Central Party
08/02/2008 Cameron Mackintosh £10,00.00 Mr Boris Johnson MP
13/04/2012 Sir Cameron Mackintosh £10,00.00 Conservative Party Central Party
06/05/2014 Cameron Mackintosh £25,000.00 Mr David Warburton


  1. Broadway World Cameron Mackintosh, accessed 3 April 2015.
  2. Tim Walker David Cameron wins applause from impresario Sir Cameron Mackintosh Telegraph, 16 April 2010, accessed 8 April 2015.
  3. Peter Dominiczak, 100 business chiefs: Labour threatens Britain's recovery, Telegraph, 3 April 2015.
  4. Electoral Commission, Donation Search, accessed 3 April 2015.