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‘The writing is smooth & sprinkled with beautiful lines’: MOMENT OF GRACE – Hope Theatre

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Moment of Grace by Bren Gosling narrates Princess Diana’s visit to Britain’s first HIV/AIDS unit at the end of the eighties. It’s a personal and moving show that addresses people’s misconceptions that kept AIDS a taboo, driven by anger and fear. The show is produced by Backstory Ensemble Productions in association with The National HIV Story Trust (NHST), a charity set up to ensure the history of the 80’s and 90’s HIV/AIDS pandemic is not forgotten.

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Review: Truth, Lies, Diana (Charing Cross Theatre)

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In a week when journalistic freedom of speech, and, indeed freedom to mock makes headlines from Paris to Saudi Arabia, it’s a good time to see a play that attacks the legends surrounding that most sacred of cows, Princess Diana. If, like me, you are an enthusiastic conspiracy theorist – and like a substantial proportion of […]

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Review: Truth, Lies, Diana (Charing Cross Theatre)

In Reviews by Johnny FoxLeave a Comment

In a week when journalistic freedom of speech, and, indeed freedom to mock makes headlines from Paris to Saudi Arabia, it’s a good time to see a play that attacks the legends surrounding that most sacred of cows, Princess Diana. If, like me, you are an enthusiastic conspiracy theorist – and like a substantial proportion of […]

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16 questions to ask about the death of Princess Diana, according to Truth, Lies, Diana

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It’s not often that you’re handed a full dossier with your ticket at a theatre press night, but then Truth, Lies, Diana is no ordinary theatre production. This “factional” drama attracted headlines around the world before rehearsals even began – and continues to do so. Below, I’ve collated some of these cuttings – only ones […]