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Image of an Unknown Young Woman

Gate Theatre, Notting Hill, London

© Iona Firouzabadi

© Iona Firouzabadi

Did Elinor Cook have in mind that famous iconic picture of the little Vietnamese girl screaming in the road when she entitled her latest play, Image of an Unknown Young Woman kicking off Christopher Haydon’s intriguing new Gate season of Icons and Idols. Huynh Cong “Nick” Ut’s photo that went round the world came to symbolise the horror of the Vietnam war for a generation and beyond. Continue reading