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The Time of Our Lies

Park Theatre, London ****
Runs: 65 mins without interval
Review of perf seen Aug 1, 2019:

© Tomas Turpie, Jessye Romeo (foreground) and the cast in Che Walker's visceral, blood drenched production of Bianca Bagatourian's memoir of American anti-war and political activist/historian Howard Zinn.

© Tomas Turpie, Jessye Romeo (foreground) and the cast in Che Walker’s visceral, blood drenched production of Bianca Bagatourian’s memoir of American anti-war and political activist/historian Howard Zinn.

There is much in Bianca Bagatourian’s The Time Of Our Lies that reminded me of George Brant’s Grounded, the play that told the story an American woman drone pilot and in so doing brought home the dehumanising effect of modern warfare on those shielded by distance but not by the after-effects of sensing the violence they were inflicting on other human beings.  Continue reading