Impossible Conversations

05 March 2014 - 02 April 2014

To accompany Peter Gill’s production of VERSAILLES, the Donmar presents a series of events with leading political and cultural commentators exploring the debate around the legacy of WWI. Podcasts of these discussions are now available to listen to for free below: -------------------------------------- 5 March - PHILOSOPIHES OF WAR AND PEACE A. C. Grayling with Brigadier Neil Baverstock & Bettany Hughes with readings by Justine Mitchell & Geoffrey Streatfeild. Listen to the podcast Impossible Conversations at the Donmar - Philosophies of War and Peace by DonmarWarehouse -------------------------------------- 12 March - THE IDEA OF JUSTICE Shami Chakrabarti with Helena Kennedy & Gabrielle Rifkind with readings by Kobna Holdbrook-Smith & Cush Jumbo. Listen to the podcast Impossible Conversations at the Donmar - The Idea of Justice by DonmarWarehouse -------------------------------------- 19 March - 1914-1918: A WAR WORTH WINNING? Max Hastings with Margaret MacMillan & Kamila Shamsie with readings by Sacha Dhawan and Harriet Walter. Listen to the podcast Impossible Conversations at the Donmar - 1914-1918: A War Worth Winning? by DonmarWarehouse -------------------------------------- 26 March - THE PSYCHOANALYTIC CASE: TRAUMA, SHELLSHOCK AND THE HORROR OF WAR Susie Orbach with Colonel Tim Collins & Renos Papadopoulos with readings by Maureen Beattie and David Caves. Listen to the podcast Impossible Conversations at the Donmar - The Psychoanalytic Case by DonmarWarehouse -------------------------------------- 2 April - MR BALFOUR’S LETTER TO LORD ROTHSCHILD: HOW THE GREAT WAR REMAPPED THE WORLD Ahdaf Soueif with John McCarthy & Jamal Mahjoub with readings by Nathalie Armin and Tobias Menzies. -------------------------------------- Impossible Conversations programmed by Rachel Holmes Produced in association with Autograph Sound

Run time: 45 minutes

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