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:

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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Impossible Conversations programmed by Rachel Holmes
Produced in association with Autograph Sound

Run time: 45 minutes

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