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Online reading: “Pravda” by David Hare and Howard Brenton

… Everywhere people tell lies. In pubs. To each other. To their husbands. To their wives. To the children. To the dying – and thank God they do. No one tells the truth. Why single out newspapers? … They are the universal scapegoat for everyone else’s evasions and inadequacies. So says Lambert le Roux, main protagonist of Pravda (= truth, in Russian), written in collaboration by Howard Brenton and David Hare. It was premiered at the (London) National Theatre in 1985. The play portrays the Continue reading →