With the 20th anniversary of the Princess’s untimely death upon us, this new drama explores the subterfuge and deception which lead to a scorching climax and changed celebrity, privacy, and the Windsor family forever. More…
'The Diana Tapes' moves swiftly between Morton’s office, the sitting room where the Princess recorded her darkest secrets onto cassettes, and the dingy West London cafe where one of her best friends surreptitiously handed them over. This play allows us to consider the role of the media in our cultural institutions and governing bodies, and the impact it has on our perceptions, then and now.
See it if you want to see a less than reverential treatment of the oft-reported breakout of Lady Di from her royal straitjacket.
Don't see it if you have heard far too much about Lady Di already.
See it if You’re a Princess Di fanatic.
Don't see it if You mind badly behaved audience of munchers, slurpers and text addicts. No managerial control in the theatre.
See it if you are fascinated with the royals and Princess Diana in particular
Don't see it if you're looking for good acting. While the cast gave it their best, their British accents were terrible detracting from the show's content.
See it if If you were fascinated by Diana and read the Morton book you will enjoy this. Acting by Jorge Morales Pico is excellent.
Don't see it if You are bothered by loud noise and furniture moving.
See it if You want a well acted story about Diana. I did not know that much about her but learned a few things from this production.
Don't see it if You are looking for big splashy sets.
See it if You want to see a light play that tries to explore an important issue but only scratches the surface.
Don't see it if You expect an in depth look into princess Diana and her story
See it if you are enchanted by "behind the scenes" and thoughts if Princess Diana
Don't see it if you are an anti - Brit or not interested in Diana's travails wit h Prince Charles
See it if You like the royal family and are interesting to think more about what Princess Diana was really like/her motives for releasing the tapes.
Don't see it if You don't know anything about Martin's book or the royal family or Diana. The play expects you to know the basics to get into the story.
See it if you still need a dose of Royal family stories or some British accent & play , or if merely intrigued to know the deal in the "Diana tapes".
Don't see it if you expect a literal interptetation of Lady Di or recreation of British settings -as this is a minimalist production but in effective style.
See it if You are interested in true stories that explore personal intrigue. If you have interest in Princess Diana and want to look at that time
Don't see it if If you like people who do impressions of historical people. If you have no interest in Princess Diana.
See it if you're interested in Diana or the royals, you like historical explorations, you like small productions.
Don't see it if you're very picky about British accents
See it if A tight, smart, interesting look at events from the past that reflect on the present interest you
Don't see it if A very British' subject centered play, is beyond your interests. For the first preview it was well acted yet not completely refined.
See it if You are interested in Diana and her story. You want a light surface afternoon of theater
Don't see it if You are tired of hearing about the British royal family. You are looking for an in depth show.
See it if you want to explore your curiosity and open your mind to some hidden agendas happening to your world where the world hids them.
Don't see it if you are close minded and only looks on what the wolrd needs you to see.
See it if you are interested in Diana's life and the scandal about her marriage. Clever way of changing scenes was a plus.
Don't see it if you don't care about the royal family, and expect traditional theater.
See it if Engaging short play about the dilemma of public and private life and the risks of friendship and greed.
Don't see it if It is not a hard hitting expose or royal soap opera.
See it if I liked the staging & its use of minimal stage props. There's a voyeuristic feeling of behind-the-scenes into Princess Diana's private life.
Don't see it if You don't know who Prinecess Diana was.
See it if you’re curious to see a new take on Diana’s story.
Don't see it if the bad British accents will be too distracting, or you are expecting a play centered on Diana and not the men who wrote about her.