Princess Diana play The Interview available to watch online

New play The Interview from Jonathan Maitland is set to be available for online streaming.

The play features Tibu Fortes as Martin Bashir and Yolanda Kettle as Diana, Princess of Wales, offering viewers a compelling portrayal of the iconic figures.

Following its successful stage premiere, the show will be available to watch online from 21 December 2023. It will be presented by Original Theatre Online in collaboration with Park Theatre.

The Interview delves into the famous 1995 BBC interview between Princess Diana and journalist Martin Bashir, an event that captivated millions across the globe. The play raises pertinent questions about the legitimacy of the interview and its overshadowing controversies.

Jonathan Maitland, known for his acclaimed works like Dead Sheep and The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson, crafts a narrative that provides insight into the individuals involved in the interview and the broader implications of its broadcast.

Directed by the Olivier Award-nominated Michael Fentiman, known for his work on Amelie and The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, the play promises a thought-provoking and nuanced exploration of this historical moment. The cast includes Matthew Flynn as Paul Burrell, Naomi Frederick as Luciana, and Ciarán Owens as Matt Wiesler, alongside Fortes and Kettle.

Produced by the award-winning Original Theatre (The Mirror Crack’d, The Habit of Art) and filmed by North South, the online film version of The Interview is available to rent or on subscription from Original Theatre Online.

About the author: Josh Darvill

Josh is Stageberry's editor with over five years of experience writing about theatre in the West End and across the UK. Prior to following his passion for musicals, he worked for more than a decade as a TV journalist.


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