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Public Interest
On from 07 Jun 2011 till 25 Jun 2011
New Diorama
by Drew Ballantyne
Genre(s): Drama

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About: Public Interest

In a London hotel on the eve of their appearance at the Baha Mousa Inquiry, two intelligence officers meet to discuss their presumed fate; pinpointing the role they’ve played in teaching and implementing interrogation.

Their conversation is overheard by Ellie, the bar manager, whose fierce reaction to their admissions is both brittle and damning.

Both men have different reasons to win Ellie’s trust. To this end they present her with the harsh truths of war and the urgency pressed upon the Intelligence Corps in a seemingly unwinnable war.

Presented this June as the Inquiry draws to a close ‘Public Interest’ combines sharp dialogue, humour and high stakes to unpick the complex belief that torture can be justified. Told through the eyes of those who seek moral clarity in the shadows of those abused in the name of security.

The Baha Mousa Inquiry began July 2009 and is ongoing.

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