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The Art of Lying: The Trials of Harvey Matusow
Wed 23 November 2016, 20:00 – 23:00 GMT
What could be more uncomfortably human than lying? An act of hope and fear, daring and cowardice that is oddly creative at the same time – few practiced the art of lying better than Harvey Matusow. This 2-night programme investigates this one-time Communist turned celebrity FBI informant who later re-invented himself as a champion of London’s 1960s arts-scene and writer for the infamous Oz magazine.
The second of our two events consists of a performance of The Trials of Harvey Matusow, Rob Cohen’s acclaimed one-man-show which draws together Matusow’s many lives; he offers an affecting and sometimes hilarious portrait of the man behind the act.