'A secular hymn to humanity... sublime'
'An amazing and really important piece of work... the most incredibly stimulating piece of history. Stunning.'
Baroness Helena Kennedy
Find out more about David Maxwell Fyfe at Kilmuir Papers
The Human's in the Telling
To launch Project 2020, Dreams of Peace & Freedom received its' first immersive multi-media performance featuring the archive footage and pictures which are at the centre of The Human's in the Telling at Mansfield College, Oxford.
It was subsequently presented at The Palace of Justice in Nuremberg and The Palace of Westminster in London
at the invitation of Dominic Grieve.
And follow the anniversary year as it unfolds on Twitter @EnglishCabaret and @OfficialTHINT
a performance, recording, film and book telling, of a family story that commemorates the twin anniversaries of
the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials (75 years) and the European Convention on Human Rights (70 years) which coincide in 2020,
Last year, English Cabaret went out on the road filming in Scotland, England and Germany.
Covid 19 interrupted the final filming of Dreams of Peace & Freedom : The Human's in the Telling which was finally finished this year during lockdown and went live online on October 21st, It features a brand new fully mastered recording released earlier this year, set in the landscapes that inspired David Maxwell Fyfe.
An accompanying ebook, Letters Transcripts, Blogs & Tweets, compiled by Lily and Sue Casson, was launched at the same time, and is available via The Human's in the Telling website with a new instalment available each month. September to December are available to download and explore now.
The recording of Dreams of Peace & Freedom, made at Lana Banana Studios was launched on July 27th,
100 days before the anniversary of the signing of the ECHR, whilst a more intimate podcast performance, with piano and voices and further commentary was launched in April.
A series of live performances are planned for Spring 2021.