Our Time of Day

Our Time of Day

Kika Markham


Our Time of Day used to be encouraged via Corin Redgrave’s revelation that once anguish mind harm he may well have in mind little of his marriage – although for over thirty chuffed, passionate and turbulent years he and spouse Kika Markham had shared their love of performing, kinfolk and left-wing politics with ceaseless power and commitment.

With nice empathy and wit, Kika documents their lives off and on degree – nice actors from theatrical households. She attracts upon intimate documents of the suggestions and emotions they had either expressed in own diaries, writing with frequently brutal honesty. ultimately she charts the poignant trajectory of Corin’s sickness, from the instant he suffered a near-fatal center assault in the course of a speech on behalf of the Dale Farm gypsies, to serious reminiscence loss, melanoma and his eventual demise from an aneurysm within the mind. all through those years either endured appearing in performs and movies, in addition to strenuously pursuing the human rights motives they held so dear.

"Stamped via an unflinching and humane candour... an affecting evocation of affection in addition to of loss." - The Spectator

"Riveting stuff." - Simon Callow, Guardian

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