As a teenager Vanessa Nicolson played a game with her father: they took turns to ask a question and the other promised to answer it truthfully. One day Vanessa asked: ‘Apart from with Mummy have you ever wanted to marry someone else?’ Her father was visibly shaken and as the truth emerged it became evident why. Join Vanessa Nicolson, granddaughter of Vita Sackville-West, as she talks about The Truth Game - a haunting exploration of love, loss and grief and a portrait of the discontent at the heart of one of Britain’s most eminent families.

Chaired by Caroline Beck

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