Rostropovich rises in Netflix Diana disastermain
If you haven’t watched the Netflix film of Diana: The Musical you may count it time well saved. Critics are giving this turkey one star at most.
Perhaps the only saving grace is a faked scene of a Bach recital to which Diana is dragged early on in the film by Charles. The soloist is an unconvincing body-double for the cellist Mstislav Rostropovich,
On screen, Diana sings: ‘The Russian plays on and on / Like an endless telethon / How I wish he were Elton John!’
Time to end my Netflix subscription?