The Japan Society

Upcoming Events

28/10/2021ONLINE EVENT - Tokyo Rose: Bringing the Life of Iva Toguri to a Theatre near You


In 1949, Iva Toguri is charged with treason in one of the most controversial trials in American history, accused of being the notorious 'Tokyo Rose', a Japanese wartime disc jockey who broadcast Axis propaganda. ​The Burnt Lemon Theatre is bringing Iva Toguri’s story to the stage in a new musical on tour across the UK. In this special event, our chairman Bill Emmott is joined by the musical’s producer Tanya Agarwal and co-writer Maryhee Yoon to discuss the inspiration behind this production.