Prior to our recent sell-out run at the Lincoln Drill Hall we did not particularly publicise that the cast were swapping roles in different performances. This was because it did not arise out of directorial conceit but as a natural consequence of two real life couples working on a play about a love triangle. 360 more words
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During the post-show discussion following our first performance of Harold Pinter’s Betrayal last night we were asked about the significance of seasons. In this second Converse Theatre production of the play, we project text stating the setting for each of the nine scenes, follow Pinter’s text by including the season: Spring (scenes 1 & 2) Winter ( sc.3) Autumn (4) Summer (5,6,7) Spring (8) Winter (9). 259 more words
“The first night of The Room glittered with laughter and menace.”
To what extent do violence and humour work together in The Room?
The Room, Pinter’s first play, rife with all the threat, menace and violence that will permeate his later work, is hardly a comical piece. 1,083 more words
I didn’t actually get Pinter until Betrayal, and I didn’t actually get Betrayal until I saw Miranda’s mum betray Gandhi with Charles Ryder.
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Guarecerse del afuera en una penumbrosa habitación salida de la mente del dramaturgo inglés Harold Pinter es acaso una exhortación a morar los temores extendidos de Rose, un personaje del que ahora se apropia el director Gonzalo Facundo López y que junto a su elenco dibuja con impecable sobriedad la ópera prima del Nobel de 2005. 400 more words