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Archive Review • TOSCA'S KISS • Orange Tree Theatre • 2006

You would think by now that Nuremberg as a subject would have reached saturation point. We’ve read the books, seen the films, eaves-dropped on the accused being cross-examined courtesy of Nick Kent’s Tricycle tribunal docu-dramas (edited highlights of the Nuremberg Trials was one of his earliest hits). 817 more words


Gabbing Geek Box Office Report: Superbowl Edition

The Superbowl was yesterday, and it was extra rough getting a Box Office Report out for whatever reason we keep doing the Box Office Report. 341 more words

Movies & TV

Doing The Flowers

“Come here Barrett… Barrett, do you use a deodorant?
Susan’s (Wendy Craig) blunt interrogation of Dirk Bogarde in THE SERVANT (1963; screenplay by Harold Pinter) is an abruptly shocking cinema moment. 841 more words

Escaped Alone

This was trailed as Caryl Churchill’s first full-length play in over 20 years. It isn’t. It’s another obtuse 50 minute miniature. Apart from providing work for four excellent 60/70-something actresses, it’s hard to see what else it contributes. 289 more words


WHAT'S ON FEBRUARY: Harold Pinter’s The Dumb Waiter comes to Glasgow

Performed by two Glasgow actors who take on the roles of London killers Ben and Gus, this real time one act play is considered one of the finest of Pinter’s plays. 99 more words


Archive Review • BETRAYAL • Duchess Theatre • 2003

This dim, inert and unsexy production of Pinter’s famous and frequently revived play from 1978, is unfit for the West End Theatre and a disappointment after the same company’s widely admired production of… 1,073 more words


The Homecoming by Harold Pinter

The Homecoming by Harold Pinter – directed by Jamie Lloyd 

Harold Pinter’s darkly savage drama The Homecoming first hit the London stage in 1965.

50 years on, this unsettling, savagely funny play still has the power to shock and unnerve. 507 more words