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Interviewer: You’re very clear about the differences between a pause and a silence. The silence is the end of a movement?
Pinter: Oh, no! These pauses and silences!
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I saw the original — can it really be forty years ago? — with John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson and Terence Rigby. I didn’t much care for the play but I suspect Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart’s playing under Sean Matthias’ direction, might engage me rather more. 50 more words
This is, without doubt, one of 2016’s must see shows. It combines a well-known play and two national treasures; Sirs Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart, as well as some excellent support from Owen Teale and Damien Molony but as strong as the performances are it is an absurdist piece and some audiences may struggle to understand the basics of the production let alone its more complex themes. 395 more words
FROM THE ARCHIVE 12th May 2013
“All of old. Nothing else ever. Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.” Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), Worstward Ho… 15 more words
One of theatre’s current hot tickets is Sean Mathias’ production of Harold Pinter’s ‘No Man’s Land’, which is running at the Wyndham’s.
It stars Ian McKellen as Spooner and Patrick Stewart as Hirst, in the roles originated forty-one years ago by John Gielgud and Ralph Richardson. 270 more words
Although we are lucky in Cardiff that we get a lot of high quality touring theatre productions coming here, it is rare that we see such talented names as Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart tread our boards, especially not in the same play. 295 more words