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Betrayal: The Northcott Theatre, Exeter

Writer: Harold Pinter Director: Paul Jepson Reviewer: Charlotte Robson   Harold Pinter’s iconic play comes to the Northcott Theatre as the debut of the new Artistic and Executive Director, Paul Jepson. The story of Emma, Robert and Jerry – wife, husband, and lover, but not necessarily always in that order. Allegedly based on real events from the life of the ...

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Betrayal – Old Joint Stock Theatre, Birmingham

Writer: Harold Pinter Director: Rich Bunn Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Hot on the heels of their success with The Public Reviews’ Central Region Fringe Best Fringe or Studio Production 2013, Tea at Five, the Old Joint Stock Theatre Company returns with Harold Pinter’s “memory play”, Betrayal, which Pinter wrote in 1978. Although fictional, it is inspired by the events in his ...

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The Public Reviews 2014 Preview: Part II

In our second instalment of our 2014 previews our regional editors in Scotland, Central and South West talk us through the productions that are getting them excited throughout the year. SCOTLAND: Lauren Humphries The temperature is falling, the urge to hibernate is strong but 2014 promises to be a knockout year in Scottish theatre. You’d be forgiven for thinking that ...

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Betrayal – Oldham Coliseum

Writer: Harold Pinter Directer: Michael Cabot Reviewer: Katherine Kirwin [Rating:3] London Classic Theatre have brilliant timing with this production of Betrayal; just as Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz are selling out Broadway at $250 a seat with their production of Betrayal, interest in Pinter’s 1978 play is at an all-time high. It’s unsurprising that Betrayal’s appeal remains thirty-five years after ...

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Betrayal – Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds

Writer: Harold Pinter Director: Michael Cabot Reviewer: Glen Pearce [rating:3] Trying to capture the essence of a Pinter play in print is notoriously difficult. As much is said in what is left unsaid as there is in the script itself. His characteristic pregnant pauses and economy of exposition requiring the audience to carry out their share of detective work. Betrayal ...

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