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Pinter Six: Party Time / Celebration – Harold Pinter Theatre, London

Writer: Harold Pinter Director: Jamie Lloyd Reviewer: Stephen Bates Harold Pinter’s career as a writer encompassed an era of unprecedented social mobility in Britain. Sparked by the end of post-War austerity, new opportunities opened up for the once disadvantaged, London’s East End and West End began to merge and members of the working classes moved up society’s ladder. The sixth ...

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Pinter 4: Moonlight / Night School – Harold Pinter Theatre, London

Writer: Harold Pinter Directors: Lyndsey Turner and Ed Stambollouian Reviewer: Maryam Philpott After three successful collections, Jamie Lloyd hands over the directorial reigns for the fourth outing of Pinter at the Pinter with mixed results. Lyndsey Turner directs the 1993 70-minute piece Moonlight while Ed Stambollouian takes charge of the latest revival of 1979’s Night School, which together give Pinter ...

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Pinter at the Pinter: Pinter Two – Harold Pinter Theatre, London

Featured Plays: The Lover and The Collection Writer: Harold Pinter Director: Jamie Lloyd Reviewer: Alex Ramon The first production in Jamie Lloyd’s ambitious six month season of Harold Pinter’s work brings together a selection of the playwright’s post-1980 political pieces for an intense and sometimes hard-hitting evening. This second production is a more overtly crowd-pleasing proposition. Often staged together, The ...

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Pinter at the Pinter: Pinter One – Harold Pinter Theatre, London

Featured Plays: Press Conference, Precisely, The New World Order, Mountain Language, American Football, The Pres and an Officer, Death, One for the Road, Ashes to Ashes  Writer: Harold Pinter Director: Jamie Lloyd and Lia Williams Reviewer: Alex Ramon One of the most highly anticipated events of the year in London theatre, Jamie Lloyd’s six month season of Harold Pinter’s One ...

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The Maids – Trafalgar Studios, London

Zawe Ashton and Uzo Aduba In The Maids

Writer: Jean Genet Translators: Benedict Andrews &Andrew Upton Director: Jamie Lloyd Reviewer: Daniel Perks   What would you do if driven to desperation? We all feel at times as though we are stuck in a job that is going nowhere, or simply observers instead of participators in life. But there are some that are so stuck in their work that ...

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The Homecoming – Trafalgar Studios, London

Gary Kemp, Gemma Chan, Ron Cook, in The Homecoming

Writer: Harold Pinter Director: Jamie Lloyd Reviewer: Stephen Bates   Explaining the link between plays chosen for his recent seasons at Trafalgar Studios, Jamie Lloyd stated that they all question what it is to be British. He now brings his company back to the same theatre with a 50th Anniversary revival of Harold Pinter’s masterpiece, The Homecoming, a biting, dark ...

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WHAT’S HOT: Week Beginning 19th January 2015

As the pantomimes and Christmas shows pack up from their runs over the festive period, theatres around the UK are this week beginning to get back into some normality. From a new work exploring the race for nuclear armament, to revivals of masterworks from some of theatre’s greatest writers there is a host of great works to see all across ...

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