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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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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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Trelawny of the Wells – Donmar Warehouse, London

Writer: Arthur Wing Pinero (1898) With some most respectful additions and ornamentation by Patrick Marber (2013) Director: Joe Wright Reviewer: Michael Gray [rating:4] If you're a successful young movie director seeking to make your mark on the legitimate stage, you'd struggle to find a more "theatrical" piece than Trelawny of the Wells. Pinero's affectionate, autobiographical, and frequently very funny, look ...

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