The Jamie Lloyd Company presents a complete season of Harold Pinter's one-act plays to celebrate the legacy of the Nobel Prize-winning British writer on the 10th anniversary of his death.
The brutality of family life and the subjectivity of memory are explored in the emotionally raw and richly funny Moonlight, directed by Olivier Award winner Lyndsey Turner, in which the past haunts the dark, lonely recesses of a dying father’s bedroom.
An East End criminal returns home from prison to find his room has been occupied by a mysterious woman with a secret. Set in the sweaty nightclubs and claustrophobic boarding houses of 1960s London, this is a rare opportunity to see the brilliantly witty and vivid Night School, directed by the inventive young director, Ed Stambollouian.
Pinter’s dialogue is sharply comic
An intriguing, if uneven, double-bill of Pinter's one-act plays
Ed Stambollouian’s ravishing, bare-staged revival gives us a heady sense of something strange and familiar
The problem is that each character seems to exist in a different Pinter play – and however sophisticated the staging, the actual setup feels dated
Surprisingly joyous. I can't wait for the next batch of shows
From brittle incredulity to hallucinatory mystery
Pinter Four brings us just two dramas, both enigmatic, unsettling works about secrets and hostilities behind bedroom doors
Minor but compelling double bill