Pinter at the pinter
The Jamie Lloyd Company presents an extraordinary season of Harold Pinter's one-act plays on the tenth anniversary of the Nobel Prize winner’s death, performed in the theatre that bears his name.
Pinter at the Pinter is a unique event featuring all twenty short plays written by the greatest British playwright of the 20th Century. They have never before been performed together in a season of this kind.
The twenty plays will be presented in repertoire by a company of world class creatives, many of whom were Harold Pinter’s friends and collaborators. The cast includes Keith Allen, Ron Cook, Phil Davis, Danny Dyer, Paapa Esseidu, Martin Freeman, Rupert Graves, Tamsin Greig, Jane Horrocks, Celia Imrie, Gary Kemp, John Macmillan, Emma Naomi, Tracy-Ann Oberman, Abraham Popoola, John Simm, Maggie Steed, David Suchet and Nicholas Woodeson.
PINTER 1 - MOUNTAIN LANGUAGE, ASHES TO ASHES, ONE FOR THE ROAD AND A NEW WORLD ORDER
CAST- SIR ANTHONY SHER, PAPPA ESSIEDU, MAGGIE STEED, JON CULSHAW, KATE O’FLYNN AND JONJO O’NEILL
ambitious, unsettling and powerfully performed
A remarkable endeavour
terrifying, tantalising power games
4 / 5 stars 4 out of 5 stars.
PINTER 2 -THE LOVER AND THE COLLECTION
CAST- DAVID SUCHET, RUSSELL TOVEY, JOHN MACMILLAN AND HAYLEY SQUIRES
a box set of heavy-handed curios and lethal comedies 4/5
CAST:- Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Con O’Neill, David Suchet, John Simm, Felicity Kendell, Tamsin Greig, Gary Kemp, Russell Tovey, Keith Allen, Lee Evans, Hayley Squires, Jon Culshaw, Tom Edden, Simon Russell Beale, John Heffernan, Kristen Scott Thomas, Kit Harrington, Suranne Jones, Forbes Masson, Patrick Marber, Sheila Hancock, Kate O’Flynn, Paapa Essiedu, Lia Williams, Indira Varma, Maggie Steed, Ron Cook, Jonjo O’Neill, Jon Snow, Samuel West, Jade Anouka, Gawn Grainger, Zawe Ashton
PINTER 3- LANDSCAPE, TROUBLE IN THE WORKS, A KIND OF ALASKA
CAST- TAMSIN GREIG, KEITH ALLEN, LEE EVANS, MEERA SYAL & TOM EDDEN
A superb cast grapples with two of Pinter’s greatest short plays, plus a slew of lightweight sketches
thrilling performances-Surprisingly joyous. I can't wait for the next batch of shows
PINTER 4- MOONLIGHT AND NIGHTSCHOOL
CAST:- ROBERT GLENISTER, BRID BRENNAN, AL WEAVER, DWANE WALCOTT, ISIS HAINSWORTH, JANIE DEE, PETER POLYCARPOU, JESSICA BARDEN, ABBIE FINN
PINTER 5- THE ROOM, VICTORIA STATION AND FAMILY VOICES
CAST:- RUPERT GRAVES, JANE HORROCKS, COLIN MCFARLANE, LUKE THALLON, EMMA NAOMI AND NICHOLAS WOODESON
Jane Horrocks and Rupert Graves offer wonderful performances in a selection of Pinter's shorter works
PINTER 6- CELEBRATION AND PARTY TIME
CAST:- JOHN SIMM, CELIA IMRIE, RON COOK, PHIL DAVIES, KATHERINE KINGSLEY, TRACY-ANN OBERMAN, ELEANOR MATSUURA, GARY KEMP AND ABRAHAM POPOOLA
Pinter Five and Six review: 'the whole cast are cooking with gas'
Showing Pinter’s capacity for being richly entertaining and disquietingly enigmatic
PINTER 7- A SLIGHT ACHE - THE DUMB WAITER
CAST:- MARTIN FREEMAN, DANNY DYER, GEMMA WHELAN AND JOHN HEFFERNAN