Directed by Jamie Lloyd
and A Kind of Alaska
, directed by Jamie Lloyd
, are spellbinding evocations of loneliness, isolation and the strange mists of time.
is a minimalist marvel: a woman is locked in a beautiful memory and her husband demands to be heard. In A Kind of Alaska
, Deborah awakes from a twenty-nine-year sleep and is suspended between the conscious and unconscious worlds. In Monologue
, a loner addresses an absent friend who disappeared many years ago.
will appear in an eclectic mixed bill alongside stage and screen favourite Meera Syal
. They join the previously announced Keith Allen
and Tamsin Greig
from 25th October to 8th December, for 23 performances only. Evans will perform the poignantly witty Monologue
and a selection of Pinter's most hilarious comedy sketches. Evans and Syal will perform, amongst other pieces, the sketch Apart From That
, whilst Syal also joins Allen and Greig in A Kind of Alaska
. The play, performed alongside Landscape
, movingly captures the oneiric nature of memory.
In addition, long-term Pinter collaborator Penelope Wilton
, Harriet Jones in Doctor Who
) will make 12 special guest appearances to perform the witty monologue Tess
- written specifically for her by Pinter - from the 19th November.
Cast includes Lee Evans
, Tamsin Greig
, Meera Syal
, Tom Edden
and Keith Allen
and at select performances Penelope Wilton
About the Pinter at the Pinter season
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. This unique theatrical event will play at the Harold Pinter Theatre from 6 September 2018 to 23 February 2019, and promises an unforgettable celebration of the 'most influential, provocative and poetic dramatist of his generation
' (The Guardian).
Cast and Creatives