Betrayal is a play written by Harold Pinter in 1978. Critically regarded as one of
the English ... a seven-year affair involving a married couple, Emma and Robert,
and Robert's "close frien...
Oct 19, 2013 ... Chart the history of Harold Pinter's illicit drama 'Betrayal.' ... work on the script,
without the approval of his ex-lover—it is called Betrayal, after all. ... who wrote, “I
can't think of another recent film that is simultaneously so funny, ...
Betrayal is Pinter's latest full-length play since the enormous success of No .....
The Finn-Britt Players, and finally decided to try this one out in written form as
well. ..... Often called a sly comedy of sexual manners, BETRAYAL encompasses
In nine scenes we move back through the stages of the affair, until the play ends
... Pinter has never written anything simpler, sadder or funnier than Betrayal.
Dec 25, 2008 ... In more than 30 plays — written between 1957 and 2000 and ... “The
Homecoming” and “Betrayal” — Mr. Pinter captured the anxiety and .... When he
was called up for military service at 18, as a pacifist he refused to serve.
Discussion of themes and motifs in Harold Pinter's Betrayal. ... The play takes one
of the most familiar of dramatic situations—an adulterous love affair—and uses ...
1In the near twenty years since Betrayal was written1 the play has become .... on
its head, Pinter emphasizes what Eric Berne has called time-structuring and its
..... 14 Quoted in Katherine H. Burkman, The Dramatic World of Harold Pinter: Its ...
Oct 27, 2013 ... Mike Nichols and his cast get so much wrong in the Broadway revival of Harold
Pinter's Betrayal ... So the design is lovely, the cast is appealing and the play
itself, while ... Mind you, Betrayal isn't one of Pinter's early studies of vicious bums
... Restraint, understatement and precision with language ar...
Jun 12, 2011 ... As a new production of 'Betrayal' opens, Joan Bakewell reveals how the couple ...
character from his very first play, a one-acter called The Room, commissioned by
... It is more than 30 years now since Harold wrote that play.
Dec 25, 2008 ... Harold Pinter, who has died aged 78, was a playwright, poet, actor, director, and
... of the people in it — would be called unconsciously into question by their
statements. ... Before he was 20 he saw few plays but wrote hundreds of poems,
short .... Betrayal (1978) was Pinter's first play since No Man's Land, ...