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Booking from 6 September 2018 until 20 October 2018
Last seen in the West End in 2016 with Doctor Faustus, The Jamie Lloyd Company return for another London residency. Taking place from September 2018 to February 2019 at the Harold Pinter Theatre, the Pinter at the Pinter Season celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Nobel Prize-winning playwright, opening with One for the Road / The New World Order / Mountain Language / Ashes to Ashes.

One for the Road is one of Harold Pinter’s most dangerous plays, documenting potent politics. Originally published in 1984, the one-act piece sees a completely ruthless and terrifying government official interrogate a rebel and his family. But as the torture pursues, it becomes increasingly clear that he may be more tortured than the victims themselves…

One of Pinter’s later works, The New World Order continues the themes of power and politics, exploring how the abuse of power and domination is legitimised in the name of freedom and democracy. As the tensions increase, two brutal interrogators prepare to inflict severe punishment on a blind-folded rebel.

Ashes to Ashes is the final play of the evening, directed by multi-award-winning stage and screen actress Lia Williams, who most recently appeared in the Almeida’s Mary Stuart. A richly atmospheric, compelling play, Ashes to Ashes takes place in a couple’s living room and explores how the dark nightmare of human atrocity can affect them.

Promising to feature a star-studded cast, the season opens with the most provocative of the playwright’s short plays. Playing in rep with The Lover / The Collection starring David Suchet, One for the Road / The New World Order / Mountain Language / Ashes to Ashes kicks off the season, playing at the Harold Pinter Theatre from September 6th to October 20th 2018, with an official opening on September 28th 2018.

Child Friendly?

One for the Road / The New World Order / Mountain Language / Ashes to Ashes may not be suitable for children.

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