Betrayal

Rapture Theatre and The Byre Theatre, St Andrews
Presents
Betrayal by Harold Pinter

Desire.... Deceit... Betrayal!
Harold Pinter's modern classic is a scintillating tale of friendship, love and adultery set in the world of writing and literature.
Jerry is having an affair with Emma! However, Emma is the wife of Jerry's best friend Robert! Will Robert ever find out? Will the affair test Jerry and Robert's friendship to breaking point? Are Emma and Jerry really in love or is it just...... Betrayal?

Journeying from a cosmopolitan London to Mediterranean Venice and back, moving backwards and forwards in time, Pinter's play captures the grand passions and the sly maneuverings of the human heart. Rumoured to be based on Pinter's alleged affair with BBC presenter Joan Bakewell this is the classic love triangle with a twist. Dramatically ironic and painfully funny this is Pinter at his best and is a must see.

 

Cast

Emma                              Claire Swinburne
Jerry                                 Paul Albertson
Robert                              David Tarkenter
Waiter                               David Walshe

Director                            Michael Emans
Designer                           Lyn McAndrew
Lighting Designer            Stephen Sinclair

 

What the Papers Said:
"Superbly crafted performances all round" - The Stage
"Michael Emans' beautifully structured and handsomely staged revival" - The Stage

 

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