Sheridan Morley (review date 5 December 1998)
SOURCE: Morley, Sheridan. “Pinter Power.” Spectator 281, no. 8887 (5 December 1998): 60.
[In the following review, Morley comments that Pinter's Betrayal is stylish but ultimately empty.]
Of all Harold Pinter's plays, his 1978 Betrayal about a three-cornered affair, loosely based on his own with the broadcaster Joan Bakewell, is perhaps the most familiar and easily revivable in the commercial theatre. As so often this season, one could have wished that Trevor Nunn, director of both...
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