THE DUMB WAITER: ★★★★ FROM THE STAGE

Posted on 10 December 2020.

Posted in: Theatre Reviews

THE DUMB WAITER: ★★★★ FROM THE STAGE

The Dumb Waiter

Dave Fargnoli | The stage

'Sixty years since its UK premier at the original Hampstead Theatre Club, Harold Pinter’s slow-burn study in tension, The Dumb Waiter, returns to the reopened Hampstead Theatre. Originally programmed for the 2020 spring season it now feels like a prescient choice for our socially distanced times, with its characters stewing in self-imposed isolation and exasperated by ever-changing orders handed down from above.'

'Director Alice Hamilton gives the piece a precise, restrained staging where each methodical movement and protracted pause adds to a pervasive sense of menace...'

 

To read the full review visit The Stage online here.

 

The Dumb Waiter now plays on the Main Stage from 18 - 30 January 2021.

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