First performed in 1971, this revival of Harold Pinter's three-hander features Kristin Scott Thomas and Lia Williams alternating the roles of Kate and Anna. On the occasion I saw it, Ms Scott Thomas was playing Anna and Ms Williams was Kate. I assume both of these actors are thankful that the play is relatively short (at just 80 minutes, without an interval) since that keeps their task manageable, though still considerably demanding, I would think. Read more
Locked away in a secluded farmhouse, Kate, Deeley and Anna reminisce about their early days together in London but, with conflicting memories and underlying sexual tensions, the past suddenly feels vividly present.