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Critical Review by Michael Vestey

SOURCE: Vestey, Michael. “Plugging Pinter.” Spectator 285, no. 8985 (21 October 2000): 68.

In the following review of several radio broadcasts of plays by Pinter, Vestey asserts that Pinter's dramas are deeply unsatisfying.

I've never forgotten a remark the director Bryan Forbes made to me many years ago when I went to interview him about a film he was making at the time. We got on to the subject of critics and their fanciful interpretations of what a film or play might mean, and he mentioned the last scene of his POW film King Rat. It ends, if my memory is correct, with the leading character (I think James Fox) facing the camera and standing upright in the back of a lorry and holding on to each side of the vehicle with arms outstretched as it receded into the distance...

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