Harold Pinter | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Sheridan Morley

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of Harold Pinter.
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Critical Review by Sheridan Morley

SOURCE: Morley, Sheridan. “Top Hats and No Trousers.” New Statesman 132, no. 4637 (12 May 2003): 46.

In the following review, Morley comments that the stage adaptation of Pinter's novel The Dwarfs doesn't really work as a play.

“Farce,” the late Ben Travers once told me, “is all about doors. They have to open and close at embarrassing moments, and the wrong people have to keep coming through them.” Nobody, at least in this country, has ever known more about farce than “Big Ben”. It is therefore courageous of Sam Walters to produce and direct Georges Feydeau's The Game Hunter on the Orange Tree's open stage, without so much as a convenient door—or even cupboard—in sight.

If you sit stage...

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