Consummate performance of enigmatic Pinter masterwork
No Man’s Land
Wyndham’s Theatre, London WC2
HAROLD PINTER’S play employs the metaphorical concept of “no man’s land” to explore the contested and indeterminate space between memory and identity in this enigmatic and beautifully written work.
The action takes place within the confines of the Hampstead home of the wealthy elderly writer Hirst (Patrick Stewart) who has brought home Spooner (Ian McKellen), a failed poet and potman who may be an old friend or, equally, a stranger.
The opaque verbal sparring between the two which ensues is quintessential “Pinterland” and any attempt to pin... read more
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