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A Kind of Alaska (Other Places)

Harold Pinter

Short Play, Drama  /  2f, 1m

A Kind of Alaska (from the triple bill Other Places)
by Harold Pinter

Deborah was a lively 16-year-old and part of a close-knit family when she fell victim to sleeping sickness. Twenty-nine years later, having been watched over throughout by the same doctor, she comes to life and gradually tries to adjust to the world …

A Kind of Alaska (Other Places)

by  Harold Pinter

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    2f, 1m
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    • Adult
    • Senior
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Deborah was a lively 16-year-old and part of a close-knit family when she fell victim to sleeping sickness. Twenty-nine years later, having been watched over throughout by the same doctor, she comes to life and gradually tries to adjust to the world around her.
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  • Mild Adult Themes

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  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Setting: A room

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2f, 1m
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M1 (60s) F2 (40s)

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Harold Pinter

Harold Pinter was born in London in 1930. He lived with Antonia Fraser from 1975 until his death on Christmas Eve 2008. (They were married in 1980). After studying at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and the Central School of Speech and Drama, he worked as an actor under the stage name David Baron. Following his s ...

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