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The Lover

Harold Pinter

Short Play, Drama  /  1f, 2m

The Lover
by Harold Pinter

Richard and Sarah have created fictional lovers, Max and Sarah. They indulge in erotic wish fulfilment and thus keep the marriage refreshed. Then Richard begins to upset the status quo by refusing to allow the distinct halves of their relationship to…

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    1f, 2m
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    • Adult
Description
Richard and Sarah have created fictional lovers, Max and Sarah. They indulge in erotic wish fulfilment and thus keep the marriage refreshed. Then Richard begins to upset the status quo by refusing to allow the distinct halves of their relationship to remain separate. The afternoons have been for Max, the evenings for Richard. This evening, Max encroaches on Richard's preserve.

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Performing Groups
Cautions
  • Alcohol
  • Intense Adult Themes
  • Nudity/Partial Nudity

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  • Time Period: Contemporary

Casting

1f, 2m
Cast Attributes
M2 (30s) F1 (early 30s).

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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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