Hampstead Theatre, London, London, United Kingdom
*Dates postponed to January 2021*
Ben and Gus have a job to do. But as they await instructions in a derelict building, they start to receive strange messages via a dumb waiter...
Harold Pinter’s iconic masterpiece originally premiered as part of Hampstead Theatre’s first ever season in 1960. Sixty years on, this brilliant comedy makes a highly anticipated return home for its 60th Anniversary Production.
Pinter wrote twenty-nine plays including The Birthday Party, The Caretaker, The Homecoming and Betrayal. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2005.
Alice Hamilton’s directing credits include the Olivier-nominated Every Day I Make Greatness Happen and Paradise (both Hampstead Downstairs), The Weatherman (Park Theatre) and While We’re Here (Bush).
Alec Newman returns to Hampstead following his critically acclaimed performances in Hapgood, Alligators and Uncle Vanya. TV credits include Call the Midwife and Eullenia.
Shane Zaza makes his Hampstead Theatre debut. Recent theatre credits include Europe (Donmar Warehouse) and Frankenstein (Royal Exchange Theatre). TV credits include Happy Valley, Press and Black Mirror.
COVID-19 Booking Information
In the event of The Dumb Waiter being postponed, you will receive a full refund or credit to be used for any show at Hampstead.
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