Harold Pinter Plays 2: "The Caretaker", "Night School", "The by Harold Pinter

By Harold Pinter

The second one quantity of Harold Pinter's amassed paintings contains The Caretaker. The Caretaker It used to be with this play that Harold Pinter had his first significant good fortune. The obsessive caretaker, Davies, is a vintage comedian production, and his uneasy dating with the enigmatic Aston and Mick a landmark in twentieth-century drama. 'The play is still a masterpiece.' day-by-day Telegraph the gathering This one-act play for tv explores the sexual manoeuvres among within the garments alternate. 'Taps the adrenal move of up to date guilt and anxiety.' Time the sweetheart Richard and Sarah behavior themselves with obvious respectability within the mornings, when dwelling out a chain of erotic rituals within the afternoons. 'Beautifully written...the sexiest play I take into accout seeing at the television.' Sunday instances the amount additionally contains evening university and The Dwarfs, plus 5 revue sketches written through the comparable interval.

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It’s also true that nobody talks much about girl babies leaving the womb. Do they? ROBERT I am prepared to do so. JERRY I see. Well, what have you got to say? ROBERT I was asking you a question. JERRY What was it? ROBERT Why do you assert that boy babies find leaving the womb more of a problem than girl babies? JERRY Have I made such an assertion? ROBERT You went on to make a further assertion, to the effect that boy babies are more anxious about facing the world than girl babies. JERRY Do you yourself believe that to be the case?

ROBERT Yes, I recognised the handwriting. Pause. How is he? EMMA Okay. ROBERT Good. And Judith? EMMA Fine. Pause. ROBERT What about the kids? EMMA I don’t think he mentioned them. ROBERT They’re probably all right, then. If they were ill or something he’d have probably mentioned it. Pause. Any other news? EMMA No. Silence. ROBERT Are you looking forward to Torcello? Pause. How many times have we been to Torcello? Twice. I remember how you loved it, the first time I took you there. You fell in love with it.

JERRY Ah. Is he? ROBERT He’s the one who speaks wonderful Italian. JERRY Yes. Your Italian’s pretty good, isn’t it? ROBERT No. Not at all. JERRY Yes it is. ROBERT No, it’s Emma’s Italian which is very good. Emma’s Italian is very good. JERRY Is it? I didn’t know that. WAITER with bottle. WAITER Corvo Bianco, signore. ROBERT Thank you. JERRY How was it, anyway? Venice. WAITER Venice, signore? Beautiful. A most beautiful place of Italy. You see that painting on the wall? Is Venice. ROBERT So it is.

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