Harold Pinter's Old Times confirmed for 2013 West End run

Posted: 12th October 2012
Kristin Scott Thomas, Rufus Swell and Lia Williams will star in the playwright's tense sexual drama, tickets on sale now

The legacy of East Londoner, award-winning Nobel Laureate and playwright Harold Pinter has been continuing strongly since his passing away in 2008 - as well as his work being performed posthumously, the Comedy Theatre in Panton Street, London, was renamed the Harold Pinter Theatre at the end of 2011. The venue is about to round-off a successful run of Alan Ayckbourn's "A Chorus of Disapproval" (limited seats left, by the way) and has already announced its replacement in the form of a classic by the man whose name graces the building's facade.

Beginning in January for a three-month residency is Pinter's nostalgically emotive drama tells the story of three people holed-up in a secluded cottage. Kate and Deeley are married, while Kate's friend Anna arrives to stay with them. Initially Deeley denies ever having met Anna before but, as the play unwinds, accounts from the characters begin to differ and the past becomes as confused as their own recounted memories.

As an added twist to proceedings, the roles of Kate or Anna will be performed in alternation by Kristin Scott Thomas and Lia Williams, while Rufus Sewell will play the part of Deeley.

We now have tickets for all shows running from 12th January to 6th April 2013, priced from £10 to £85 - tickets are already selling quickly!

Paul Pledger