Cast & Crew
|Lobb||Edward De Souza|
|Miss Cutts||Angela Pleasance|
During a performance of The Hothouse I noticed Pinter in a box, watching the play, and wondered if he would do this for every performance. It seemed unlikely that the play would need such close nursing. He appeared to be alone. Leaving the theatre I saw him with Lauren Bacall. They were chatting happily and later he directed her in Sweet Bird of Youth. I saw the play and it was staged with Bacall lying in bed for the much of the first act. The foot of the bed was downstage, so I had a good view of what I thought must be Lauren Bacall’s very large feet. She also seemed too strong and healthy in the role. However, the life of the theatre or theatrical life must be a joy when you get to direct Bacall.
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