A Night Out

A drama, by Harold Pinter. Directed by Nikki Etheridge
July 2013

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Synopsis

Albert Stokes is a loner who lives with his emotionally-suffocating mother. After being falsely accused of groping a female at an office party, he wanders the streets until he meets a girl who invites him to her flat, where he responds to her overtures by angrily demeaning her. Then he returns home to his mother...

The play was first performed on BBC radio on 1 March 1960. Pinter's acting-school classmate and friend Barry Foster played Albert Stokes, Pinter himself played one of the office workers, and Vivien Merchant – Pinter's first wife – played the Girl. Its performance on television the next month was Pinter's first big television success as a playwright. Presented on ABC Television’s Armchair Theatre, it was viewed by 6.4 million households, at that time a record for a single television drama.

Acts and Scenes

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Cast and Crew

Albert Stokes Currently unspecified
Mrs Stokes Currently unspecified
Seeley Currently unspecified
Kedge Currently unspecified
Barman Currently unspecified
Old man Currently unspecified
Mr King Currently unspecified
Mr Ryan Currently unspecified
Gidney Currently unspecified
Joyce Currently unspecified
Eileen Currently unspecified
Betty Currently unspecified
Horne Currently unspecified
Barrow Currently unspecified
The Girl Currently unspecified

Performance Dates

Wed 10th Jul 2013 at 7:45 PM
Thu 11th Jul 2013 at 7:45 PM
Fri 12th Jul 2013 at 7:45 PM
Sat 13th Jul 2013 at 2:00 PM
Sat 13th Jul 2013 at 7:45 PM

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