Pinter’s icily compelling study of four elegant lives suddenly shaken by the tremors of sexual jealousy has been chosen by Lord Olivier as the first of a series of outstanding modern plays.
Who is the sinister telephone caller who disturbs dress designer Harry Kane at four in the morning? What does he want with Harry’s young friend Bill? Why does Stella, a smart London boutique owner, find her husband with obsessive strangeness?
Printer brilliantly displays his mask of dark humour, sudden menace and an ever-presence sense of dread. Purcell’s theme music is arranged by Michael Lankester. Costumes are by Beatrice Dawson.