The action takes place in London and Venice between 1977 and 1968.
- Stage Manager - Graham Clements
- Assistant Stage Managers - Carole Coyne & Rodney Quinn
- Lighting Designer - Anna Callender
- Sound Design - Kevin Leech
- Production Assistant - Jen Palmer-Violet
- Lighting, Sound & Projections Operator - Kevin Leech
- Scenic Artist - Carole Ironside
- Construction - Graham Clements, Chaz Doyle, Carole Ironside, Mark Ireson & Cast
- Costume Co-ordinator & Dresser - Jane O'Hanlon
- Costumes - SLT wardrobe, cast & crew.
- Props & Furniture - Alan Buckman, cast & crew
- Poster & Captions Design - Mark Ireson & Bryon Fear
- Production Photography - Chris Patmore
The cast and crew would like to thank: Carrie Andrews for rehearsal space and copious hospitality; Mark Gibson and Hazel Hindle for coming to the rescue with transportation; Lisa Thomas for her extensive knowledge of the SLT wardrobe; Gavin Parker for last minute lighting assistance; Anton Krause, our Theatre Committee rep; and, especially, all the volunteers in the bar, box office and front of house teams. SLT would fall apart without your hard work.
The music played between scenes was a selection from Glenn Gould's 1955 recording of JS Bach's Goldberg Variations
Some of the nice things that folk said about the production on Facebook:
Eddie Coleman: "A big BIG thanks to Mark Ireson and cast and crew for letting us watch a dress of Betrayal yesterday (we're on our hols this week so wouldn't have seen it). I don't think I'm betraying any confidences...by saying that this is an excellent production of an excellent play. At the end I wanted more, it was that good. Book your tickets, tell your friends; Pinter at SLT - fab!"
Charlotte Benstead: "Was lucky enough to see a preview of Betrayal today! Mark Ireson directs the fabulous Steve, Daniel and Victoria as well as a lovely small role from Matthew - I didn't know it before but just read it is based on Pinter's own affair with Joan Bakewell - who knew 2 national treasures were up to that sort of thing back in the 1970's! It is a really good show, gripping stuff and the cast have a beautiful dynamic and take on (and succeed) in a great delivery of this notoriously tough author. Tip top - highly recommended and have a great run y'all!"
Simon Gleisner: "Well done to Mark Ireson and all the cast and crew for tonight's performance of Betrayal. A very nicely judged production with excellent performances all round. Intriguing, amusing and engaging. Go see it."
Kait Feeney-Nash: "So pleased to see the humour brought out. I have seen a number of Betrayal productions & some completely missed the humour. Well done!"
Audrey Lindsay: "Mesmerising performances."
Lily Ann Green Coleman: "Absolutely fab."
...and Sardines magazine had a lengthy review, which can be found here
Reminiscences and Anecdotes
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