Harold Pinter’s ‘Betrayal’ takes to stage in Diss

11:03 11 May 2012

Open Space Theatre Company presents ‘Betrayal’ by Harold Pinter at Diss Corn Hall on Thursday, May 24, at 7.30pm.

Betrayal touches many people at various times in their lives, whether it involves a wife or husband, a friend or a work colleague.

Harold Pinter’s most famous play is about an extra-marital affair but its underlying theme is not sex or adultery but the behaviour of betrayal; the lies, the evasions, the sudden dangers, the panic and the contradictory feelings behind deftly engineered masks.

And by moving backwards in time, Pinter’s brilliantly crafted script replaces the question of “what happens next” with the deeper “how” and “why”.

Tickets £9.50/£8. Box Office, 01379 652241 or visit 11am-4pm, Monday-Saturday.


Other Diss events

Thursday, October 1, 2015
Mike Sarson, from TW Gaze, who will be the auctioneer at the GoGoDragons sale. Photo : Steve Adams

After spending the summer decorating the streets of Norwich and winning a huge army of fans, tonight is the night that the city’s GoGoDragons! are set to be auctioned off and fly to their new homes.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Bungay Castle Food & Drink Fair part of the Waveney Valley Food & Drink Festival.
Official opening of the 2014 event by Peter Aldous MP with Keith Parker festival chairman the Mayor of Bungay, Bungay Town Crier and the Town Reeve.

Picture: James Bass

There’ll be a welcome in the valley this weekend as the Waveney Valley Food and Drink Festival returns to help put the area’s food on the culinary map. STACIA BRIGGS takes a cook’s tour of the festival.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
EDP People's Choice Awards nominee - Frozen Light.

Inspiring artists, much-loved venues and spectacular events are among the people’s choice when it comes to Norfolk’s stars of the arts.

Most Read

Local Weather



max temp: 15°C

min temp: 7°C

Digital Edition

Read the Diss Mercury e-edition today E-edition