Harold Pinter’s early masterpiece The Dumb Waiter is a dark tragicomedy set in a dingy basement where two hitmen, Ben and Gus, wait on orders for their next job. As the atmosphere becomes stale and their differences become more visible, a deep-seated tension begins to stifle their relationship.
Directed by critically acclaimed actor and director, Martin Hutson whose work includes; Twelfth Night, Henry V, and Art which he directed for ERT. Starring Frazer Hammill and Nicholas Figgis as Ben and Gus, who both recently appeared in John Godber’s adaptation of Moby Dick.
The ERT Team: We have a committed Board, comprising of professional theatre-makers and business experts. Patrons: Dame Judi Dench and Sir Mark Rylance Ambassadors: John Godber & Richard Bean Associated Artists: Mark Addy, Berwick Kaler, William Houston, Anna Maxwell-Martin, David Bradley Directors of the Board: Adrian Rawlins – Artistic Director Vincent Regan – Creative Director Chris Wade – Music and Comedy Programming Anne Cooper – Planning and Funding Sue Kirkman – Manager John Merrylees – Technical Production Tom Wilders – Finance