Pinter's semi-autobiographical play examining the surprise attraction, shy first steps, gradual flowering, and treasonous deception of a woman's extramarital affair with her husband's best friend; the entire story is told from the husband's point of view, with the scenes in precise reverse chronological order.
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In every life...for every love...with every trust...there is a risk of Betrayal.
Did You Know?
Screen-writer and source playwright Harold Pinter
based the story on his seven year secret extra-marital affair with television presenter Joan Bakewell
, which had occurred between the years 1962 and 1969. At the time, Pinter had been married to actress Vivien Merchant
, whilst Bakewell had been married to producer-director Michael Bakewell
. Both marriages resulted in separation and divorce. See more
[after his wife tells him that she's been having an affair with his best friend
Where does it take place? Must be a bit awkward. I mean we've got two kids, he's got two kids not to mention a wife.
Referenced in Irreversible