Ashes to Ashes

Author(s): Harold Pinter
Set in the living room of a pleasant house outside London. Devlin questions Rebecca relentlessly about an abusive ex-lover. Rebecca mixes her own experiences of violence with those of history, and in the last scene of the play, she loses herself in the experience of a woman who is forced to give up her baby at a train station before being transported to a concentration camp.
Format: Drama
Cast Size:1M/1F
Character breakdown:

Devlin
Rebecca

Snapshot

Original or Prominent Production:
First performed in Dutch by Toneelgroep Amsterdam, 1996. English premiere by the Royal Court Theatre at the Ambassadors Theatre, London, September 12, 1996.
Nationality of Author: English
Original Language: English
Publisher:

Grove Press

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