The Hothouse


Harold Pinter

Published by Faber & Faber

This play was written in 1956 but was not produced until 1980. Set in what turns out to be a government-run mental home this play is a black comedy which examines bureaucratic power. This edition includes the revisions made by the author following his own production of the play in Hampstead and the West End. Other plays by this author include "The Caretaker", "The Birthday Party", "No Man's Land" and "Old Times" and his screenplays include "The Servant", "Accident" and "The Go-Between".

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