BBC Radio 4, 8 May 2008
Peter Kavanagh’s revival of Harold Pinter’s
Landscape was concerned with loneliness.
In a country house kitchen, the past is brewing up again, but as ever with Pinter we cannot trust it to be a real one.
Beth (Penelope Wilton) and Duff (Harold Pinter himself) sat across a table, Beth dreaming of a summer of love in her youth.
A beach, a man couched in the dunes. Was it Duff? Someone else? And why is he there now? The play offered a morbid post mortem
on the causes of people’s sense of lack of fulfilment in their lives.