Photographs of Betrayal by Harold Pinter (National Theatre production, 1978)

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Directed by Peter Hall, the 1978 National Theatre production of Betrayal by Harold Pinter starred Penelope Wilton as Emma, Michael Gambon as Jerry and Daniel Massey as Robert.

Full title:
Photographs of Betrayal by Harold Pinter at the National Theatre starring Penelope Wilton as Emma, Michael Gambon as Jerry and Daniel Massey as Robert. 1978 dir: Peter Hall
Created:
November 1978, National Theatre, London
Format:
Photograph / Image
Creator:
Donald Cooper [photographer]
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© Donald Cooper / Photostage
www.photostage.co.uk

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Photostage
Shelfmark:
00025102; 00031218

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