10th May - 5th June 2022


Flying Colours Productions Presents
Harold Pinter's THE DWARFS

Three old school friends, Mark, Pete and Len, knock about the streets, pubs and cafes of East London arguing the toss about art, life and love. The fourth member of their tight-knit group is Virginia, a young teacher. As autumn draws in, each of the friends finds their perception of one another and themselves irrevocably changed.

THE DWARFS is adapted from Harold Pinter’s only novel. Semi-autobiographical, it is a fascinating, disturbing and humorous study which contains the seeds of all his subsequent work.


The show will run at The White Bear Theatre from the 10th of May till the 5th of June, with previews being held on the 10th and 11th of May.



“This was a brave, bold attempt to capture the essence of the Kerry Lee Crabbe script. It made me want to go back to Harold’s novel. Which is always a good sign.


— Michael Billington | ex-Guardian Theatre Critic and Harold Pinter's Biographer




“So enjoyed The Dwarfs tonight. How mesmerising Harold’s words are. The talented, watchable cast were all equally good and personable. Fascinating to see this play in the light of Harold’s later work.


— Valerie Grove | Former Feature Writer, Interviewer and Columnist for The Times



Director Harry Burton has a long association with directing work by Harold Pinter including the critically acclaimed 50th anniversary West End production of 'The Dumb Waiter' in 2007 starring Jason Isaacs as Ben and Lee Evans as Gus; 'The Room' (Royal Court Theatre), 'The Lover' (Bridewell), and he directed the acclaimed Channel 4 documentary, 'Working with Pinter’.


Creative Team:


Director Harry Burton
Producer Kristin Tarry
Producer Charlie MacGechan
Associate Producer Jessica Pearce
Casting Director Martin Poile (currently Casting Assistant at the Royal Shakespeare Company)

Broadway World
Alastair Macaulay
The Understudy
London Pub Theatres Magazine
Aline Waites Reviews
Tickets & Ticket Information
Cast & Creatives


£18 Full

£14 Concessions

Performance Times

Tue - Sat 19:30

Sat 15:00

Sun 16:00

Concessions Notice

Concessions are only accepted for pensioners, unemployed, students and under16s.


Please Note:

This performance runs for 90 mins without an interval

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