No Man’s Land by Harold Pinter, Directed by William B. Davis


By Harold Pinter

Directed by WILLIAM B. DAVIS


The Smoking Gun Collective is back with Nobel Prize Winner Harold Pinter’s No Man’s Land.

Under the direction of William B. Davis, The Smoking Gun Collective, which brought you the thrilling J.B. Priestley’s, An Inspector Calls and Chekhov’s masterpiece, The Cherry Orchard, is proud to present, “No Man’s Land”.

A rare opportunity to see this classicby Harold Pinter, considered by the Nobel academy “The foremost representative of British drama in the second half of the twentieth century.”

The story seems simple but is anything but. A reclusive but once famous writer – Hirst – has invited the struggling minor poet – Spooner – for a late-night drink. Spooner, it seems, has more in mind than a mere drink but has to deal with Hirst’s manservants, Foster and Briggs. Pinter’s characteristic menace leads to a deeper exploration of memory and the meaning of life.

About the Cast:

X-File star, William B Davis, leads a cast with Jack Rigg, John Prowse and Chris Walters, all familiar members of The Smoking Gun Collective (An Inspector Calls, The Cherry Orchard).

About the Director:

William B. Davis’ directing career spans decades, from directing Donald Sutherland in Two for the Seesaw at the Chesterfield Rep in England, Brian Cox in A Man for All Seasons at the Dundee Rep in Scotland in the early sixties to directing No Man’s Land in Vancouver in 2022. In between he has directed well over 150 plays in various theatres across Canada, the UK, and the US. His most recent plays include The Cherry Orchard (2018) An Inspector Calls (2017) A Man For All Seasons (2015), The Habit of Art (2013), Hay Fever (2011) at Jericho Arts Centre, and Homeward Bound with Western Gold Theatre in 2017.

About the Creative and Production Team:

Directed by William B. Davis. Assistant Director: Douglas Abel. Set & Lighting design by Glenn MacDonald. Props design by Linda Begg. Costumes design by Julie White. Stage management by Andy Sandberg. Graphic design by Caroline Soudani. Produced by Emmanuelle Davis.

The play will be at PAL Theatre, 581 Cardero st, Vancouver, From November 26 to December 9 Tuesday to Saturday evenings at 7:30 PM
Sunday matinees at 2:00 PM
Talkbacks on Tuesdays and Sundays 

Ticket price: $30 or email us for special discount for groups of 10 people or more. 

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