The Caretaker (Crucible Theatre Pinter: A Celebration and tour)
The Caretaker (Crucible Theatre Pinter: A Celebration and tour)

The Caretaker (Crucible Theatre Pinter: A Celebration and tour) (2006)

The Caretaker (Crucible Theatre Pinter: A Celebration and tour)

The Caretaker (1959)

Date from

11 October 2006

Performance times: 19:30. Special gala evening performance on 27 October, at 19:00, to raise funds for the Crucible’s Capital Redevelopment Campaign.

Date to

11 November 2006

No of Performances Unknown
Touring Yes
Language English


Crucible Theatre, Sheffield (Est. 1971)

11-Oct-2006 to 11-Nov-2006

Theatre Royal, Brighton (Est. 1807)

23-Jan-2007 to 27-Jan-2007

Richmond Theatre (Est. 1899)

30-Jan-2007 to 03-Feb-2007

Tricycle Theatre (Est. 1980)

13-Mar-2007 to 14-Apr-2007

Linked Productions

Family Voices (Crucible Theatre, Pinter: A Celebration) (2006)


No Man's Land (rehearsed reading) (Crucible Theatre, Pinter: A Celebration) (2006)


Linked People

Jamie Lloyd (1980)

Creative | Director

Soutra Gilmour

Creative | Set Designer

Oliver Fenwick

Creative | Lighting Designer

Samuel West (1966)

Production | Producer

Artistic Director of the Crucible Theatre at the time.

Linked Organisations

Sheffield Theatres (Producing & Receiving House | Est. Unknown)



Davies (Age: old, Male)

Described as 'an old man'

Performer: David Bradley (1942)

Mick (Age: late twenties, Male)

Aston's brother

Performer: Nigel Harman (1973)

Aston (Age: early thirties, Male)

Mick's brother

Performer: Con O'Neill (1966)

Linked Awards

No award have been added to this production record yet.


Programme front (Image)

Type: Theatre programme

Programme content for The Caretaker production (Image)

Type: Programme content

Front and back of programme for the Sheffield Theatres XI vs. Gaieties cricket match. (Image)

Type: Programme content

The cricket match was the opening event (24 September) for the Pinter: A Celebration arrangements between 24 September and 11 November 2006.

Photostage image gallery (Image)

Type: Image gallery

External Link:

The page contains photographs of a number of productions of The Caretaker, including this one

Michael Billington, 'The Caretaker', The Guardian, 19 March 2007 (URL)

Type: Review

External Link:

Interview with Samuel West, conducted by Alexander Lass, 16 February 2021 (PDF)

Type: Interview

External Link:

Flyer for 'Pinter in Conversation' at Pinter: A Celebration, 7 November 2006 at 6pm (Image)

Type: Flyer


University of Bristol Theatre Collection

MM/REF/TH/RE/SCR/12, Folder 4: 'Sheffield Crucible Theatre Pinter Celebration 2006', ff.3

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