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National Theatre Live: The Kitchen ENCORE

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Program
Release Date:October 13, 2011
Running time:180 minutes
Cast:Neil Barry, Tom Brooke, Ian Burfield, Rebecca Davies, Stavros Demetraki
Director:Bijan Sheibani
Writer:Arnold Wesker
Distributor:NCM/ Fathom

Web Site: http://www.ntlive.com

Description: 1950s London. In the kitchen of an enormous West End restaurant, the orders are piling up: a post-war feast of soup, fish, cutlets, omelets and fruit flans. Fifteen hundred customers an' half of them eating fish. I had to start work on a Friday. Thrown together by their work, chefs, waitresses and porters from across Europe - English, Irish, German, Jewish - argue and flirt as they race to keep up. Peter, a high-spirited young cook, seems to thrive on the pressure. In between preparing dishes, he manages to strike up an affair with married waitress Monique, the whole time dreaming of a better life. But in the all-consuming clamor of the kitchen, nothing is far from the brink of collapse. We all said we wouldn't last the day, but tell me - what is there a man can't get used to?

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