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Rehearsed reading of Peter Lantos’s second play

Distorting Mirrors, Peter’s second play had three successful public readings. The first two took place in the Tristan Bates Theatre, Actors’ Centre, Covent Garden, London WC2 on 30 September and 1 October 2016. It was directed b Geoffrey Williamson, and the cast list included Victoria Lennox, Reginald Edwards, Steve Hansell, Jack Parry-Jones and Mariam Haque.

The third, a most successful reading was held on 31 March 2016 in The Theatre Room, Frederick’s Place, EC2 in the City of London. The play was directed by Alan Cohen  who worked for the National Theatre and produced by Sarah Berger, founder and chief executive of the So and So Arts Club ( She also  played the Elsa, the central character, a psychiatrist/psychoanalyst who practice was banned under the Communist regime. Other members of the cast were: Paul Herzberg, Simon Cole, Jessica Clair and Hugh John. There are plan to have a full production of this play early in 2017.




Parallel Lines at The Chipping Campden Festival

Peter Lantos has been invited to the Chipping Campden Festival  to discuss Parallel Lines on Wednesday, 7 May at 2pm. He will be sharing the podium with Lisa Appignanesi who has written the Foreword to the new edition.


The rehearsed reading of The Visitor: the Director’s view

The rehearsed reading of The Visitor was directed by Jemma Gross, a brilliant young director. Read her account of the reading at:

Rehearsed Reading of Peter Lantos’s first play

On Monday, 10 March 2014, the first play of Peter Lantos, The Visitor, had a rehearsed reading in The Park Theatre, Finsbury Park, London. Jemma Gross directed a dedicated group of actors who performed in period costume and although had the script in their hands, it turned out to be a credible performance rather than reading. The play was produced by Epsilon Productions.

“Congratulations. It was fascinating to see your play given a dramatic reading. The actors rose bravely to the challenge.” Nicholas deJongh

Alain Elkann interviews Peter Lantos in the London Library

On Thursday 27 February Peter Lantos was interviewed by Alain Elkann, the well known writer and journalist who has a weekly column in La Stampa. His interviews, including artists, like Sophia Loren and Pavarotti,  scientists, politicians and statesmen are posted on the web. See Peter Lantos’s interview at: