Director Jamie Lloyd, Charlie Cox, Zawe Ashton and Tom Hiddleston toast Harold Pinter's 89th Birthday on Oct. 10. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/Getty Images)
Jamie Lloyd did not grow up seeing theater.  But, as the British director of “Betrayal” reflects on his childhood living on the southern coast of England, he sees the foundations of a life in drama.   Lloyd grew up living above a costume shop, owned by mother, from which he and his cousins would borrow outfits to shoot music videos and entertain each other.  At one point, his mother and his first stepfather, a children’s entertainer, housed lodgers, including a snake charmer, who kept her pythons in his paddling pool.  However, amid this colorful backdrop, Lloyd also witnessed violent behavior from…

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