Who is Harold Pinter?

  • (noun): English dramatist whose plays are characterized by silences and the use of inaction (born in 1930).
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Harold Pinter

Harold Pinter, (10 October 1930 – 24 December 2008) was a Nobel Prize-winning English playwright, screenwriter, director and actor. One of the most influential modern British dramatists, his writing career spanned more than 50 years. His best-known plays include The Birthday Party (1957), The Homecoming (1964), and Betrayal (1978), each of which he adapted to film. His screenplay adaptations of others' works include The Servant (1963), The Go-Between (1970), The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981), The Trial (1993), and Sleuth (2007). He also directed or acted in radio, stage, television, and film productions of his own and others' works.

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Harold Pinter Bibliography - Other Secondary Sources
... the Swedish Academy's Citation Awarding the 2005 Nobel Prize for Literature to British Playwright Harold Pinter." Guardian, Culture Books ... "This Pinter Guy Could Turn Into a Pain" ... "Harold Pinter Theater's Angry Old Man At the Prize of Europe, the Playwright Is All Politics." CNN.com ...
Harold Pinter - Pinter Research Collections
... Further information Harold Pinter Archive Pinter's unpublished manuscripts and letters to and from him are held in the Harold Pinter Archive in the Modern Literary Manuscripts division of the British Library ... Smaller collections of Pinter manuscripts are in the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, the University of Texas at Austin The Lilly Library ...
Art, Truth And Politics - Being Harold Pinter
... Pinter's Nobel Lecture is excerpted in a dramatic work developed and performed by the politically dissident Belarus Free Theatre, which has been censored, its members arrested and prevented ... Being Harold Pinter is "a collation of six Pinter plays, excerpts from his Nobel Prize speech, and letters written by political prisoners in Belarusian jails," which was ... in both Leeds and London, including 5 stars from Pinter's official biographer Michael Billington, in his Guardian review, and 4 stars from the Times reviewer Sam Marlowe, who observes that "Drama doesn ...
Characteristics Of Harold Pinter's Work
... Characteristics of Harold Pinter's work identifies distinctive aspects of the works of the British playwright Harold Pinter (1930–2008) and gives an indication of their influence on Anglo-American culture ...
Langrishe, Go Down (film)
... Langrishe, Go Down, the novel by Aidan Higgins (1966), was adapted for the screen by Harold Pinter, directed by David Jones, filmed for BBC Television in association with Raidi ... in The Spaces Between the Words A Tribute to Harold Pinter, by the Film Society of Lincoln Center, as part of the Harold Pinter Festival of the Lincoln ...

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    I’m a gentleman’s gentleman, and you’re no bloody gentleman.
    Harold Pinter (b. 1930)

    Anna: I’m getting married.
    Stephen: Oh. Who to?
    Anna: William.
    Stephen: Ah. Have you told him?
    —Harold Pinter (b. 1930)

    Well, at least I have the satisfaction of having destroyed a terrible monster, and in doing so rid the world of an awful curse.
    Griffin Jay, and Harold Young. Stephen Banning (Dick Foran)