[WhatsOnStage.com (blog)] - The Comedy may have changed its name to the Harold Pinter, but the dismal bar service at the back of the stalls remains the same. One medium glass of red wine and a disgusting cup of Starbucks coffee served from a flask in a brown paper mug cost me
CH, CBE (10 October – 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 for the screen. 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.
[Telegraph.co.uk] - Previous recipients in the entertainment industry honoured in London have included playwright and screenwriter Harold Pinter, director Lewis Gilbert and producer Jeremy Thomas. Last night's event was hosted by playwright Sir David Hare
[The Arts Desk] - Family occasions can be fraught affairs, as playwrights from Harold Pinter to Alan Ayckbourn have convincingly proved, but the mother of all family meltdown dramas must be Thomas Vinterberg's Danish Festen
[The Independent] - Umbrellas, the forgotten sketch by Harold Pinter that was discovered in the British Library last month, will be staged for the first time in more than 50 years today. The performance will take place at the Nottingham Playhouse, where the sketch had its
[Sheffield Telegraph] - His two-year stay had a strong political edge to it with a revival of Edward Bond's Lear with Ian McDiarmid in the title role directed by his former co-director of the Almeida, Jonathan Kent, and a Harold Pinter season. A highlights of the
For anyone who has ever been involved in amateur dramatics, Alan Ayckbourn's A Chorus of Disapproval will ring disturbingly, yet hilariously, true. Its plot revolves around the endeavours of the Pendon Amateur Light ...
A 4 star review of A Chorus Of Disapproval at the Harold Pinter Theatre. Reviewed on Saturday 6th October (Evening). The Pendon Amateur Light Operatic Society's production of The Beggar's Opera is going off the rails ...