Harold Pinter

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Sad! Is Donald Trump just too boring for a grand Shakespearean makeover?
Bertie Carvel is brilliant in The 47th, Mike Bartlett’s ingenious play about the former US president, but the real parallel is not with the Bard’s kings but his hollow braggarts

Michael Billington

14, Apr, 2022 @11:02 AM

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The Homecoming review – Pinter’s wickedly funny drama with a warped fairytale twist
On a spectacular set creating Nosferatu-like shadows, Keith Allen expertly negotiates patriarch Max’s rapid turns in a bleakly humorous production exploring relationships

Ryan Gilbey

06, Apr, 2022 @11:00 AM

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The Homecoming: Pinter’s male fantasists return in the age of #MeToo
Criticised for moral ambiguity on its premiere, the 1965 drama – about a woman in a masculine world of aggression and pretence – is back to provoke and disturb

Michael Billington

16, Mar, 2022 @2:19 PM

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Harold Pinter’s perfectionism included ice-cream sales, letter shows
Exclusive: Document reveals playwright’s attention to detail while US book recalls his precision on pauses

Dalya Alberge

21, Feb, 2022 @10:12 AM

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Henry Woolf obituary
Actor, playwright, poet, teacher and lifelong friend of Harold Pinter

Irving Wardle

24, Nov, 2021 @5:05 PM

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The Servant review – Losey and Pinter’s nightmarish version of Jeeves and Wooster
The subversive 1963 classic crackles with undertones of class, sexuality and communism, with Dirk Bogarde at his finest as the sociopathic manservant

Peter Bradshaw

10, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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The Dumb Waiter review – Thewlis and Mays’s supreme double act beefs up Pinter’s menace
David Thewlis and Daniel Mays add rich new shades to the over-familiar 1957 two-hander in this filmed adaptation

Arifa Akbar

11, Jul, 2021 @12:13 PM

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The Dumb Waiter review – Pinter's enigma picks at the roots of power
This revival of Harold Pinter’s two-hander about a pair of Beckettian hitmen raises questions for the age of strongman politics

Arifa Akbar

10, Dec, 2020 @12:01 AM

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Betrayal review: Pinter's love triangle offers fresh pleasures and shorter pauses
Theatre Royal Bath
Staged in a Covid-safe auditorium, this rattling revival of Harold Pinter’s mind-stretching drama is enjoyably brisk

Mark Lawson

22, Oct, 2020 @11:39 AM

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10 UK theatre shows to see in October
As plays return to the stage here are some of the best – from Rent in Manchester to James Graham’s Bubble in Nottingham

Chris Wiegand

01, Oct, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Why Harold Pinter’s widow feels his screenplays deserve greater recognition
The playwright would have been 90 next month. Lady Antonia Fraser says a season of his films would be a fine tribute

Vanessa Thorpe

06, Sep, 2020 @7:34 AM

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Ignore the relentlessly cheery and take comfort in something from the dark side | Vanessa Thorpe
The times demand indulging in a spot of Pinter or Strauss, not listening to ministers insisting that all is well

Vanessa Thorpe

05, Jul, 2020 @6:15 AM

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