Download PDF by W. Baker: A Harold Pinter Chronology

By W. Baker

ISBN-10: 0230278450

ISBN-13: 9780230278455

This new quantity within the Author Chronologies sequence lines the day-by-day actions of the Nobel Prize profitable writer and playwright Harold Pinter [1930-2008]. It is established upon released and unpublished fabrics and dialogue together with his shut pals, and is the main specified chronological account of Pinter to seem thus far. As such, it will impact destiny scholarship and feedback, and is a useful reference instrument for all Pinter scholars and scholars.

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Tue) VM’s 40th birthday. HP meets SB. (Wed) London. (Thur) England v New Zealand Lord’s. 1pm lunch Alan Ross, poet and editor, and Len Hutton. L and S, also Night first edition, Methuen (BR: A28). 28 (Mon) Lunch John Schlesinger. 30 (Wed) Ald. After performance PA. August 1 (Fri) 2 (Sat) 3 (Sun) 9 (Sat) 12 (Tue) 14 (Thur) Dramatists Club dinner. S BBC Radio 3. Flies to Monte Carlo to SS’s yacht. Visits Mortimers, south of France. London. 11am Joan Bakewell ( JBa). In The Centre of the Bed, JBa writes ‘in 1969, Harold and I had met in melancholy mood to end an intense affair that had lasted over seven years, but which had then foundered in distress and confusion’ (136).

8 (Tue) HP talking about his recent work for the cinema and the theatre, 3P, ‘New Comment’ broadcast. November 10 (Sun) 14 (Thur) Interviewed about The Servant, Monitor BBC TV (BR: J20–1, K7). London opening of The Servant. Gained the British Screenwriters Guild Award; the Los Angeles Film Critics Award; New York Film Critics Best Writing Award; listed by the New York Times as one of the best films of 1963. December 17 (Tue) Co French’s Acting Edition (BR: A16a). 1964 Moves to Hanover Terrace, Regent’s Park.

25 (Fri) Visits Worthing. 27 (Sun) Sees the English Stage Society’s production of HWi’s first play The Local Stigmatic RC. 30 (Wed) Evening JLs. April Final draft of The Quiller Memorandum marked up for printing. 1 (Fri) 3 (Sun) 11 (Mon) 12 (Tue) 13 (Wed) 16 (Sat) 18 (Mon) 20 (Wed) 23 (Sat) 25 (Mon) 26 (Tue) 27 (Wed) Arts Council. Evening Hampstead Theatre Club. Sees Harley Granville-Barker’s The Voysey Inheritance RC. Afternoon Britt Ekland, actress. To Bournemouth. Flies to Berlin to visit locations for The Quiller Memorandum.

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