The Caretaker

Harold Pinter

The Caretaker was Harold Pinter’s first play to become a major success, first performed in 1960, this classic comedy established the author’s individuality with an international audience.

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Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571160792
Date Published
04.03.1991
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Summary

It was with this play that Harold Pinter had his first major success, and its production history since it was first performed in 1960 has established the work as a landmark in twentieth-century drama.

The obsessive caretaker, Davies, whose papers are in Sidcup, is a classic comic creation, and his uneasy relationship with the enigmatic Aston and Mick established the author’s individuality with an international audience.

HaroldPinter

Harold Pinter was born in London in 1930. He lived with Antonia Fraser from 1975 and they married in 1980. In 1995 he won the David Cohen British Literature Prize, awarded for a lifetime’s achievement in literature. In 1996 he was given the Laurence Olivier Award for a lifetime’s achievement in theatre. In 2002 he was made a Companion of…

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