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A Slight Ache

Harold Pinter

A Slight Ache contains Harold Pinter’s play of that name, along with the Nobel Prize-winner’s early works A Night Out and The Dwarfs, and several of his revue sketches.

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This volume contains a selection of early works by Harold Pinter.

In the title play, everything in Flora’s garden is lovely, and would be for Edward too, if it were not for the slight ache in his eyes and the mysterious matchseller at the gate.

This edition also includes A Night Out, The Dwarfs and several revue sketches.


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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