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Harold Pinter

Michael Billington
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571190652
Date Published
03.11.1997
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Summary

This is the most comprehensive and insightful account yet published of Harold Pinter’s life, from his Hackney childhood to his current position as Britain’s most eminent playwright, and of his work as writer, actor and director. Coolly and judiciously, Billington explores his subject’s plays and political activity, his screenwriting and his poetry, and discusses his friendships and both his marriages. This is a book that both confirms Pinter’s stature and explains the reasons for it.

MichaelBillington

Michael Billington has been theatre critic of the Guardian since 1971 and of Country Life since 1986. He is the author of biographies of Harold Pinter and Peggy Ashcroft, critical studies of Tom Stoppard and Alan Ayckbourn, of a celebration of Ken Dodd, a collection of reviews, One Night Stands, State of the Nation: British Theatre since 1945, which won…

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