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The Birthday Party – 60th anniversary production

A production of Pinter’s The Birthday Party at the Harold Pinter Theatre, London, 60 years after its less than successful premier at the Lyric Hammersmith in 1958, has been announced. Ian Rickson, who directed Pinter in Krapp’s Last Tape in … Continue reading

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The Pinter Histories and Legacies project is live

The UK project, Pinter Histories and Legacies: The Impact of Harold Pinter’s Work on the Development of British Stage and Screen, which is funded by a million pound grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council, has been up and … Continue reading

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The latest, and the next Pinter Review

We’re delighted to see the arrival of the first of our new Harold Pinter Review journal editions. See our journal page for how you might receive your own, or contribute to the next one.

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NT Live Broadcast of No Man’s Land

On 15 December, the National theatre will broadcast live to cinemas a production of Pinter’s No Man’s Land, starring Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen. Details are available here, including an option to check which local cinemas are participating: http://ntlive.nationaltheatre.org.uk/productions/ntlout19-no-man-s-land

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AHRC funded Pinter project

Mark Taylor-Batty at Leeds leads a three-year AHRC-funded Pinter project Continue reading

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Old Times coming to New York City

International director, composer and Pulitzer Prize-nominee Christopher Martin (also Founding Artistic Director of Classic Stage Company where he directed nearly 100 productions) is set to direct a NYC revival of the Harold Pinter play OLD TIMES which will run November … Continue reading

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CFP – MMLA November 2017

Call for Papers for the forthcoming MMLA in Cincinnati, OH, November 9-12 2017. MMLA Drama Section CFP Play and Passivism In contradistinction to the MMLA General Theme, “Arts and Activism,” the Drama Caucus seeks papers on play and passivism in … Continue reading

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Harold Pinter Review 2018

The Harold Pinter Review is seeking journal articles for its 2018 issue. Essays on Pinter are welcome, but we would like to encourage essays on other modern and contemporary dramatists for this issue, as well.  For more information, contact ann.hall@louisville.edu.  To submit … Continue reading

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Join the Harold Pinter Society – contribute to the journal

The Harold Pinter society is open again to new members, and plans are in place now to publish new volumes of the journal. The International Harold Pinter Society (IHPS) is dedicated to studying the various art forms of Harold Pinter and … Continue reading

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Salman Rushdie wins the PEN Pinter prize

Established in 2009, the PEN/Pinter prize is awarded every year to a writer of proven literary merit. It was recently declared that Pinter’s friend Rushdie would be this year’s recipient. Maureen Freely, chair of judges, said: “This prize is English PEN’s … Continue reading

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