Category Archives: Antonia Fraser

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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Antonia Fraser plans autobiography

An Express columnist recently announced that in conversation with Dame Antonia Fraser, she had stated that she was compiling an autobiography called My History – A Memoir of Growing Up. Read more: http://www.express.co.uk/comment/columnists/adam-helliker/470161/Lady-Antonia-Fraser-is-ready-to-reveal-all add to

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Blue plaque for Pinter’s birth place

Lady Antonia Fraser Pinter unveiled a plaque, sponsored by Clapton Pond Neighbourhood Action Group (CPNAG), on Saturday September 22, marking the house in Thistlewaite Road, Clapton, where Harold Pinter, her husband, was born and grew up. Among those who turned … Continue reading

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The Royal Court Theatre announces the Harold Pinter award

new bursary for playwrights announced Continue reading

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Antonia Fraser given damehood in New Year honours list

Lady Antonia becomes Dame Antonia Continue reading

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British Library acquires Harold Pinter honours

Harold Pinter’s Nobel Prize medal and the bronze mask of the BAFTA fellowship are among more than 50 awards belonging to the late playwright that have been acquired by the British Library. The national library acquired Pinter’s archive in 2007, … Continue reading

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Hanif Kureishi wins the 2010 PEN Pinter prize

Lady Antonia Fraser, who helped judge the prize, stated that: “Hanif Kureishi courageously and irreverently speaks the truth about life in our multicultural world, beyond any platitudes of political correctness. Harold Pinter would have been proud that Hanif was chosen for … Continue reading

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Pinter, Beckett and Mamet at the Gate

Pinter, Beckett and Mamet at the Gate Continue reading

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Antonia Fraser book signings and talks

Antonia Fraser in the UK, Eire and the US Continue reading

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