Pinter's Voices

Series of personal essays about the playwright Harold Pinter who died in December 2008.

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Michael Colgan, artistic director of the Gate Theatre in Dublin, looks at Harold Pinter's long association with Ireland, from the very early 1950s when he toured as a young actor with Anew McMaster's company to the Gate Theatre, where Colgan presented four major festivals of the late playwright's work.

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Michael Colgan, artistic director of the Gate Theatre in Dublin, looks at Harold Pinter's long association with Ireland, from the very early 1950s when he toured as a young actor with Anew McMaster's company to the Gate Theatre, where Colgan presented four major festivals of the late playwright's work.

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Theatre critic and Pinter biographer Michael Billington explores the playwright's changing use of dramatic language.

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Theatre critic and Pinter biographer Michael Billington explores the playwright's changing use of dramatic language.

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Lisa Appignanesi, writer and deputy president of literature charity English PEN, reflects on Pinter's political activism and involvement in the struggles of other writers such as Orhan Pamuk and Hrant Dink in Turkey.

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Lisa Appignanesi, writer and deputy president of literature charity English PEN, reflects on Pinter's political activism and involvement in the struggles of other writers such as Orhan Pamuk and Hrant Dink in Turkey.

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Film historian Ian Christie explores Pinter's work as a screenwriter, from his films with director Joseph Losey, such as Accident and The Servant, to his adaptation of John Fowles' novel The French Lieutenant's Woman.

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Film historian Ian Christie explores Pinter's work as a screenwriter, from his films with director Joseph Losey, such as Accident and The Servant, to his adaptation of John Fowles' novel The French Lieutenant's Woman.

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Actor and director Harry Burton traces Pinter's life-long love of cricket, the game he described as 'greater than sex', and which makes appearances in his plays No Man's Land, The Birthday Party as well as the film Accident.

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Actor and director Harry Burton traces Pinter's life-long love of cricket, the game he described as 'greater than sex', and which makes appearances in his plays No Man's Land, The Birthday Party as well as the film Accident.