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Harold Pinter

 
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Date of Birth: October 10, 1930 (91)

Birth Place: ENGLAND

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Theatre Marquee for Harold Pinter's "Betrayal" starring Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashto an Photo

Theatre Marquee for Harold Pinter's "Betrayal" starring Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashto and Charlie Cox under the direction of Jamie Lloyd at the Jacobs Theatre on August 22, 2019 in New York City.

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Theatre Marquee for Harold Pinter's "Betrayal" starring Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashto an Photo

Theatre Marquee for Harold Pinter's "Betrayal" starring Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashto and Charlie Cox under the direction of Jamie Lloyd at the Jacobs Theatre on August 22, 2019 in New York City.

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Theatre Marquee for Harold Pinter's "Betrayal" starring Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashto an Photo

Theatre Marquee for Harold Pinter's "Betrayal" starring Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashto and Charlie Cox under the direction of Jamie Lloyd at the Jacobs Theatre on August 22, 2019 in New York City.

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Theatre Marquee for Harold Pinter's "Betrayal" starring Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashto an Photo

Theatre Marquee for Harold Pinter's "Betrayal" starring Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashto and Charlie Cox under the direction of Jamie Lloyd at the Jacobs Theatre on August 22, 2019 in New York City.

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Theatre Marquee for Harold Pinter's "Betrayal" starring Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashto an Photo

Theatre Marquee for Harold Pinter's "Betrayal" starring Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashto and Charlie Cox under the direction of Jamie Lloyd at the Jacobs Theatre on August 22, 2019 in New York City.

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Harold Pinter Awards and Nominations

 
The Lortels - 2011 - Outstanding Revival
Harold Pinter, The Collection & A Kind of Alaska
 
Evening Standard Awards - 2004 - Lebedev Special Award Gold Star
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The Lortels - 1999 - Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Gold Star
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Olivier Awards - 1996 - The Society's Special Award Gold Star
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Olivier Awards - 1993 - Best Revival of a Play or Comedy
Harold PinterNo Man's Land
 
Olivier Awards - 1981 - Director of the Year
Harold PinterQuartermaine's Terms
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1980 - Best Foreign Play Gold Star
Harold Pinter, Betrayal
 
Olivier Awards - 1979 - Play of the Year Gold Star
Harold PinterBetrayal
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1977 - Best New Foreign Play
Harold Pinter, No Man's Land
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1977 - Best Play
Harold Pinter, No Man's Land
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1972 - Best Foreign Play
Harold Pinter, Old Times
 
Tony Awards - 1972 - Best Play
Harold Pinter, Old Times
 
Tony Awards - 1969 - Best Direction of a Play
Harold Pinter, The Man in the Glass Booth
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1967 - Best Play Gold Star
Harold Pinter, The Homecoming
 
Tony Awards - 1967 - Best Play Gold Star
Harold Pinter, The Homecoming
 
Tony Awards - 1962 - Best Play
Harold Pinter, The Caretaker
 
Evening Standard Awards - 1960 - Best Play Gold Star
Harold PinterThe Caretaker

Harold Pinter News

Orange Tree Theatre Announces Full Cast For Pierre Marivaux's THE FALSE SERVANT Photo Orange Tree Theatre Announces Full Cast For Pierre Marivaux's THE FALSE SERVANT
by Stephi Wild - May 16, 2022

The Orange Tree Theatre today announces the full cast for Pierre Marivaux's The False Servant, translated by Martin Crimp, whose prolific international career began at the Orange Tree Theatre, including the recent hit revival of Dealing with Clair. Before his final season as Artistic Director of the OT, Paul Miller, directs Uzair Bhatti, Will Brown, Julian Moore-Cook, Phoebe Pryce, Lizzy Watts and Silas Wyatt-Barke.

Photos: First Look at White Bear Theatre's Production of THE DWARFS Photo Photos: First Look at White Bear Theatre's Production of THE DWARFS
by Marissa Tomeo - May 14, 2022

Three old school friends, Mark, Pete and Len, knock about the streets, pubs and cafes of East London arguing the toss about art, life and love. The fourth member of their tight-knit group is Virginia, a young teacher. As autumn draws in, each of the friends finds their perception of one another and themselves irrevocably changed.

BWW Review: THE DWARFS, White Bear Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE DWARFS, White Bear Theatre
by Gary Naylor - May 14, 2022

Brilliant acted play captures the London experience at that tipping point between the pursuit of youthful follies and the assumption of adult responsibilities

2022 Drama League Directors Project Recipients Announced Photo 2022 Drama League Directors Project Recipients Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2022

The stage directors receiving the fellowships, assistantships and residencies of the 2022 Drama League Directors Project: NJ Agwuna, Jean Carlo Yunén Aróstegui, Jennifer Chang, Andrew Coopman, Justin Emeka, Nadia Guevara, Emily Hartford, Susanna Jaramillo, Ibi Owolabi, Logan Gabrielle Schulman, Noam Shapiro, Jessica Natalie Smith, and Kendra Ware.

BLOODY DIFFICULT WOMEN Announces Edinburgh Festival Run Photo BLOODY DIFFICULT WOMEN Announces Edinburgh Festival Run
by Stephi Wild - May 5, 2022

Wind of Change, in association with Cahoots Theatre Company, today announce the run of Tim Walker's Bloody Difficult Women at the Assembly Rooms for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2022. Bloody Difficult Women will be running at the Ballroom at the Assembly Rooms from 3 to 28 August 2022, following an extended run at Riverside Studios this Spring.

Photos: Inside Look at Ron Sossi and the Odyssey Theatre Ensmeble's Production of WAK Photo Photos: Inside Look at Ron Sossi and the Odyssey Theatre Ensmeble's Production of WAKINGS!
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 30, 2022

Sleep, awakeness, psychosis, enlightenment, coma.¬†How thin is the veil that separates them?¬†Odyssey Theatre Ensemble¬†artistic director¬†Ron Sossi¬†explores some of the many states of human awareness with an evening of short ‚Äúmind excursions‚ÄĚ by¬†Harold Pinter¬†with¬†Robert Coover¬†and¬†Hermann Hesse. Collectively titled¬†Wakings!,¬†the metaphysical adventure begins¬†Saturday,¬†April 30, with performances continuing through June 5.

BWW Review: PRIMA FACIE, Harold Pinter Theatre Photo BWW Review: PRIMA FACIE, Harold Pinter Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Apr 28, 2022

It is doubtful that Prima Facie would have received the same pre-show hype if Jodie Comer had not been making her West End stage debut in the production. The transition from screen to stage is littered with fallen idols, but fans can rest assured that the play and Comer’s performance is worth getting excited about.

Cast Announced For KING LEAR at Shakespeare's Globe Photo Cast Announced For KING LEAR at Shakespeare's Globe
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2022

Shakespeare's Globe has announced the cast and company for King Lear opening 10 June - 24 July.

Final Cast Announced For Harold Pinter's THE DWARFS at the White Bear Theatre Photo Final Cast Announced For Harold Pinter's THE DWARFS at the White Bear Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2022

Three old school friends, Mark, Pete and Len, knock about the streets, pubs and cafes of East London arguing the toss about art, life and love. The fourth member of their tight-knit group is Virginia, a young teacher. As autumn draws in, each of the friends finds their perception of one another and themselves irrevocably changed.

Photos: First Look at Jodie Comer in PRIMA FACIE in the West End Photo Photos: First Look at Jodie Comer in PRIMA FACIE in the West End
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2022

Emmy Award-winning actor Jodie Comer, best known for her acclaimed performance as the assassin Villanelle in the series Killing Eve, is making her West End stage debut in Prima Facie, a play from Australian playwright Suzie Miller.

Harold Pinter Videos

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of Hampstead Theatre's THE DUMB WAITER in New Trailer VideoVIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of Hampstead Theatre's THE DUMB WAITER in New Trailer
by Stage Tube - Nov 27, 2020

A behind-the-scenes trailer is released for Hampstead Theatre’s 60th anniversary production of The Dumb Waiter ahead of the theatre reopening on 3 December 2020.  The production will now run until 16 January 2021. 

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer For UNCLE VANYA, the Filmed Production Coming to Cinemas Thi VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer For UNCLE VANYA, the Filmed Production Coming to Cinemas This Month
by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2020

Uncle Vanya is coming soon to select cinemas in the UK.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for UNCLE VANYA, Coming to Theaters Oct. 27 VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for UNCLE VANYA, Coming to Theaters Oct. 27
by Stage Tube - Oct 6, 2020

Following its critically acclaimed opening in London earlier this year, Sonia Friedman Productionsa?? stunning 5-star production Uncle Vanya, a new adaptation of the Anton Chekhov masterpiece by Conor McPherson

Broadway Rewind: Feel the Transylvania Mania with YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN! VideoBroadway Rewind: Feel the Transylvania Mania with YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 31, 2020

BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge, says of this episode of Broadway Rewind, 'It is jammed packed with Albee, Brooks and Pinter and I had one of the biggest pinch me moments of chatting with one of the greatest playwrights Edward Albee, himself. We head to Second Stage for the opening of Edward Albee's Peter and Jerry but we start off at the first day of rehearsal for revival of the Harold Pinter classic, The Homecoming which featured a stellar cast including Ian McShane, Raul Esparza, Eve Best and Michael McKeen. Director Daniel Sullivan told me what he loved about the play, 'When I read it now, almost 40 years after it was done, it still scares me. I had never directed Pinter, so I thought it was about time.''

VIDEO: Tom Hiddleston Talks Crying on Command for BETRAYAL VideoVIDEO: Tom Hiddleston Talks Crying on Command for BETRAYAL
by Stage Tube - Nov 26, 2019

Tom Hiddleston was a guest on Monday night's episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to talk about Betrayal on Broadway. During the interview, Hiddleston gets embarrassed by unreleased footage of him auditioning for the part of Thor, and Jimmy tests his ability to cry on command like he does daily for Betrayal.

VIDEO:  On This Day, October 24 - Happy Birthday, Raul Esparza! VideoVIDEO: On This Day, October 24 - Happy Birthday, Raul Esparza!
by Stage Tube - Oct 24, 2019

On this day, we're wishing a Happy Birthday to Raul Esparza, who can currently be seen cooking up some kitchen comedy in the new play, Seared, at MCC Theater!

VIDEO: Tom Hiddleston Plays 'Big Booty' to Warm Up for BETRAYAL VideoVIDEO: Tom Hiddleston Plays 'Big Booty' to Warm Up for BETRAYAL
by Kaitlin Milligan - Sep 17, 2019

Tom Hiddleston was a guest on Monday night's episode of the Late Show with Stephen Colbert to talk about making his Broadway debut in Betrayal.

BWW TV: Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashton & Charlie Cox Get Ready for Their Broadway Debuts VideoBWW TV: Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashton & Charlie Cox Get Ready for Their Broadway Debuts in BETRAYAL!
by TV - Press Previews - Aug 9, 2019

Jamie Lloyd's smash-hit production of Harold Pinter's Betrayal will begin its strictly limited 17-week engagement on Wednesday, August 14 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street), with an official opening night on Thursday, September 5 at 6:30pm. The cast just met the press and we're taking you inside the big day below!

VIDEO: On This Day, March 5- Larry David's FISH IN THE DARK Opens On Broadway VideoVIDEO: On This Day, March 5- Larry David's FISH IN THE DARK Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 5, 2019

On this day in 2015, Fish In the Dark, a new comedy by Seinfeld creator Larry David, celebrated its opening night on Broadway. 

Backstage with Richard Ridge: 90 Plays, 80 Films, and Lots of Stories- Catch Up with  VideoBackstage with Richard Ridge: 90 Plays, 80 Films, and Lots of Stories- Catch Up with Stage and Screen Great- F. Murray Abraham
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 26, 2018

From his current gig as black ops specialist Dar Adal on Showtime's Homeland, to Cyrano, Shylock, Salieri and more, stage and screen star F. Murray Abraham's career has spanned over five decades, 90 plays and 80 films. Below, the 2018 Emmy nominee chats about some of his favorite roles, how he got into acting in the first place, and so much more. 


Harold Pinter Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Harold Pinter written?
Harold Pinter has written 22 shows including The Pinter Plays (Playwright), Play/ The Lover (Playwright), The New Pinter Plays (Playwright), The Birthday Party (Playwright), Tea Party/ The Basement (Playwright), The Local Stigmatic (Playwright), Landscape/ Silence (Playwright), Old Times (Playwright), The Homecoming (Playwright), No Man's Land (Playwright), The Hothouse (Playwright), Old Times (Playwright), Other Places (Playwright), The Birthday Party (Playwright), Mountain Language (Playwright), Moonlight (Playwright), Ashes to Ashes (Playwright), Betrayal (Playwright), The Caretaker (Playwright), Celebration and The Room (Playwright), The Homecoming (Playwright), The Collection & A Kind of Alaska: Two Plays by Harold Pinter (Playwright).

What awards has Harold Pinter been nominated for?
Outstanding Revival (The Lortels) for The Collection & A Kind of Alaska , Lebedev Special Award (Evening Standard Awards) , Outstanding Lifetime Achievement (The Lortels) , The Society's Special Award (Olivier Awards) , Best Revival of a Play or Comedy (Olivier Awards) for No Man's Land , Director of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Quartermaine's Terms , Best Foreign Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Betrayal , Play of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Betrayal , Best New Foreign Play (Drama Desk Awards) for No Man's Land , Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for No Man's Land , Best Foreign Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Old Times , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Old Times , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Man in the Glass Booth , Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for The Homecoming , Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Homecoming Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Caretaker and Best Play (Evening Standard Awards) for The Caretaker .

What awards has Harold Pinter won?
Lebedev Special Award (Evening Standard Awards), Outstanding Lifetime Achievement (The Lortels), The Society's Special Award (Olivier Awards), Best Foreign Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Betrayal, Play of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Betrayal, Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for The Homecoming Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Homecomingand Best Play (Evening Standard Awards) for The Caretaker.