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When I met Harold Pinter

After a distressingly middle-class half-term morning (I went for a drive, looked at some tweed jackets with elbow patches in M&S, fetched a Pumpkin Spice Latte, drove home), I decided to have a bath. 1,036 more words


"Don't clout me with your stick, Dad." | Harold Pinter's THE HOMECOMING at Imago Theatre is a chilling document from another era

Before we had THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE to ponder the consequences of disturbing a closed-in, non-traditional family’s routine, there was Harold Pinter’s THE HOMECOMING. Both stories feature plenty of hair-raising recreational activities that hapless interlopers are subjected to. 1,417 more words

Men and Woman: Harold Pinter's "The Homecoming" at Imago Theatre

Where are all the women? That was my first reaction when reading the description of The Homecoming and its almost all-male cast (this was my first Pinter experience).  294 more words

PDX Plays

days of whine and doses

yesterday was one of those days where the more you try to push yourself into doing something the less likely it becomes that you’re going to do it and yet if you don’t do anything it’s going to be worse, worse because regardless of what happens most of us humans are gifted w/the curse of memory and hindsight and although it’s debatable whether hindsight is indeed 20/20 or not the fact remains that looking back on a lousy day where you did nothing is much worse than looking back on a lousy day where you managed to at least get something(anything) done. 760 more words

Born Today in 1930

Harold Pinter, CH, CBE (10 October 1930 – 24 December 2008) was a Nobel Prize-winning English playwright, screenwriter, director and actor. One of the most influential modern British dramatists, his writing career spanned more than 50 years. 19 more words


The Language of 20th Century Drama- Harold Pinter

We had an amazing hour today listening to Harold Pinter’s Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech. This is one of the most extraordinary documents by one of the 20th Century’s greatest playwrights. 192 more words


October 10 in history

680  Battle of Karbala: Hussain bin Ali, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, was decapitated by forces under Caliph Yazid I.

732  Battle of Tours… 650 more words