One for the Road

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Grove Press, 1986 - Drama - 80 pages
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Dramatizes the conversation between an interrogator and his victims, a father, mother, and young son, and includes an interview with the playwright about the play's theme
  

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One for the Road (Harold Pinter play) - Wikipedia, the free ...
One for the Road is a play written by Harold Pinter. It is one of his overtly- political plays and was published in 1984. It is a violent play, ...
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www.haroldpinter.org - Plays
One for the Road was first performed at the Lyric Studio ... Harold Pinter's new play, One for the Road, runs for 45 minutes and is being shown at ...
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One for the Road and Moonlight : A Harold Pinter Double Bill
Pinter spent the next couple of days in a cold rage writing One for the Road. In the circumstances it is easy to see that the play could have ended up as ...
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Alan Bates Theatre Archive: "One for the Road"
Last Wednesday I saw a preview--the last preview, in fact--of "One for the Road." It's a concussive twenty-five minutes. Harold's direction is impeccable, ...
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BBC - BBC Four - Pinter New
The Dwarfs | One for the Road | Sketches | The Room | Celebration ... But what One for the Road lacks in dramatic conflict it compensates for with prickly ...
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Performance Workshop Theatre Company performs “Aria da Capo” and ...
He points out that “One for the Road” was written amid the final, ... Both “Aria da Capo” and “One for the Road” feature largely the same players, ...
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one for the road - Idioms - by the Free Dictionary, Thesaurus and ...
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FESTIVAL REVIEW; Pinter the Actor Meets Pinter the Writer - New ...
So it would seem from Mr. Pinter's performance in ''One for the Road,'' part of ... ''One for the Road,'' first staged in 1984 and directed here by Robin ...
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THE POLITICS OF HAROLD PINTER’S PLAYS Ruben Moi
realm were first dramatised in explicit fashion in One for the Road. (1984). ... absolutism of One for the Road. Although the drama maintains a meta- ...
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Albemarle - Archive
One For The Road will be part of the Gate Theatre's contribution to a major celebration of the ... One for the Road strikes me as a mesmerising, terrifying, ...
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About the author (1986)

English playwright, poet, and political activist Harold Pinter was born on October 10, 1930, in London's East End. From childhood he was interested in literature and acting. He studied at both the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and the Central School of Speech and Drama. Pinter was a Nobel Prize-winning English playwright and screenwriter. One of the most influential modern British dramatists, his writing career spanned more than 50 years. His best-known plays include The Birthday Party (1957), The Homecoming (1964), and Betrayal (1978), each of which he adapted to film. Pinter published his first poems in 1950. He worked as a bit-part actor in a BBC Radio program and also toured with a Shakespearean troupe. Pinter has written over 30 plays, achieving great success internationally. He has also directed several of his dramas. Pinter was married to actress Vivien Merchant from 1956 to 1980, before wedding biographer Lady Antonia Fraser. From his first marriage he has a son who is a writer and musician. Pinter has won numerous prestigious literary prizes in poetry and theatre. He was awarded the Hermann Kesten Medallion for outstanding commitment on behalf of persecuted and imprisoned writers. He has been granted honorary degrees at universities in England, Scotland, the United States, Bulgaria, Ireland, Italy, and Greece. In 2005, Pinter received the Nobel Prize for Literature. He died from cancer on December 24, 2008 at the age of 78.

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