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2008-12-26 10:36:13

Irish actor Michael Gambon has called British playwright Harold Pinter, who died of cancer this week, a god for actors. Pinter penned dozens of plays including The Caretaker and The Birthday Party, as well as scripts for the films The French Lieutenant's Woman and Sleuth.

2005-12-07 13:00:01

By Stephen Brown STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Ailing British playwright Harold Pinter used his Nobel prize lecture on Wednesday to deliver a fierce attack on U.S.

2005-10-13 08:41:06

By Stephen Brown STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - British playwright Harold Pinter, a master of sparse dialogue and menacing silences who has been an outspoken critic of the U.S.-led war in Iraq, was the surprise winner of the Nobel literature prize on Thursday.

2005-10-13 06:04:44

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - British playwright Harold Pinter won the Nobel Prize in Literature for 2005 on Thursday.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.