Harold Pinter - A Celebration

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Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

In June 2009, a group Britain's leading actors gathered for one night only to perform a celebration of the work of Harold Pinter at the National Theatre, directed by Ian Rickson. The team who made the acclaimed Harold Pinter documentaries for BBC's Arena was there to record this unique performance.

The cast includes David Bradley, Harry Burton, Kenneth Cranham, Janie Dee, Lynsay Duncan, Colin Firth, Henry Goodman, Douglas Hodge, Lloyd Hutchinson, Jeremy Irons, Jude Law, Roger Lloyd Pack, Gina McKee, Stephen Rea, Alan Rickman, Michael Sheen, Andy De La Tour, Indira Varma, Samuel West, Lia Williams, Penelope Wilton, Susan Wooldridge, Henry Woolf and students from LAMDA.

  • Photo: Cast

    Photo: Cast

    The full company of Harold Pinter - A Celebration share the stage beneath a projection of the great playwright.

  • Photo: Colin Firth

    Photo: Colin Firth

    The actor Colin Firth tackles a speech from Pinter's The Caretaker.

  • Photo: Roger Lloyd Pack

    Photo: Roger Lloyd Pack

    Roger Lloyd Pack, pictured with Lindsay Duncan, onstage at The National Theatre.

  • Photo: The Company

    Photo: The Company

    The full company of Harold Pinter - A Celebration surround a portrait of Harold Pinter in cricketing pose backstage.


Martin Rosenbaum
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Martin Rosenbaum
Anthony Wall


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