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David Walliams

chooses the playwright Harold Pinter

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Writer, Actor and Comedian
Co-creator of TV shows Little Britain and Come Fly With Me. Books include Mr Stink and Camp David. In 2006 swam the English Channel. Judge on Britain's Got Talent.

The plays of Harold Pinter

David Walliams talks to Mark Lawson about his life-long fascination with the plays of Harold Pinter, from seeing The Collection at school to acting in No Man's Land with Michael Gambon on the West End stage.  

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From the Archive

Harold Pinter

Harold Pinter talks to Mark Lawson about his healthy dislike of audiences.

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From Front Row 26 Dec 2008

Pinteresque Pauses

Harold Pinter and Mark Lawson discuss the writer's trademark pauses.

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From Front Row 26 Dec 2008 


Olivia Colman and Andrew Scott star in an extract from Pinter's 1978 play about adultery, Betrayal.

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From Saturday Drama 14 Jul 2012 

Antonia Fraser

Harold Pinter's widow Lady Antonia Fraser on her decision to write about life with the writer, and their reaction when he won the 2005 Nobel Prize for Literature. 

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From Front Row 11 Jan 2010  

Rob Brydon

Comedian Rob Brydon tells Mark Lawson about his embarrassing meeting with Harold Pinter.

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From Front Row 30 Nov 2011

Pinter's Pacifism

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Theatre critic Michael Billington and politician Diane Abbott on Harold Pinter's politics. 

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From Great Lives 24 May 2011