The Donald Wolfit Company, King's Theatre, Hammersmith (1953 - 54)
In 1954 Harold Pinter adopted the stage name David Baron.

"In April [1953], he added The Wandering Jew to the repertoire, an ambition he had nursed since he played with Matheson Lang. At the first rehearsal he glanced at the company of assembled actors, and said, 'I want someone to carry the Cross past the window in the first scene.' His gaze rested on one young man; with his voice at its most sonorous, Wolfit called out, 'Pinter...'" Ronald Harwood, Sir Donald Wolfit: His Life and Work in the Unfashionable Theatre, Amber Lane, 1983, p.225.

Roles played:
Jacques de Boys in As You Like It by William Shakespeare
Knight in King Lear by William Shakespeare
Second Murderer in Macbeth by William Shakespeare
Salanio in The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare
Nicholas in The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare
Officer in Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare
An Elder and A Countryman in Oedipus the King / Oedipus in Exile by Sophocles
The Duke of Normandy and Counsellor in The Wandering Jew by T. Thurston

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