Early acting experiences
Macbeth by William Shakespeare, Hackney Downs Grammar School, 26 - 28 March 1947.
Directed by Joseph Brearley
Macbeth - Harold Pinter
Lady Macbeth - Ronald Percival

"Master Harold Pinter made a more eloquent, more obviously nerve-racked Macbeth than one or two professional grown-ups I have seen in the part" Alan Dent, News Chronicle, March 1947, quoted in Michael Billington, The Life and Work of Harold Pinter, Faber and Faber, 1996, pp.13-14.
Harold Pinter (second left) as Macbeth.   Harold Pinter as Romeo

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Hackney Downs Grammar School, 1948.
Directed by Joseph Brearley
Romeo - Harold Pinter
Juliet - Betty Lemon

Dick Whittington and his Cat, Chesterfield Hippodrome, 1949-50 (minor role)

Back To Acting main page
Amazon   Faber & Faber   Slate   Royal National Theatre   Comedie Francaise   Ticketmaster.co.uk   Samuel french
Internal Links: Plays | Films | Biography | Poetry | Politics | Acting | Directing | Publications | Calendar | Links | Forum | Archive | Home
External Links: Faber and Faber | Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | National Theatre | Comedie-Francaise | Gate Theatre | Ticketmaster | Auteurs.net | Slate | Amnesty
Other Items: The Observer | Letter to the Independent | Depleted Uranium | One For The Road | No Mans Homecoming | New World Order | Degree Speech
Harold Pinter's work is represented by Judy Daish Associates Limited - and applications for all performances and uses of Harold Pinter's work (including amateur and professional stage performances, radio broadcasts, television transmissions and readings and use of extracts) need to be addressed to them in the first instance and in advance of finalizing your plans. Judy Daish Associates will then contact the Estate of Harold Pinter (Lady Antonia Fraser Pinter) if appropriate. The Estate should not be contacted directly for permissions. Please do not assume that a licence or permission will be forthcoming as there are sometimes conflicts between permission requests.
© Harold Pinter 2000 - 2012 All Rights Reserved | Disclaimer