Harold Pinter - an original writer.by alexanderdavies-99382 | created - 4 months ago | updated - 4 months ago | Public
One of the leading playwrights throughout the history of the British theatre, here is a list which includes various TV and film adaptations of Pinter's work as well as his screenplays.
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3. The Homecoming (1973)
PG | 111 min | Drama
In a dreary North London flat, the site of perpetual psychological warfare, a philosophy professor visits his family after a nine-year absence, and introduces the four men, father, uncle, and two brothers, to his wife.
5. The Pumpkin Eater (1964)
Not Rated | 118 min | Drama
Screenwriter Jake Armitage (Peter Finch) and his wife Jo Armitage (Anne Bancroft) live in London with six of Jo's eight children, with the two eldest boys at boarding school. The children ... See full summary »
6. Accident (1967)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama
At Oxford, Austrian student Anna von Graz (Jacqueline Sassard) is dating fellow student William (Michael York), whom she plans to marry, but she ends up sleeping with two unhappily married Oxford professors instead.
7. Tea Party (1965 TV Movie)
75 min | Drama
A self-made millionaire of humble origins acquires a new secretary just before he is due to marry a woman of aristocratic lineage. He also starts to suffer mysterious problems with his eyesight and slowly becomes delusional.
8. Camera Three (1955–1979)
30 min | Music
An examination of the arts and literature. A weekly program on Sunday mornings when there was more likely to be an audience interested in such matters and there was less competition for ratings.
11. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)
60 min | Drama
This show was a British television drama anthology series of single plays that ran on the ITV network from 1956 to 1974. It was originally produced by Associated British Corporation, and later by Thames Television from mid 1968.
15. The Quiller Memorandum (1966)
Approved | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In the West Berlin of the 1960s, two British agents are killed by a Nazi group, prompting British Intelligence to dispatch agent Quiller to investigate.
21. Great Performances (1971– )
"You Can't Take It With You" is hailed one of the greatest revivals and filmed plays for PBS television. David Woods brought stunning charm, humor, and time to this Moss Hart masterpiece. ... See full summary »
22. Basements (1987 TV Movie)
108 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Adaptations of two early plays, The Room and The Dumb Waiter, by Noble Prize-winning, English playwright Harold Pinter. The first revolves around paranoiac woman trapped in her apartment. The other is about two small-time crooks waiting.
29. No Man's Land (1978 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama
In this television adaptation of the Harold Pinter classic, a seedy poet (Sir John Gielgud) shows up at the house of a rich writer (Sir Ralph Richardson) and they start reminiscing about the "past".
33. Betrayal (1983)
R | 95 min | Drama, Thriller
Pinter's semi-autobiographical play examining the surprise attraction, shy first steps, gradual flowering, and treasonous deception of a woman's extramarital affair with her husband's best ... See full summary »
36. The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)
R | 124 min | Drama, Romance
Wife and husband, both actors, play a couple in love from the Victorian era. Soon they begin to feel that fiction interweaves into reality.
Votes: 11,158 | Gross: $22.60M
39. The Comfort of Strangers (1990)
R | 107 min | Drama, Thriller
A couple retreat to Venice to work on their relationship, but an encounter with a stranger leads them into a world of intrigue - where their darkest desires are in reach.
Votes: 4,069 | Gross: $1.24M
42. The Handmaid's Tale (1990)
R | 108 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
In a dystopian, polluted right wing religious tyranny, a young woman is put in sexual slavery on account of her now rare fertility.
Votes: 7,990 | Gross: $4.96M
43. The Heat of the Day (1989 TV Movie)
106 min | Drama
In World War II England, a woman is approached by a man claiming to work as an intelligence agent who has found out her lover is a spy. He promises to not arrest him if she'll have a relationship with him.