Harold Pinter: Tea Party, New Year in the Midlands and other readings


Plays: 281

This program includes a reading of short stories and poems—”Tea Party,” “New Year in the Midlands,” “A Glass at Midnight,” “You in the Night,” “The Drama in April,” “The Anesthetist’s Pen,” “Jig,” “Episode,” “Afternoon,” “The Error of Alarm,” “The Table,” “The Black and White” selection, “The Examination”—followed by a Q&A where he talks about literary influences, point of view, his opinion of Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and the classic Beatles vs. Rolling Stones debate.

Read Tom Stoppard’s essay on this recording and Pinter’s 1989 appearance at 92Y in 1989.