Do Hirst and Spooner really know each other, or are they performing an elaborate charade? The ambiguity - and the comedy - intensify with the arrival of Briggs and Foster. All four inhabit a no man's land between time and present and time remembered, between reality and imagination.
Harold Pinter was born in East London in 1930. He lives in London and is married to Antonia Fraser. In 1995 he won the David Cohen British Literature Prize for a lifetime's achievement in literature; in 1996 he was awarded the Laurence Olivier Award for a lifetime's achievement in theatre; and in 1997 he was named as the Sunday Times Writer of the Year. In 2002 Harold Pinter was made a Companion of Honour in the Queen's Birthday Honours List for services to literature. He is the author of numerous plays and screenplays, and has written poetry and fiction.Visit the official Harold Pinter website to find out more.