harold pinter

 

 

 

Harold Pinter's grave in Kensal Green cemetery, London.

Harold Pinter grave

The  unmarked grave shortly after burial.  The soil has to settle for a year before the gravestone is added.

Harold Pinter grave

The  grave now with a horizontal gravestone which reads

 

Harold
Pinter

Playwright

Nobel
Laureate

Beloved
Husband
of
Antonia
Fraser

10 October
1930
Christmas Eve
2008

Harold Pinter gravestone

Harold hissed: 'No flowers on my grave' (from Must You Go, 19 Mar 1992)

 

Other people buried in the cemetery include writers Anthony Trollope, William Makepeace Thackeray, Wilkie Collins, Leigh Hunt and playwright Terence Rattigan; engineers Marc and Isambard Kingdom Brunel; Dickens illustrator George Cruikshank; computer inventor Charles Babbage; industrialist Carl Siemens; and Emile Blondin who crossed the Niagara Falls on a tightrope.

 

 


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