From “When Harold Pinter won the 2005 Nobel Prize in Literature, he used his acceptance speech on December 7 to launch a blistering attack on George Bush and the British government, and a challenge to the conscience of people to not stand by in the face of Bush’s crimes.”

“Harold Pinter was born in October 1930 in East London. He is a playwright, director, actor, poet and political activist. He has written twenty-nine plays including The Birthday Party, The Caretaker, The Homecoming, and Betrayal, and twenty-one screenplays including The French Lieutenant’s Woman and The Handmaid’s Tale, a chilling expose of what life would be like for women under a Christian fascist regime in America.”

We here in the kinté space are proud to present the 29-minute, edited version of Harold Pinter’s Nobel Prize acceptance speech produced by Maria Gilardin. Our version is divided into 13 tracks. The single-track version is of course available at One of the many reasons why this Maria Gilardin production is so excellent is that two poems were selected, read by Harold Pinter himself. The first is “I’m Explaining a Few Things” by Pablo Neruda and “Death” by Harold Pinter.


Words and Flow by . . . . . . . Harold Pinter
Audio Production by . . . . . . . Maria Gilardin

Interactive and Visual Design by . . . . . . . Bryan Wilhite

Streaming Audio Engineering by . . . . . . . Bryan Wilhite