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Pinter the Cricketer | reviews, news & interviews

Pinter the Cricketer

Pinter the Cricketer

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“Cricket was very much part of my life from the day I was born,” Harold Pinter once said, only partly joking. “There was a general feeling about cricket. In the 1930s the whole of England loved cricket, I think – that was my impression as a child, anyway, when I was six months old.”

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