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jamej wrote:Hullo+Oct 14 2005, 09:09 AM(Hullo @ Oct 14 2005, 09:09 AM)
She said that one of Harold Pinter's plays is called "The Birthday Boy" (for those of you who don't know, it's "The Birthday Party"). Maybe she mixed it up with Jack Rosenthal's "Barmitzvah Boy".
When she first broke the news, she got his name wrong, then said he'd died, then said what had really happened and then decided to leave it there - she looked a bit worried afterwards.
A guy as just loss ?15,000 on 'Who Wants to be a Millionaire' The question was "Who won the 2005 Nobel prize for Literature? Harold Pinter and 3 other names came up - the guy started by saying "I know it's not Harold Pinter because he died recently."