Vivien Merchant

Standard Name: Merchant, Vivien

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Family and Intimate relationships Antonia Fraser
Having decided to live with the dramatist Harold Pinter , AF found herself about to be cited in a divorce action by his wife, Vivien Merchant .
Wroe, Nicholas. “The history woman”. The Guardian, pp. 16 -19.
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Family and Intimate relationships Antonia Fraser
He was married to the distinguished actress Vivien Merchant , but by this time the couple had drifted apart, and led essentially separate lives.
Fraser, Antonia. Must You Go?. Random House of Canada, 2010.
5
Pinter told Merchant in late March that he was planning...
Family and Intimate relationships Harold Pinter
HP married fellow-actor Vivien Merchant (whose birth name was Ada Brand Thomson ) at Bournemouth, where they were both acting in repertory.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Fraser, Antonia. Must You Go?. Random House of Canada, 2010.
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Family and Intimate relationships Harold Pinter
HP intended to marry Antonia Fraser on the eve of his fiftieth birthday, but at the last moment Vivien Merchant refused to sign the decree absolute.
Fraser, Antonia. Must You Go?. Random House of Canada, 2010.
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Textual Features Harold Pinter
In this contribution to the theatre of menace, the homecomer is an academic who has been working in the USA and returns to his English birth family with his wife, Ruth (played in the original...

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