By Sophie Kinsella, Madeleine Wickham

Liz and Jonathan are in trouble.They can't promote their previous house.Here they're, caught with mortgages, mounting money owed and a depressing adolescent daughter who hadn't desired to circulate anyway.Then it sort of feels Marcus Witherstone will clear up all their problems.He understands the proper tenants from London who will hire their previous condo - glamorous PR lady Ginny and almost-famous Piers. every thing goes to be OK.

Or is it? As Marcus begins to get entangled with Liz, whereas her teenage daughter develops a fondness for the lodgers, apparently a few deceptions are too just about home...

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England v West Indies test match at Lord’s with on Friday HW, on Saturday MG. (Short talk) ‘What Makes a Dramatist’ BBC (BR: J26). A ‘Georgina Baird’ Corby, Northants writes telling HP that she had a ‘frontal leuchtong operation’ as a child. This has ‘taken the love out of my heart ... life is to be passed as a vegetable’. ’ Her letter is ‘a desperate effort to make use of a wasted life’ (HPA). Possibly this became the creative impulse for A Kind of Alaska (AKA). Attends son’s school sports activities.

BP opens in Paris. 5:30pm Bakewells. 6:30pm a special tribute to JL. Hove. Sends flowers to Mary Ure (actress, RS’s wife). Evening JLs. Evening HW. JW for tea. 28 A Harold Pinter Chronology 27 (Wed) Sees Strindberg’s Dance of Death. 30 (Sat) Hove. 1968 Directs Man in the Glass Booth, St Martin’s Theatre. ‘The Islands of Aran Seen from the Moher Cliffs’ broadsheet. In ‘The Actor’, a CBS television special. ), The Edge of the Chair. ‘Kullus’ (Poems, 22–4). New Poems 1967, edited with John Fuller and Peter Redgrove, Hutchinson.

11:30pm S. Morning squash RH. Afternoon JW. 1:15pm lunch Barry Foster. 6pm AB. Morning Elstree with RH. Dinner VM: Tiberio. Norfolk, filming. Plays cricket. Final Flint night. Paris. SB, BB. London. August 2 (Sun) 2pm S on the radio. 3–7 (Mon–Fri) TP auditions. 7 (Fri) Evening parents. 38 A Harold Pinter Chronology 8 (Sat) 10 (Mon) 11 12 13 14 16 17 18 24 25 26 31 (Tue) (Wed) (Thur) (Fri) (Sun) (Mon) (Tue) (Mon) (Tue) (Wed) (Mon) Morning Timothy West, actor. Evening James Hammerstein discusses Hammerstein’s direction of stage production of TP and TB Duchess Theatre.

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