Denise Beryl Hooper (22.06.1927 – 03.04.2016)

Denise Beryl Hooper, my mother, was a very modest woman. She went about her life quietly, discreetly, and she never liked to make a fuss. She didn’t set the world on fire, but I would argue that there are quite enough people doing that already. She actually did something much better than that : she built

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R.I.P. Oliver Sacks

It was Harold Pinter that introduced me to the work of Oliver Sacks via his play “A Kind of Alaska”. His books inspired me to write “I Forgot More Than You’ll Ever Know” which eventually won Harold’s approval. I chose to quote Sacks for an epigraph to the play: “To restore the human subject at

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Wilkommen, bienvenue…

Welcome to mitchhooper.com! Feel free to browse around and see if anything takes your fancy. This site is a work in progress and the english part may lag behind a little, so let me know if anything’s missing or not working properly. Since Harold Pinter’s death, I’ve somewhat turned my back on english theatre and

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