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Sonia Friedman Productions presents

The Birthday Party by Harold Pinter

Following critically-acclaimed productions of Betrayal, and Old Times, Ian Rickson directs an Olivier Award-winning cast in a new production of Harold Pinter’s dark-comic masterpiece The Birthday Party, featuring Toby Jones (The Play What I Wrote, Every Good Boy Deserves Favour, Sherlock), Stephen Mangan (The Norman Conquests, Jeeves and Wooster, Episodes), Zoë Wanamaker (Harlequinade, Passion Play, My Family), and Pearl Mackie.

Stanley Webber (Tony Jones) is the only lodger in a sleepy seaside boarding house run by Meg (Zoë Wanamaker) and Petey Boles. That is – until the unsettling arrival of enigmatic strangers Goldberg (Stephen Mangan) and McCann disrupts the humdrum lives of the trio and their friend Lulu. As a seemingly innocent birthday party turns into a disturbing nightmare, mundanity becomes menace, and truth and alliances hastily shift.

The Birthday Party opens in January 2018 for a strictly limited run of 14 weeks. Book your tickets for The Birthday Party at The Harold Pinter Theatre in London today!

Critic Reviews

4 reviews
A fantastic revival of a darkly comic masterpiece
29 Jan 2018
"An extravaganza of talent. You couldn’t wish for a better revival than this."
29 Jan 2018
A meticulous, beautifully considered, richly eloquent production - not to be missed.
29 Jan 2018
"Ian Rickson has given us a beautifully judged, beautifully acted, powerful revival of Pinter’s first masterpiece. Gripping from start to finish."
29 Jan 2018

Customer Reviews

112 reviews
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1 May 2018

Brilliantly acted performance by a stellar cast of one of the most ambiguous plays ever written. Will keep us talking about its meaning and ending for a very long time to come.

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20 Apr 2018

A very entertaining play with every actor giving their best .Its hard to single out and particular person as they were all great.Thoroughly enjoyable quality performance and a very enjoyable evening .

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16 Apr 2018

An incomprehensible play - had to google it later on to understand what it was all about! Acting good, especially enjoyed McAnn and Stanley.

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16 Apr 2018

A group of us enjoyed the play but never having experienced a Pinter play before we left the theatre asking ourselves and each other lots of questions. The performance was strong and we felt that the play was extremely well put together. We will not forget it!!

Colin harvey
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15 Apr 2018

Gripping but wildly funny



Panton St, West End, London SW1Y 4DN

Good To Know

We can never guarantee a particular actor.  This is subject to sickness and holidays.

How Does It Work

You will receive a confirmation email with a voucher attached.  You must print the voucher and bring it with you on the day of the performance to collect your tickets.  We recommend you arrive a minimum of 30 minutes before the show to collect your tickets and settle into your seats.

Where Do I Go

Harold Pinter Theatre, Panton Street, London, SW1Y 4DN

By Tube: Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Square, Charing Cross

By Bus: 14, 19, 24, 29, 38