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Harold Pinter Theatre, London4.1141 reviews
Harold Pinter's classic play features a trio of Olivier Award winners.

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Don't miss this star-studded cast, get your The Birthday Party tickets while you can!

Following critically-acclaimed productions of Betrayal and Old TimesIan Rickson reunites with Sonia Friedman Productions to direct a new production of Harold Pinter’s landmark play The Birthday Party coming to The Harold Pinter Theatre.

Stanley Webber (Toby Jones) is the only lodger at Meg (Zoë Wanamaker) and Petey Boles’ sleepy seaside boarding house. The unsettling arrival of enigmatic strangers Goldberg (Stephen Mangan) and McCann disrupts the humdrum lives of the inhabitants and their friend Lulu, and mundanity soon becomes menace when a seemingly innocent birthday party turns into a disturbing nightmare. Truth and alliances hastily shift in Pinter's brilliantly mysterious dark-comic masterpiece about the absurd terrors of the everyday.

With a cast featuring a trio of Olivier Award winners, Golden Globe Award-nominated Toby Jones (The Play What I WroteEvery Good Boy Deserves FavourSherlock), Tony Award-nominated Stephen Mangan (The Norman ConquestsJeeves and Wooster, Episodes) and Tony Award-nominated Zoë Wanamaker CBE (HarlequinadePassion PlayMy Family) star in this comedy of menace.

The Birthday Pary tickets are available now and booking through April 14th .

'Make a wish and blow out the candles, the ultimate Pinter revival has arrived.’  The Times
‘A fantastic revival of a darkly comic masterpiece’  The Telegraph
‘Ian Rickson’s superlative revival confirms afresh that this is a darkly comic masterpiece’  The Telegraph
‘An extravaganza of talent. You couldn’t wish for a better revival than this.’  The Times
‘Packed with illuminating detail, Ian Rickson’s starry production does rich justice to Harold Pinter’s captivating psychodrama’  The Guardian


Additional Information

Age restriction

To be confirmed.

Running time

2hr 15min (incl. interval)

Performance dates

Booking until 14 April 2018


To be confirmed.

Venue Information

Harold Pinter TheatrePanton Street, London, SW1Y 4DN

Customer Reviews

141 reviews4.1

Julia16th April

Lovely theatre hosting a wonderful performance with accomplished actors.

Caroline Hunt16th April

Actors were fantastic - plot was terrible, there are far better things to go and see in the West End.

Ana Mafalda Goncalves Johannsen16th April

Amazing play. Wonderful performance. Totally worth it!

Janet 15th April

I loved The Birthday Party, this was the second time I had seen it. The acting was of the highest calibre, I was so glad I got to see it. The theatre staff were brilliant, friendly and nothing too much trouble. Highly recommended.


Great cast, fantastic acting but a very poor play

Corinna Biermann15th April

Very funny, good cast. Highly recommended. We toughroughly enjoyed the play.

Richard Price14th April

A perfect production of a favourite play of mine. (If only the National Theatre was so good!) Although sitting up in the balcony and with deteriorating hearing, I could hear every word distinctly. Was there, I wondered, some form of amplification?

Pam Lorenz14th April

An outstanding performance of a time honoured play. The acting was exceptional and helped to make a play of the 50sl still relevant today - with all its menace, looking to the past but unrealistically seeking some ' golden future', Brexit here we come!

Pedro Mexia13th April

Goldberg is great, great delivery.

Ronald Davis13th April

I was disappointed to see that on arriving at the theatre all tickets were £15.00; we paid double that!

Spencer Carroll13th April

Brilliant. Gripping. Hilarious. Philosophical

Deborah Odong12th April

Brilliant performance! What a play! I enjoyed every minute of it! Thank you all so much!