The Birthday Party (Harold Pinter Theatre)
The Birthday Party (Harold Pinter Theatre)

The Birthday Party (Harold Pinter Theatre) (2018)

The Birthday Party (Harold Pinter Theatre)

The Birthday Party (1957)

Date from

9 January 2018

60th anniversary and 3rd West End revival. Previewed on 9 January 2018; opening night on 18 January 2018

Date to

14 April 2018

No of Performances Unknown
Language English


Harold Pinter Theatre (Est. 1881)

09-Jan-2018 to 14-Apr-2018

Linked Productions

No linked Production have been added to this production record yet.

Linked People

The Brothers Quay (1947)

Creative | Set Designer

Hugh Vanstone

Creative | Lighting Designer

Simon Baker

Creative | Sound Designer

Stephen Warbeck (1953)

Creative | Music

Amy Ball

Technical | Casting

Ian Rickson (1963)

Creative | Director

Linked Organisations

Harold Pinter Theatre (Theatre | Est. 2011)

Panton St, London SW1Y 4DN, England


Sonia Friedman Productions (Production Company | Est. 2002)

5th Fl, 65 Chandos Pl, London WC2N 4HG, England



Stanley (The Birthday Party) (Age: late thirties, Male)

Performer: Toby Jones (1966)

Meg (Age: sixties, Female)

Performer: Zoë Wanamaker (1949)

Petey (Age: sixties, Male)

Performer: Peter Wight (1950)

Lulu (Age: twenties, Female)

Performer: Pearl Mackie (1987)

Goldberg (Age: fifties, Male)

Performer: Stephen Mangan (1968)

McCann (Age: 30, Male)

Performer: Tom Vaughan-Lawlor (1977)

Linked Awards

No award have been added to this production record yet.


Programme (front) (Image)

Type: Theatre programme

Interview with Ian Rickson, conducted by Harry Burton, 2 January 2021 (Video)

Type: Interview

External Link:

Basil Chiasson, Catriona Fallow, Graham Saunders, Billy Smart, 'A Dialogued Review: Ian Rickson’s ‘The Birthday Party’ 2018',, 29 March 2018 (URL)

Type: Review

External Link:

Michael Billington, 'The Birthday Party review – Pinter's cryptic classic turns 60 with a starry cast', The Guardian, 18 January 2018 (URL)

Type: Review

External Link:

Sonia Friedman production record (URL)

Type: Website

External Link:

Toby Jones, 'Toby Jones writes about starring in a revival of Harold Pinter’s The Birthday Party', The Sunday Times, 14 January 2018 (URL)

Type: Article

External Link:

The theatre presentation during the run (Image)

Type: Image


Official London Theatre Website


Accessed 8 January 2020.