The Birthday Party

It’s been revealed that Pearl Mackie will join Toby Jones, Stephen Mangan and Zoë Wanamaker in a revival of Harold Pinter’s The Birthday Party.

The production will run at the Harold Pinter Theatre in London from 9th January until 14th April 2018. The official opening night will be 18th January.

Tickets are now on sale. Group tickets are available and organisers can contact or phone 020 7206 1174 for more information.

Synopsis: The Birthday Party

The story follows Stanley Webber who is the only lodger at Meg and Petey Boles’ seaside boarding house. The arrival of strangers Goldberg and McCann disrupts the lives of the inhabitants and their friend Lulu and mundanity becomes menace when an innocent birthday party turns into a nightmare. Truth and alliances hastily shift in Pinter’s mysterious dark-comic masterpiece about the absurd terrors of the everyday.

Toby Jones will be playing Stanley Webber, Zoë Wanamaker will star as Meg, Stephen Mangan will play the role of Goldberg and Pearl Mackie will star as Lulu.

More casting is still to be announced.

Further information about the cast

Pearl Mackie’s acting credits include BBC’s Doctor Who, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Only Human and Svengali. Further credits include A Mad World, My Masters, Hello Kind World, Crystal Springs, Home, The Crucible, and The Comedy of Errors.

Toby Jones is known for his roles in various TV, film and theatre productions including BBC’s Sherlock Holmes, Atomic Blonde, Dad’s Army, The Secret Agent, The Witness For The Prosecution, The Hunger Games series, the Harry Potter series,

Stephen Mangan is a stage, film, television and voice actor. Stephen’s credits include Billy Elliot, Birthday, Rush, Beyond the Pole, and Confetti. Previous TV credits include the British sitcom Green Wing, Free Agents, Dirk Gently, and Houdini & Doyle.

Zoe Wannamaker’s previous credits include Girlfriends, Inside No. 9, Babs, Britannia, Mr Selfridge, Poirot, and My Family. Her film credits include My Week With Marilyn, It’s a Wonderful Afterlife, Five Children and It, and Harry Potter.

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