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Director: Ian Rickson; Written by: Harold Pinter; Cast: (the cast may change on different dates) Toby Jones, Stephen Mangan, Zoe Wanamaker, Pearl Mackie, Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Peter Wight
The Birthday Party is Harold Pinter's brilliantly dark-comedy masterpiece about the absurd terrors of the everyday.
It tells the story of Stanley Webber, the only lodger at Meg and Petey's sleepy seaside boarding house. But their humdrum lives are disrupted by the arrival of two enigmatic strangers who turn their comfy mundanity into a world of menace -- beginning with their seemingly innocent birthday party.
The Room / Victoria Station / Family Voices – 13 Dec 2018 to 26 Jan 2019 – The five-month long season of Harold Pinter's plays continues with The Room, Victoria Station and Family Voices
Pinter at the Pinter: Party Time / Celebration – 20 Dec 2018 to 26 Jan 2019 – The five-month long season of Harold Pinter's one-act plays continues with Party Time and Celebration
Pinter at the Pinter: A Slight Ache / The Dumb Waiter – 31 Jan to 23 Feb 2019 – The five-month long season of Harold Pinter's one-act plays continues with A Slight Ache and The Dumb Waiter
Motown — The Story of Berry Gordy’s label – 11 Feb 2016 to 20 Apr 2019 – Relive Berry Gordy's journey as he launches Motown and the careers of superstars like Michael Jackson
The Comedy About A Bank Robbery – 31 Mar 2016 to 7 Apr 2019 – The writers behind 'The Play That Goes Wrong' are back with 'The Comedy About A Bank Robbery' at the Criterion
Disney’s Aladdin – The Musical – 27 May 2016 to 30 Mar 2019 – Disney's "Aladdin" has been turned into a West End musical, and will be showing at the Prince Edward Theatre.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – 30 Jul 2016 to 28 Jul 2019 – Palace Theatre will be showing Harry Potter and the Cursed Child -- a brand-new Harry Potter story by JK Rowling.
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