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Ustinov Studio Jane Horrocks, John Marquez

The Birthday Party

By Harold Pinter. Directed by Richard Jones
  • 2 - 31 August
  • Deborah Warner Season
The Birthday Party

Event Information

Evenings 7.30pm 

Matinees Thursday and Saturday 2.30pm

Press Night Wednesday 7 August 7pm  

Running Time: 2 hours 30 minutes

Fri 02 — Sat 31 Aug

Olivier Award, Tony Award and BAFTA nominee Jane Horrocks and TV star John Marquez (Hotel Babylon, Doc Martin) lead the cast in this brand new production of Harold Pinter’s classic comedy of menace, The Birthday Party.

A seemingly innocent birthday party in a rundown seaside boarding house becomes a full-on nightmare when two sinister strangers arrive unexpectedly.

Jane Horrocks’s stellar career has embraced roles ranging from Bubble in the TV sensation Absolutely Fabulous to West End acclaim in The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, and Nicola in Mike Leigh’s Life is Sweet to voicing memorable characters in multi award nominated movies Corpse Bride and Chicken Run.  

The cast includes Caolan Byrne, Carla Harrison-Hodge, Sam Swainsbury and Nicolas Tennant.

Five-time Olivier Award winning director Richard Jones returns to the Ustinov Studio following last year’s phenomenally acclaimed Machinal, which transferred to London’s Old Vic Theatre earlier this year. 

Friday 2 - Saturday 31 August

Evenings 7.30pm 

Matinees Thursday and Saturday 2.30pm

Press Night Wednesday 7 August 7pm  

Tickets £46.50 / £36.50 discounts

A booking fee of £3 per ticket applies

Jane Horrocks MEG

Caolan Byrne McCANN

Carla Harrison-Hodge LULU

John Marquez GOLDBERG

Sam Swainsbury STANLEY

Nicolas Tennant PETEY


Richard Jones DIRECTOR




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