Olivier Award-winning actress Zoë Wanamaker stars in The Birthday Party at the Harold Pinter Theatre.
Multi-award-winning Zoë Wanamaker is one of the most acclaimed actresses of her generation, with a career that spans both stage and screen.
She is a four-time Tony Award nominee, and a nine-time Olivier Award nominee, winning the Best Actress Award twice for Electra and Once In A Lifetime.
Zoë Wanamaker’s most recent theatre credits include Elegy at the Donmar Warehouse, a double-bill production of Harlequinade and All On Her Own, Terence Rattigan’s dramatic monologue at the Garrick Theatre, and Stevie at Hampstead Theatre.
Other theatre credits include The Cherry Orchard, Much Ado About Nothing and The Rose Tattoo for the National Theatre, Passion Play (Duke of York’s) and All My Sons (Apollo).
On Broadway Zoë has received Tony Award nominations for her performances in Piaf, Loot, Electra, and Awake and Sing.
Wanamaker’s varied television career includes the much-loved BBC sitcom My Family, along with Poirot and Mr Selfridge.
She received a BAFTA nomination for her role in the film Wilde, with other film credits including Harry Potter, My Week With Marilyn and The Last 10 Days of Hitler.
Zoe will play Meg, the owner of a sleepy seaside boarding house in Harold Pinter’s classic comedy of menace The Birthday Party. The 60th anniverssary production is directed by former Royal Court Artistic Director, Ian Rickson and will also star Toby Jones, Stephen Mangan and Pearl Mackie.
The Birthday Party runs from 9 January 2018 until 14 April 2018 at the Harold Pinter Theatre.