The Jamie Lloyd Company presents Party Time / Celebration as part of its extraordinary season of one-act plays by Harold Pinter at the Harold Pinter Theatre.
Pinter at the Pinter is an unparalleled event featuring the short plays written by the greatest British playwright of the 20th Century, in the theatre that bears his name. They have never been performed together in a season of this kind. Each play runs for a limited number of performances.
Party Time / Celebration is booking from 20 December 2018 until 26 January 2019 at the Harold Pinter Theatre, London.
WHAT’S THE STORY?
A scathing and bitterly amusing attack on the increasingly powerful and narcissistic super-rich, set against the backdrop of terrifying state oppression, the highly pertinent Party Time is paired with Harold Pinter’s final play, Celebration.
Celebration is an irresistible comedy about the vulgarity and ostentatious materialism of the nouveau riche, set in a fashionable London restaurant. An evening of social satire that chimes with our times, directed by Jamie Lloyd.
WHO’S IN IT? PARTY TIME / CELEBRATION CAST
Cast includes Celia Imrie, Ron Cook, Phil Davis, Gary Kemp, Tracy Ann Oberman, Abraham Popoola, Katherine Kingsley, Eleanor Matsuura and John Simm.
Directed by Jamie Lloyd with design by Soutra Gilmore.
★★★★★ ‘Exceptional. Live a little and go party with Pinter’ The Times
★★★★ ‘The swaggering pizzazz is a real shot of adrenaline’ Time Out
★★★★ ‘Lloyd pushes it to the limits creating an air of drunken frenzy’
Theatre InformationHarold Pinter Theatre
Address: 6 Panton Street, London, SW1Y 4DN
Nearest Underground: Piccadilly Circus (Piccadilly line, Bakerloo line)
Nearest Buses: 3, 6, 9, 12, 14, 15, 19, 22, 23, 24, 29, 38, 88, 91, 94, 139, 159, 176, 453
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