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The Birthday Party

Harold Pinter

The Birthday Party is the second play by Harold Pinter, initially confounding critics in the 1950s, the play explores the fluidity of time, place and identity and quickly became a celebrated modern classic.

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£9.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571160785
Date Published
04.03.1991
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Summary

Stanley Webber is visited in his boarding house by strangers, Goldberg and McCann. An innocent-seeming birthday party for Stanley turns into a nightmare.

The Birthday Party was first performed in 1958 and is now a modern classic, produced and studied throughout the world.

HaroldPinter

Harold Pinter was born in London in 1930. He lived with Antonia Fraser from 1975 and they married in 1980. In 1995 he won the David Cohen British Literature Prize, awarded for a lifetime’s achievement in literature. In 1996 he was given the Laurence Olivier Award for a lifetime’s achievement in theatre. In 2002 he was made a Companion of…

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