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The Birthday Party

Summary
BBC production of The Birthday Party by Harold Pinter, with the playwright in the role of Goldberg.
Theatre play
The Birthday Party by Harold Pinter [more information]
Date of transmission
Sunday 21 June 1987
Time
9.20-11.10pm
Series
Theatre Night
Channel
BBC2
Production company
BBC

Credits

Director
Kenneth Ives
Producer
Rosemary Hill
Lighting
Clive Thomas
Playwright
Harold Pinter
Designer
Bruce Macadie
Costumes
Odette Barrow
Cast
Colin BlakelyMcCann
Kenneth CranhamStanley
Robert LangPetey
Harold PinterGoldberg
Joan PlowrightMeg
Julie WaltersLulu

Audiovisual sources

Title
The Birthday Party (BBC, 1987)
Archive
BBC Information and Archives [more information]
Address

White City
London
UK

Telephone

+44 (0)20 8008 2288

Website

http://www.bbc.co.uk/informationandarchives/

Access

BBC Information and Archives is not open to the public.

Print sources

Title
At Home for Pinter’s Party (Newspaper review)
Author/creator
Hugh Hebert (Reviewer)
Reference
The Guardian, 22 June 1987, p. 23
Title
Pinter Does his own Thing (Newspaper article)
Reference
The Independent, 20 June 1987, p. 33
Notes
With image from the production.
Title
Radio Times, 18 June 1987 (Magazine)
Linking notes
illustrated article, p. 16; listing with colour photograph, p. 31
Title
Stirring Sight (Newspaper review)
Author/creator
Martin Cropper (Reviewer)
Reference
The Times, 22 June 1987, p. 16

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