Milton Keynes Theatre The Birthday Party Image: Mark Goucher and Everyman Theatre Cheltenham

The darkly-comic play is at Milton Keynes Theatre 9th to 13th June

Mark Goucher and Everyman Theatre Cheltenham present Harold Pinter’s comedy of menace, The Birthday Party. Michelle Collins will play Meg Boles, Tristan Gemmill plays the role of Goldberg and Paul Hickey will play McCann.

This darkly-comic play will be performed at Milton Keynes Theatre from Tuesday 9th to Saturday 13th June.

Set in a dilapidated seaside boarding house the mysterious Stanley Webber receives a visit from two sinister strangers, Goldberg and McCann. They arrive on Stanley’s birthday – or is it? What do they want and why do they want to turn Stanley’s quite world upside down?

Michelle Collins has appeared in two of Britain’s best-loved soaps EastEnders and Coronation Street, Two Thousand Acres of Skye and The Illustrated Mum for which she received an international Emmy.

Tristan Gemmill is known for his long running role as Dr Adam Trueman in Casualty and most recently as Robert Preston in Coronation Street.

Paul Hickey has appeared in many films over the years from Saving Private Ryan in the ’90’s to War Machine.

Further casting is to be announced for Pinter’s widely performed play. For more information visit Milton Keynes Theatre – The Birthday Party.