Posted on 10 July 2024

SIMON RUSSELL BEALE STARS IN TOM STOPPARD’S THE INVENTION OF LOVE AT HAMPSTEAD THEATRE

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Simon Russell Beale will star as A E Housman in Tom Stoppard’s The Invention of Love directed by Blanche McIntyre at Hampstead Theatre from 4 December to 25 January.

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Posted on 3 July 2024

CAST ANNOUNCED FOR BELLRINGERS BY DAISY HALL

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The full cast has been announced for Bellringers by Daisy Hall which runs Downstairs from 27 September to 2 November.

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Posted on 21 June 2024

THE TELEGRAPH INTERVIEW WITH CHRISTOPHER HAMPTON

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Find out more about Stefan Zweig's life and Christopher Hampton's adaptation of his short story to stage play in this interview with The Telegraph.

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Posted on 5 June 2024

EASTERN EYE INTERVIEW WITH BALLY GILL

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

Bally Gill talks to Eastern Eye about being back on stage in The Harmony Test, playing Kash and the similarities between his character and his own life.

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Posted on 28 May 2024

CAST ANNOUNCED FOR THE WORLD PREMIERE OF GRUD BY SARAH POWER DIRECTED BY JAZ WOODCOCK-STEWART

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The full cast has been announced for the world premiere of Grud by Sarah Power at Hampstead Downstairs from 28 June to 3 August.

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Posted on 17 May 2024

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES NEW SEASON FEATURING EIGHT PLAYS BY INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNISED AND FIRST-TIME PLAYWRIGHTS

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Running from September to March the new programme includes world premieres of plays by Stella Feehily, Richard Bean, Beau Willimon and Jack Bradfield, the UK premiere of a play by Rajiv Joseph, debut plays by Daisy Hall and Jamie Armitage, plus a major new staging of a Tom Stoppard play. Seven of the eight plays are new works.

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Posted on 15 May 2024

BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY - PRESS NIGHT PHOTOS

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Press Night photos from 13 May 2024 for Between Riverside and Crazy.

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Posted on 7 May 2024

CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR THE UK PREMIERE OF VISIT FROM AN UNKNOWN WOMAN

Posted in: Main Stage

Casting has been announced for Visit from an Unknown Woman; a new play by Christopher Hampton based on the compelling short story by Stefan Zweig. Directed by Chelsea Walker, the play will have its UK premiere at Hampstead Theatre from 21 June to 27 July.

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Posted on 3 May 2024

HAM & HIGH INTERVIEWS DANNY SAPANI

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Ham & High talk to Danny Sapani about playing retired cop Pops in Stephen Adly Guirgis’ Between Riverside and Crazy.

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Posted on 15 April 2024

FULL CAST ANNOUNCED FOR THE HARMONY TEST BY RICHARD MOLLOY

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The full cast has been announced for the world premiere of Richard Molloy’s The Harmony Test at Hampstead Downstairs from 17 May to 22 June.

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Posted on 10 April 2024

PAUL JESSON ON SURVIVAL, STRENGTH, AND THE HEALING POTENTIAL OF ARTS

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Olivier Award-winning actor, Paul Jesson, explains how Richard Nelson came to write a solo play for him.

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Posted on 3 April 2024

WOMAN’S HOUR INTERVIEWS APRIL DE ANGELIS AND RACHAEL STIRLING

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Playwright April De Angelis and actor Rachael Stirling spoke to BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour about Hampstead’s latest new play The Divine Mrs S which explores the life of Sarah Siddons.

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Posted on 3 April 2024

FULL CAST ANNOUNCED FOR STEPHEN ADLY GUIRGIS’ BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY DIRECTED BY MICHAEL LONGHURST

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The full cast has been announced for the UK premiere of Between Riverside and Crazy by Stephen Adly Guirgis directed by Michael Longhurst at Hampstead Theatre from 3 May to 15 June.

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Posted on 28 March 2024

DANNY SAPANI STARS IN STEPHEN ADLY GUIRGIS’ BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY, DIRECTED BY MICHAEL LONGHURST

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Hot on the heels of his hugely acclaimed performance as King Lear, Danny Sapani will star in the UK premiere of Between Riverside and Crazy by Stephen Adly Guirgis, directed by Michael Longhurst, at Hampstead Theatre from 3 May to 15 June.

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Posted on 20 March 2024

THE STAGE INTERVIEW APRIL DE ANGELIS

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The writer of The Divine Mrs S, April De Angelis, talks to Nick Smurthwaite at The Stage about what attracted her to Siddons’ life story.

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Posted on 20 March 2024

THE TIMES INTERVIEW WITH THE DIVINE MRS S ACTOR RACHAEL STIRLING

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The Times talk to The Divine Mrs S actor Rachael Stirling about playing Sarah Siddons.

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Posted on 27 February 2024

THE TELEGRAPH TALKS TO JOHN LOGAN

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The Telegraph talks to John Logan all about Witchfinder General, Michael Reeves and his new play Double Feature.

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Posted on 27 February 2024

WOMAN’S HOUR INTERVIEWS JOANNA VANDERHAM

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Double Feature's Joanna Vanderham spoke to BBC Radio 4’s Woman's Hour about playing Tippi Hedren and her relationship with Alfred Hitchcock.

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Posted on 25 February 2024

FRONT ROW INTERVIEWS JOHN LOGAN

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The Oscar-nominated and BAFTA award-winning writer John Logan spoke to BBC Radio 4’s Front Row about Double Feature.

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Posted on 14 February 2024

JOANNA VANDERHAM ON PLAYING TIPPI HEDREN

Posted in: Main Stage

'What does it take to make great art?' Joanna Vanderham writes about playing Tippi Hedren in Double Feature for Broadway World

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Posted on 13 February 2024

THE TIMES: INTERVIEW WITH JOHN LOGAN, WRITER OF DOUBLE FEATURE

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The Gladiator and Bond scriptwriter spent a decade researching his new play Double Feature, about the abusive relationship between the director Alfred Hitchcock and his star actress Tippi Hedren.

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Posted on 12 February 2024

RACHAEL STIRLING STARS AS THE ‘QUEEN OF DRURY LANE’ IN THE DIVINE MRS S, A NEW PLAY BY APRIL DE ANGELIS

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Rachael Stirling will star as Sarah Siddons aka the ‘Queen of Drury Lane’ in The Divine Mrs S, a new play by April De Angelis directed by Anna Mackmin, which will have its world premiere at Hampstead Theatre from 22 March – 27 April.

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Posted on 6 February 2024

THE DIVINE MRS S, APRIL DE ANGELIS’ NEW PLAY, IS NOMINATED FOR THE SUSAN SMITH BLACKBURN PRIZE

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April De Angelis’ new play The Divine Mrs S, which has its premiere at Hampstead Theatre in March, has been nominated for this year’s Susan Smith Blackburn prize.

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Posted on 29 January 2024

SARAH SIDDONS - THE MOST FAMOUS WOMAN YOU MIGHT NEVER HAVE HEARD OF

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The World Premiere of April De Angelis’ brand new comedy The Divine Mrs S, which opens on the Main Stage on the 22 March, explores the life of actor Sarah Siddons – the most famous woman you have probably never heard of!

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Posted on 15 January 2024

FULL CAST ANNOUNCED FOR THE WORLD PREMIERE OF OUT OF SEASON

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Full cast announced for the world premiere of Out Of Season by Neil D'souza, directed by Alice Hamilton, playing Downstairs from Friday 16 February to Saturday 23 March 2024.

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Posted on 9 January 2024

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES EXTENDED RUN OF JONATHAN SPECTOR’S THIS MUCH I KNOW

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Due to popular demand, Jonathan Spector’s This Much I Know has been extended to Saturday 3 February 2024.

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Posted on 8 January 2024

CAST ANNOUNCEMENT FOR TONY AWARD WINNING JOHN LOGAN’S DOUBLE FEATURE

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Hampstead Theatre has today announced the full cast for the world premiere of Double Feature by the Golden Globe and Tony award-winning writer John Logan playing on the Main Stage from Thursday 8 February to Saturday 16 March 2024.

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Posted on 19 December 2023

THE TIMES: INTERVIEW WITH TOM STOPPARD AND DIRECTOR, NINA RAINE

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Britain’s greatest living playwright Tom Stoppard and Director Nina Raine talk to Dominic Maxwell about reviving Rock ’n’ Roll.

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Posted on 15 December 2023

JOHN LOGAN: HIS CAREER IN PICTURES

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‘I spent my life dreaming about working in the British theatre and going to the theatre and being inspired by the theatre – as everyone should be.

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Posted on 8 December 2023

ROLLING STONE: TOM STOPPARD INTERVIEW

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Tom Stoppard tells Rolling Stone UK all about Rock 'n' Roll's revival and why, at the age of 86, he isn't finished yet.

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Posted on 1 December 2023

THE GUARDIAN: TOM STOPPARD INTERVIEW

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Claire Armitstead interviews Tom Stoppard about Rock 'n' Roll which opens on the Main Stage 6 December 2023

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Posted on 1 December 2023

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR ALICE HAMILTON AMONG THE WINNERS OF THE OLWYN WYMARK AWARD

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Hamsptead’s Associate Director Alice Hamilton is among the winners of the 19th Olwen Wymark Theatre Encouragement Awards.

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Posted on 24 November 2023

MAREK HORN WINS PEGGY RAMSAY / FILM4 PLAYWRIGHTS’ BURSARY AWARD

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

Marek Horn, writer of the recent Hampstead Downstairs hit Octopolis, has been announced as one of the winners of this year’s Peggy Ramsay / Film4 Award.

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Posted on 23 November 2023

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES ITS SPRING 2024 SEASON PLUS THE LAUNCH OF A £1.25M FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

Spring 2024 will see four world premieres, one UK premiere, and one English language premiere by acclaimed writers including April De Angelis, Stephen Adly Guirgis, Christopher Hampton and Richard Nelson alongside rising playwrights Sarah Power and Richard Molloy.

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