Posted on 1 December 2021

Times Radio interviews Folk writer Nell Leyshon

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

On Tuesday 30 October, Folk writer Nell Leyshon spoke to Mariella Frostrup on Times Radio about her beautiful new play with songs.

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Posted on 29 November 2021

PEGGY FOR YOU AND TAMSIN GREIG ON THE ANDREW MARR SHOW

Posted in: Interviews with cast and creatives

On Sunday 28 November, Peggy For You star Tamsin Greig spoke to The Andrew Marr Show on BBC1 about playing this legendary theatrical agent Peggy Ramsay this festive season.

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Posted on 19 November 2021

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE RECEIVES THIRD CRUCIAL GRANT FROM GOVERNMENT’S CULTURE RECOVERY FUND

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Hampstead Theatre has received the news that the Department for Culture, Media and Sport will invest another vital package of financial support into the organisation as part of the UK Government’s Culture Recovery Fund (CRF).

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Posted on 12 November 2021

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES THREE WORLD PREMIERES FOR 2022, FEATURING NEW PLAYS BY FLORIAN ZELLER (TRANSLATED BY CHRISTOPHER HAMPTON), ALEXIS ZEGERMAN AND ROY WILLIAMS

Posted in: Announcements

Hampstead Theatre is delighted to announce three world premieres for its Main Stage in 2022.

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Posted on 10 November 2021

iNews: Adapting little scratch for the stage

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

Gwen Smith of iNews speaks to little scratch author Rebecca Watson, adaptor for the stage Miriam Battye and director Katie Mitchell about bring this radical work to the stage.

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Posted on 4 November 2021

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES FULL CAST AND CREATIVE TEAM FOR ALAN PLATER’S PEGGY FOR YOU, DIRECTED BY RICHARD WILSON, FROM 10 DECEMBER UNTIL 29 JANUARY 2022

Posted in: Main Stage

Hampstead Theatre is delighted to announce the full cast and creative team for Alan Plater’s raucously funny Peggy For You, directed by Richard Wilson and starring Tamsin Greig in the title role, from 10 December until 29 January 2022.

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Posted on 4 November 2021

Woman's Hour interviews Stockard Channing

Posted in: Interviews with cast and creatives

Woman's Hour speaks to Stockard Channing, currently starring in Marsha Norman's 'night, Mother on the Main Stage.

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Posted on 2 November 2021

Financial Times: ‘It’s inside someone’s brain’ — little scratch at Hampstead Theatre

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

Sarah Hemming of Financial Times speaks to the team bringing little scratch to life Downstairs - novelist Rebecca Watson, adapter for the stage Miriam Battye and director Katie Mitchell.

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Posted on 29 September 2021

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES THE WORLD PREMIERES OF LITTLE SCRATCH, BY REBECCA WATSON, IN AN ADAPTATION BY MIRIAM BATTYE, DIRECTED BY KATIE MITCHELL, AND NELL LEYSHON’S FOLK DIRECTED BY ROXANA SILBERT

Posted in: Announcements

Hampstead Theatre is delighted to announce the remaining two world premieres for its Downstairs space in 2021.

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Posted on 28 September 2021

MALINDADZIMU: REVIEWS ROUND-UP

Posted in: Theatre Reviews

See what reviewers have been saying about Mufaro Makubika's 'poignant' and 'beautiful' play Malindadzimu...

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Posted on 17 September 2021

THE MEMORY OF WATER: ★★★★ FROM DAILY MAIL

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Patrick Marmion awards Shelagh Stephenson's 'The Memory of Water' four stars.

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Posted on 10 September 2021

THE MEMORY OF WATER: ★★★★ FROM THE TIMES

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Dominic Maxwell awards Shelagh Stephenson's 'The Memory of Water' four stars.

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Posted on 10 September 2021

THE MEMORY OF WATER: ★★★★ FROM INDEPENDENT

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Isobel Lewis awards Shelagh Stephenson's 'The Memory of Water' four stars.

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Posted on 10 September 2021

THE MEMORY OF WATER: ★★★★★ FROM BRITISH THEATRE

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Libby Purves awards Shelagh Stephenson's 'The Memory of Water' five stars.

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Posted on 10 September 2021

THE MEMORY OF WATER: ★★★★ FROM BROADWAY WORLD

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Cindy Marcolina awards Shelagh Stephenson's 'The Memory of Water' four stars.

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Posted on 25 August 2021

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES STOCKARD CHANNING AND REBECCA NIGHT IN MARSHA NORMAN’S ‘NIGHT, MOTHER AND TAMSIN GREIG IN ALAN PLATER’S PEGGY FOR YOU

Posted in: Main Stage

Stockard Channing and Rebecca Night will perform in the Pulitzer Prize-winning ‘night, Mother by Marsha Norman, directed by the theatre’s Artistic Director Roxana Silbert. Tamsin Greig will perform in Alan Plater’s raucously funny Peggy For You, directed by Richard Wilson.

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Posted on 25 August 2021

AUTUMN 2021 SEASON OFFER

Posted in: Main Stage

For a limited time only, you can book all three Autumn Main Stage shows - The Memory of Water, 'night, Mother and Peggy For You - and save with our season offer.

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Posted on 11 August 2021

CAST ANNOUNCED FOR MALINDADZIMU

Posted in: Announcements

Shyko Amos, Kudzai Mangombe, Sifiso Mazibuko, Tendai Humphrey Sitima and Natasha Williams will star in Mufaro Makubika’s new play Malindadzimu, directed by Monique Touko.

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Posted on 11 August 2021

CAST ANNOUNCED FOR THE MEMORY OF WATER

Posted in: Announcements

Lucy Black, Kulvinder Ghir, Adam James, Lizzy McInnerny, Carolina Main and Laura Rogers will star in Shelagh Stephenson's Olivier Award-winning comedy The Memory of Water, which received its World Premier at Hampstead in 1996.

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Posted on 10 August 2021

Big Big Sky: Reviews Round-up

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

See what reviewers have been saying about Tom Wells' 'poignant, uplifting play' Big Big Sky...

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Posted on 6 August 2021

A CUP OF TEA WITH TOM WELLS

Posted in: Interviews with cast and creatives

We caught up with 'Big Big Sky' writer Tom Wells to talk life advice, his favourite place to write and Ted Lasso...

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Posted on 30 July 2021

THE TWO CHARACTER PLAY: ★★★★ FROM FINANCIAL TIMES

Posted in: Theatre Reviews

Sarah Hemming awards Tennessee Williams's 'The Two Character Play' four stars.

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Posted on 27 July 2021

THE TWO CHARACTER PLAY: ★★★★ FROM EVENING STANDARD

Posted in: Theatre Reviews

Alice Saville awards Tennessee Williams's 'The Two Character Play' four stars.

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Posted on 27 July 2021

THE TWO CHARACTER PLAY: ★★★★ FROM INDEPENDENT

Posted in: Theatre Reviews

Alexandra Pollard awards Tennessee Williams's 'The Two Character Play' four stars.

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Posted on 22 July 2021

THE MEMORY OF WATER AND MALINDADZIMU ANNOUNCED

Posted in: Announcements

Hampstead Theatre announces two new shows for Autumn 2021: Shelagh Stephenson's The Memory of Water, directed by Alice Hamilton, on the Main Stage and the World Premiere of Malindadzimu, directed by Monique Touko, Downstairs.

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Posted on 20 July 2021

The Telegraph: The tragic sister who inspired Tennessee Williams

Posted in: Main Stage

Claire Allfree of The Telegraph investigates the relationship between Tennessee Williams family history and his innovative thriller The Two Character Play

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Posted on 14 July 2021

HAM & HIGH INTERVIEWS THE TWO CHARACTER PLAY DIRECTOR SAM YATES

Posted in: Interviews with cast and creatives

Ham and High interviews Sam Yates, director of Tennessee Williams' The Two Character Play, ahead of its opening on our Main Stage.

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Posted on 12 July 2021

Short Film: Behind the Scenes of The Two Character Play

Posted in: Main Stage

Delve into the making of The Two Character Play with our short film featuring the cast and creative team – from direction, sound and lighting to design, movement and videography.

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Posted on 9 July 2021

Hampstead's favourite Tennessee Williams quotes

Posted in: Main Stage

Ahead of Tennessee Williams' The Two Character Play opening on the Main Stage from 17 July, the team at Hampstead have collected their favourite quotes from one the world's greatest dramatists:

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Posted on 9 July 2021

THE STAGE INTERVIEWS THE TWO CHARACTER PLAY DIRECTOR SAM YATES

Posted in: Interviews with cast and creatives

Sam Yates, director of Tenneessee Williams' The Two Character Play, spoke to The Stage about giving the play the airing it deserves at the very venue at which it premiered in 1967.

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Posted on 30 June 2021

A statement from Hampstead Theatre regarding The Death of a Black Man

Posted in: Announcements

We regret to announce that all remaining performances of The Death of a Black Man (due to run until 10 July) have been cancelled.

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Posted on 24 June 2021

RAYA: ★★★★ FROM THE ARTS DESK

Posted in: Theatre Reviews

Gary Naylor awards Deborah Bruce's 'Raya' four stars.

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Posted on 19 June 2021

RAYA: ★★★★ FROM THE TELEGRAPH

Posted in: Theatre Reviews

Claire Allfree awards Deborah Bruce's 'Raya' four stars.

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Posted on 18 June 2021

New Installation: From Page to Stage

Posted in: Announcements

Theatre Designers Tom Piper and Rosin Martindale have created a new installation 'From Page to Stage' for Hampstead's Lower Foyer.

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