Posted on 27 December 2013

The Blackest Black: In rehearsals

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Posted on 27 December 2013

The Blackest Black: Full casting announced

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Hampstead Theatre is delighted to announce that the cast for BAFTA winner Jeremy Brock’s new play, The Blackest Black, will be Ian Bonar, John Light and Charity Wakefield.

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Posted on 13 December 2013

Fault Lines: Production photos

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Posted on 6 December 2013

New Downstairs season now on sale

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HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES TWO NEW PLAYS FOR THE NEW YEAR AT HAMPSTEAD DOWNSTAIRS

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Posted on 28 November 2013

The Guardian: Tracy-Ann Oberman's Dressing Room

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Interview by Matt Trueman in The Guardian.

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Posted on 21 November 2013

Fault Lines: In rehearsal

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Behind the scenes photos of the new Downstairs production this Christmas.

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Posted on 20 November 2013

A Cup of Tea with... Godchild's Chook Sibtain

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We chat to Chook Sibtain over a cup of tea about embarrassing moments, Michael Attenborough and being a grown up.

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Posted on 19 November 2013

Fault Lines: Trailer

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Posted on 11 November 2013

Fault Lines: Full casting announced

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Natalie Dew, Samuel James, Alex Lawther and Nichola McAuliffe play the staff of a small relief charity in Ali Taylor’s sharp new comedy, which gives the expression ‘having a disastrous Christmas’ a whole new meaning.

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Posted on 8 November 2013

Fault Lines: A writer's introduction

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We chat to writer Ali Taylor, who makes his Hampstead Theatre debut with Fault Lines, about inspiration, Joe Orton and bad gags.

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Posted on 4 November 2013

Godchild: Production photos

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Posted on 25 October 2013

Ham & High: Michael Attenborough interview

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Ham & High’s Sam Warner interviews Godchild Director Michael Attenborough and Hampstead’s Artistic Director Edward Hall.

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Posted on 18 October 2013

Godchild: In rehearsal

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Photos taken by Becky Paris

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Posted on 8 October 2013

A Cup of Tea with... Godchild's Tracy-Ann Oberman

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We chat to Tracy-Ann Oberman, who returns to Hampstead after a sell-out run in Old Money on the Main Stage earlier this year, about Hysteria, Mary Beard and being a grown up.

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Posted on 3 October 2013

A Cup of Tea with... The Empty Quarter's Gunnar Cauthery

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We chat to Gunnar Cauthery about the intimacy of Hampstead Downstairs, embarrassing on stage moments and Mark Rylance.

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Posted on 1 October 2013

Godchild: Full casting announced

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Hampstead Downstairs/The Peter Wolff Trust PresentGODCHILD Writer Deborah Bruce Director Michael Attenborough Designer Francesca Ready Lighting Oliver Fenwick Sound John Leonard 31 October – 30 November 2013

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Posted on 27 September 2013

The Empty Quarter: Production photos

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Posted on 16 September 2013

The Empty Quarter: In rehearsals

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Photos taken by Becky Paris

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Posted on 6 September 2013

The Empty Quarter: Full casting announced

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Hampstead Theatre is delighted to announce full casting for The Empty Quarter, Alexandra Wood’s Downstairs debut, directed by Anna Ledwich.

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Posted on 13 August 2013

The Empty Quarter: An interview with writer Alexandra Wood

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We chat to Alexandra Wood about her Hampstead debut, the inspiration behind her new play The Empty Quarter and her playwriting heroes.

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Posted on 2 August 2013

Video: Will Mortimer introduces Downstairs Autumn Season

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Hampstead Theatre’s Literary Manager, Will Mortimer, introduces the 2013 Downstairs Autumn Season.

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Posted on 2 August 2013

Hampstead Downstairs Autumn Season 2013 announced

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– 3 new plays by 3 new Downstairs writers– Michael Attenborough returns to Hampstead and directs Downstairs for the first time– Tracy-Ann Oberman returns to Hampstead and makes her acting Downstairs debut– Anna Ledwich and Lisa Spirling return to direct following their Downstairs hits last year

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Posted on 12 July 2013

Video: Responsible Other cast interviews

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Alice Sykes (Daisy) and Candassaie Liburd (Alice) talk about Responsible Other

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Posted on 27 June 2013

Responsible Other: Production Photos

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Photos taken by Richard Lakos

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Posted on 19 June 2013

Responsible Other: Assistant Director's Rehearsal Diary - Week Three

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Responsible Other’s Assistant Director, Simon Ryninks, gives an insight into the second week of rehearsals including scripts, forgetting lines and appearing in The Telegraph.

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Posted on 7 June 2013

'I don't like the audience to get too comfortable' The South African interviews Jonathan Munby

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“I don’t like an audience to get too comfortable”: Director Jonathan Munby

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Posted on 7 June 2013

Responsible Other: Assistant Director's Rehearsal Diary - Week Two

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Responsible Other’s Assistant Director, Simon Ryninks, gives an insight into the second week of rehearsals including staging and learning more about Lupus.

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Posted on 5 June 2013

Evening Standard: Responsible Other

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Mrs Lineker: Modelling helped me overcome my hair loss trauma By Miranda Bryant, Evening Standard

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Posted on 4 June 2013

A Cup of Tea with... A Human Being Died That Night actor Noma Dumezweni

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We chat to actor Noma Dumezweni about her favourite London haunts, researching for her role and meeting Al Pacino. Noma is playing Pumla in A Human Being Died That Night which runs Downstairs until 15 June 2013.

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Posted on 3 June 2013

Hampstead Downstairs: Tomorrow's Theatre Today

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‘The Theatre Downstairs at Hampstead is one of the most exciting interventions into the new writing theatrical landscape in London for the past five years’ says Simon Stephens, writer of Punk Rock and On the Shore of the Wide World.

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Posted on 3 June 2013

Responsible Other: Assistant Director's Rehearsal Diary - Week One

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Responsible Other’s Assistant Director, Simon Ryninks, gives an insight into the first week of rehearsals including social media lessons and filming a trailer.

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Posted on 31 May 2013

A Cup of Tea With... A Human Being Died That Night actor Matthew Marsh

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We chat to actor Matthew Marsh about returning to Hampstead, playing a notorious character and embarrassing moments on stage.

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Posted on 28 May 2013

A Human Being Died That Night: What the audience thinks

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‘A human being died that night.

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Posted on 24 May 2013

Responsible Other: Who are Made By Brick?

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Watch Made By Brick’s film to find out a little more about Who they are and Melanie Spencer’s new play Responsible Other which they will be bringing to Hampstead Downstairs 20 June – 20 July.

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