Posted on 4 December 2013

Harper's Bazaar: Emilia Fox interview

Posted in: Main Stage

Focusing on the changing roles of women in society, Rapture, Blister, Burn sees three generations of women coming together to talk about their own life choices – from the academic rock star who chose work over love, to the dedicated mother who missed out on having a career.

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Posted on 28 November 2013

The Guardian: Tracy-Ann Oberman's Dressing Room

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

Interview by Matt Trueman in The Guardian.

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Posted on 26 November 2013

Edward Hall introduces Drawing the Line

Posted in: HT Blogs

This production is the second of the historical dramas that we have commissioned from Howard Brenton: the first, 55 Days, was one of the theatrical events of 2012.

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Posted on 23 November 2013

Exclusive interview with Howard Davies

Posted in: HT Blogs

Howard Davies discusses Drawing the Line, his theatre career and his most meaningful award with Hampstead’s online features Editor, Susie Benson.

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Posted on 20 November 2013

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

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

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 20 November 2013

Video: The cast introduce Drawing the Line

Posted in: Main Stage

Cast members Paul Bazely (Jinnah), Tom Beard (Cyril Radcliffe), Lucy Black (Lady Mountbatten), Silas Carson (Nehru), Tanveer Ghani (Gandhi) and Andrew Havill (Lord Mountbatten) discuss their characters and Howard Brenton’s new play Drawing The Line.

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Posted on 15 November 2013

Video: Edward Hall introduces Spring Season

Posted in: Announcements

Hampstead Theatre’s Artistic Director, Edward Hall, introduces the 2014 Spring Season.

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Posted on 8 November 2013

Fault Lines: A writer's introduction

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

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 25 October 2013

Ham & High: Michael Attenborough interview

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

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

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Posted on 21 October 2013

Ham & High: Robert Webb interview

Posted in: Main Stage

Comedian tells Alex Bellotti about his role in Hampstead Theatre’s Raving and why he still sees a future for Peep Show

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Posted on 14 October 2013

Edward Hall introduces Raving

Posted in: HT Blogs

I vividly recall reading Simon Paisley Day’s lively first play, Spike which I thought a really exciting debut.

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Posted on 11 October 2013

YOUR interview with Raving's Robert Webb

Posted in: HT Blogs

We gave our online followers the opportunity to ask Robert Webb any questions they wanted – and the tweets came in thick and fast!

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Posted on 8 October 2013

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

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

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 7 October 2013

'I’m going to write and I’m going to act' - interview with Simon Paisley Day

Posted in: HT Blogs

Hampstead Theatre’s Features Editor, Susie Benson, talks to Raving Writer Simon Paisley Day about new writing, acting and and sheer bloody-mindedness…

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Posted on 3 October 2013

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

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

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

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Posted on 30 September 2013

The Observer: Sarah Hadland interview

Posted in: Main Stage

The Observer’s Liz Hoggard interviews Sarah Hadland who is playing Rosy in Raving (runs on the Main Stage 17 October – 23 November)

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Posted on 30 September 2013

YOUR interview with Robert Webb: submit questions now

Posted in: Main Stage

Have you ever wanted to ask Robert Webb anything?

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Posted on 24 September 2013

Drawing the Line: An introduction by Howard Brenton

Posted in: Main Stage

We talk to Howard Brenton, writer of Hampstead’s hit plays 55 Days and #aiww: The Arrest of Ai Weiwei, about Sophocles, the intimacy of theatre and the inspiration behind his new play Drawing the Line.

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Posted on 17 September 2013

'I love making worlds' - interview with Designer Lez Brotherston

Posted in: HT Blogs

Hampstead Theatre’s Features Editor, Susie Benson, talks to Hysteria Designer Lez Brotherston on melting clocks, and those famous macho swans…

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Posted on 12 September 2013

Time Out: Backstage with Antony Sher

Posted in: Main Stage

Time Out’s Andrzej Lukowski talks to Hysteria’s Antony Sher.

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Posted on 6 September 2013

Edward Hall introduces Hysteria

Posted in: HT Blogs

When Terry Johnson was rehearsing Race for us, which proved one of the most attended successes in Hampstead’s history, we at last had a chance to talk in earnest about the possibility of bringing Hysteria to Hampstead.

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Posted on 6 September 2013

Ham & High: Antony Sher interview

Posted in: Main Stage

Ham & High’s Alex Bellotti talks to Hysteria’s Antony Sher about Freud, Shakespeare and the benefits of self-analysis.

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Posted on 3 September 2013

Raving: Behind the scenes at the photo shoot

Posted in: HT Blogs

We go behind the scenes at the Raving marketing shoot to see Robert Webb, Sarah Hadland, Issy van Randwyck and Nicholas Rowe in action and speak to Head of Marketing, Jess Woodward, and Creative Director, Shaun Webb, about the the thought and process towards capturing the perfect picture.

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Posted on 27 August 2013

The Times: Terry Johnson on theatre and Hitchcock blondes

Posted in: Main Stage

Terry Johnson’s plays are all sex, nudity and wicked comedy, but don’t expect many more.

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Posted on 13 August 2013

The Empty Quarter: An interview with writer Alexandra Wood

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

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

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

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

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Posted on 12 July 2013

Video: 21 Questions with... Propeller's Finn Hanlon and Arthur Wilson

Posted in: HT Blogs

We challenge Propeller’s Finn Hanlon (Lucentio/Antonio) and Arthur Wilson (Bianca/Curio/Priest) to answer 21 questions on everything from touring with an all-male company and favourite lines to passing out on stage and Elton John.

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Posted on 12 July 2013

Video: Responsible Other cast interviews

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

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

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Posted on 10 July 2013

Getting To Know You: Hannah Gibbs, Wardrobe Mistress

Posted in: HT Blogs

We chat to Hannah Gibbs to find out what a day in the life of a Wardrobe Mistress involves, from sweaty costumes and sewing to live streaming and John Sessions’ broken fly.

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Posted on 2 July 2013

Video: Edward Hall introduces autumn season

Posted in: Announcements

Hampstead Theatre’s Artistic Director, Edward Hall, introduces the 2013 Autumn Season.

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Posted on 27 June 2013

Race: Backstage tour video

Posted in: HT Blogs

Hampstead Theatre’s Company Stage Manager, Robyn Hardy, gives us a backstage tour of David Mamet’s Race.

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Posted on 19 June 2013

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

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

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

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

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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