Posted on 23 December 2013

Drawing the Line: ★★★★ from The Sunday Times

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Drawing the Line review by The Sunday Times Jane Edwardes

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Posted on 13 December 2013

Drawing the Line: ★★★★ from The Daily Mail

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Drawing battle lines at the end of the Raj By Quentin Letts, The Daily Mail

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Posted on 11 December 2013

Drawing the Line: ★★★★ from The Independent

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Drawing the Line, theatre review: ‘A fresh perspective on India’s partition’ By Paul Taylor, The Independent

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Posted on 11 December 2013

Drawing the Line: ★★★★ from Metro

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Prime minister asking a favour?

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Posted on 10 December 2013

Drawing the Line: ★★★★ from Evening Standard

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Howard Brenton’s historical drama is a slick work which examines the independence of India and the creation of Pakistan By Fiona Mountford, Evening Standard

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Posted on 10 December 2013

Drawing the Line: ★★★★ from Guardian

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Howard Brenton’s ambitious account of the partition of India in 1947 crams an amazing amount into 25 scenes of cool clarity By Michael Billington, Guardian

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Posted on 10 December 2013

Drawing the Line: Press Night photos

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Taken by Jon Holloway

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Posted on 10 December 2013

Drawing the Line: ★★★★ from FT

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Howard Brenton’s new play skilfully distils the turmoil of partition, focusing on the role of one man By Sarah Hemming, Financial Times

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Posted on 6 December 2013

Drawing the Line: Production photos

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Taken by Catherine Ashmore

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Posted on 4 December 2013

Harper's Bazaar: Emilia Fox interview

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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 2 December 2013

Rapture, Blister, Burn: Behind the scenes

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Get an exclusive insight into the Rapture, Blister, Burn publicity shoot with our behind-the-scenes photo gallery of Emma Fielding and Emilia Fox.

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Posted on 2 December 2013

Rapture, Blister, Burn: Full casting announced

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Polly Adams, Emma Fielding, Adam James and Shannon Tarbet join Emilia Fox in Rapture, Blister, Burn, Gina Gionfriddo’s witty dissection of gender politics.

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Posted on 26 November 2013

Edward Hall introduces Drawing the Line

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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

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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

Video: The cast introduce Drawing the Line

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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

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

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Posted on 15 November 2013

Spring Season 2014 announced

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Hampstead Theatre announces its New Year programme of two UK Premieres:

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Posted on 15 November 2013

Imelda Staunton: A career in pictures

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A winner of two Olivier Awards, Imelda Staunton’s career has spanned over three decades and includes memorable starring roles in three mediums; film, television, and theatre.

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Posted on 15 November 2013

Emilia Fox: A career in pictures

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After being away from the stage for ten years, Emilia Fox, whose vibrant career has included television, film, and theatre, makes her debut at Hampstead Theatre in Rapture, Blister, Burn.

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Posted on 15 November 2013

A brief introduction to spring’s writers

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RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN By Gina Gionfriddo

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Posted on 15 November 2013

Hampstead and Harper's Bazaar special event

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‘Can women have it all?’ Hampstead Theatre and Harper’s Bazaar present a special performance of Rapture, Blister, Burn 5 February 6pm

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Posted on 12 November 2013

Drawing The Line: In rehearsals

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Photos taken by Catherine Ashmore

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Posted on 8 November 2013

Extra matinee added for sold-out Raving

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EXTRA MATINEE ADDED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND FOR RAVINGWednesday 20 November 2.30pm

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Posted on 25 October 2013

Raving: ★★★★★ from Daily Mail

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It’s rude, crude and absolutely hilarious By Quentin Letts, Daily Mail

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Posted on 25 October 2013

Drawing the Line: Full casting announced

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Hampstead Theatre is delighted to announce its cast for the premiere of Howard Brenton’s new play.

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Posted on 25 October 2013

Raving: Press Night photos

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Thursday night (24 October) was Press Night at Hampstead Theatre for Raving.

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Posted on 21 October 2013

Ham & High: Robert Webb interview

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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

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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

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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 7 October 2013

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

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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 30 September 2013

The Observer: Sarah Hadland interview

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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

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Have you ever wanted to ask Robert Webb anything?

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Posted on 27 September 2013

Raving: In rehearsals

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Photos taken by Manuel Harlan

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Posted on 24 September 2013

Drawing the Line: An introduction by Howard Brenton

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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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