Posted on 31 December 2014

A Cup of Tea with... Elephants' Adam Buchanan

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We catch up with Elephants’ Adam Buchanan over a cup of tea about embarrassing on stage moments, alternative career paths and having a pint with Sir Ian McKellen.

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Posted on 3 December 2014

Hampstead Christmas gift ideas

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Stuck for Christmas present ideas?

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Posted on 28 November 2014

A Cup of Tea with... State Red's Samuel Anderson

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State Red’s Samuel Anderson talks to Hampstead Theatre’s Online Features Editor Faye Johnson about party tricks, reuniting with the other History Boys and Doctor Who.

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Posted on 20 November 2014

A Cup of Tea with... Elephants Director Tamara Harvey

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We chat to Elephants Director and Hampstead Theatre regular Tamara Harvey between rehearsals about life advice, Alan Ayckbourn and an excess of sprouts.

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Posted on 17 November 2014

A Cup of Tea with... Elephants Writer Rose Heiney

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We speak to Writer Rose Heiney about her debut play Elephants, her Christmas obsession and brussels sprouts.

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Posted on 7 November 2014

Wildefire: An interview with Maria Aberg

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Wildefire Director Maria Aberg talks to Hampstead Theatre’s Online Features Editor, Susie Benson, about collaborating with Roy Williams, her interest in the ‘construction of feminine identity’ and deconstruction of Shakespeare

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Posted on 6 November 2014

Indira Varma: A career in pictures

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Famous for roles on screen and stage, Indira Varma has enjoyed an incredibly varied and successful career from playing Harold Pinter’s Gila in One for the Road (Broadway), Noel Coward’s Bunty Mainwaring in The Vortext (Donmar) and David Hare’s Nadia Baliye in The Vertical Hour (Royal Court) to prolific television roles such as Game of Thrones and Luther.

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Posted on 31 October 2014

Wildefire: Life in the Police Force by The Lord Paddick

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‘Are you in the job?’ is the question a police officer will often ask someone who he believes to be a fellow officer.

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Posted on 30 October 2014

Edward Hall introduces Wildefire

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Wildefire was one of the first plays I had the pleasure of commissioning when I took over Hampstead.

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Posted on 24 October 2014

A Cup of Tea With... Four Minutes Twelve Seconds Actor Jonathan McGuiness

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We chat to Jonathan McGuiness about Four Minutes Twelve Seconds, life advice and favourite London haunts.

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Posted on 23 October 2014

Wildefire: Win with Hampstead Theatre and Bloomsbury

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THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED AND A WINNER HAS BEEN CHOSEN

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Posted on 21 October 2014

A Cup of Tea With... State Red Writer Atiha Sen Gupta

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We talk to State Red Writer Atiha Sen Gupta about her playwriting heroes, Roy Williams and humanising headlines.

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Posted on 21 October 2014

Sunny Afternoon: Listen to the first tracks released from the cast recording

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Listen to four preview tracks released from the Sunny Afternoon Official Cast Recording ahead of its release on 27 October.

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Posted on 19 September 2014

Edward Hall introduces Seminar

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This production marks the start of my fifth season at Hampstead.

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Posted on 18 September 2014

A brand new Foyer and Bar for Autumn 2014

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In a matter of days our totally transformed Foyer and Bar will be opening to the public to coincide with Seminar, our first show of the Autumn Season.

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Posted on 10 September 2014

YOUR interview with Roger Allam: submit questions now

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Have you ever wanted to ask Roger Allam anything?

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Posted on 10 September 2014

Video: Meet the Downstairs Writers

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Posted on 4 September 2014

Win tickets to Seminar and an overnight stay at the London Marriott Hotel Regents Park

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THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED AND A WINNER HAS BEEN CHOSEN

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Posted on 29 August 2014

Getting To Know You: Jo Boniface, Sales Manager

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We talk to Jo Boniface to find out what a day in the life of a Sales Manager looks like, from selling tickets and fixing printers to helping customers and dealing with the ‘Pied Piper’.

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Posted on 26 August 2014

Downstairs Autumn Season: Interview with the Writers

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We interview two of the Downstairs Autumn Season Writers to find out more about Four minutes twelve seconds and Elephants.

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Posted on 4 August 2014

Terry Johnson: A Director's profile

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With numerous awards under his belt, including two Oliviers and a Tony, Terry Johnson has directed, and written, some of Hampstead Theatre’s most popular and fastest selling hits of the past two years, Race (2013), Hysteria (2013) and Old Money (2012).

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Posted on 17 July 2014

Getting To Know You: Liberty Oberlander, Development Manager

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We talk to Liberty Oberlander to find out what a day in the life of a Development Manager looks like, from raising money and looking after Patrons to raiding the prop store and actors doing the conga.

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Posted on 13 June 2014

Edward Hall introduces Wonderland

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One of the occupational hazards of running a New Writing theatre is that family holidays are the sole opportunities for play reading marathons… Thus, the Christmas before last, I made my farewells at the theatre and set off for home with a huge pile of scripts under my arm.

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Posted on 12 June 2014

Writing Wonderland: An interview with Beth Steel

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Wonderland Writer Beth Steel talks to Hampstead Theatre’s Online Features Editor, Susie Benson, about the inspiration behind her new play and bringing such an ambitious story to stage

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Posted on 28 May 2014

A Cup of Tea With... In The Vale Of Health's Jamie Ballard

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We grabbed Jamie Ballard between a sold out run Downstairs and a transfer to the Main Stage to talk playing Hamlet, Andrew Scott and favourite cheeses.

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Posted on 21 May 2014

In The Vale Of Health rehearsal diary: Part Four

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Part Three: Missing Dates By Laurence Cook, In The Vale Of Health Associate Director

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Posted on 19 May 2014

Sunny Afternoon: Backstage photos

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Get a behind-the-scenes insight into Hampstead’s new musical Sunny Afternoon with our exclusive backstage photos.

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Posted on 13 May 2014

Wonderland: Meet the cast

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Meet the cast for Beth Steel’s epic new play Wonderland…

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Posted on 6 May 2014

A Cup of Tea With... In The Vale of Health's Laura Rees

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We chat to Laura Rees over a cup of tea about In The Vale Of Health, Maxine Peake and alternative careers.

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Posted on 14 April 2014

Wonderland: A timeline of the 1984/5 Miners' Strike

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Photo: © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

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Posted on 14 April 2014

Wonderland: The Key Players

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‘Beth Steel, in a commanding Main Stage debut, illuminates corners of a story you think you know but you don’t.’ David Hare, writer of The Judas Kiss, Skylight and Pravda

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Posted on 14 April 2014

Wonderland Director announces exciting new staging plans

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Image: Chariots of Fire in the round (2012)

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Posted on 11 April 2014

A Cup Of Tea With... In The Vale Of Health's Gethin Anthony

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We grabbed Gethin Anthony in between performing Japes and rehearsing Japes Too to talk acting idols, life advice and that time he fell off stage.

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