Posted on 23 December 2015

Video: Writer William Boyd introduces The Argument

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Writer William Boyd introduces us to his darkly comic new play, The Argument.

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Posted on 21 December 2015

A Cup of Tea With... Pine's Matt Whitchurch

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We chat to Matt Whitchurch about the difficulties of zips, glamorous Scottish warriors and the joy of a good festive show.

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Posted on 16 December 2015

Video: Writer Andrew Payne and director Denis Lawson introduce The Meeting

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Writer Andrew Payne and Director Denis Lawson introduce us to their biting new comedy, The Meeting.

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Posted on 7 December 2015

Firebird to open in the West End

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Following a sell-out run at Hampstead Downstairs, Phil Davies’ searing debut play Firebird opens at Trafalgar Studios from 17 February 2016.

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Posted on 4 December 2015

Video: Christmas Questions with the Pine Cast

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We challenge Pine cast members Lucy May Barker, Ronak Patani, David Mumeni and Hannah Britland to answer our festive questions.

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Posted on 20 November 2015

We interview new Downstairs writers Andrew Payne and William Boyd

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We quiz the writers of the two new Downstairs shows, The Meeting and The Argument, about favourite films, ideal dinner party guests and invaluable life lessons.

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Posted on 19 November 2015

Edward Hall to join The Children's Society for Teens In Crisis debate

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On Thursday 19 November, watch The Children’s Society’s national debate live online from 6pm tackling the question: are we failing our nation’s teenagers?

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Posted on 13 November 2015

Two new Downstairs shows announced for 2016: The Meeting and The Argument

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Andrew Payne’s The Meeting and William Boyd’s The Argument are announced for 2016

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Posted on 9 November 2015

A Cup of Tea With... A Further Education's Oliver Hembrough

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We chat to Oliver Hembrough about Game of Thrones, the best pub in London and life advice from Terry Johnson.

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Posted on 4 November 2015

Firebird to be Free Streamed worldwide

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Hampstead Downstairs and The Children’s Society present The Free Streaming ofFIREBIRDSupported by Time Out The Free Stream was available to watch from Friday 6 November 10am until Tuesday 10 November.

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Posted on 4 November 2015

A Further Education: Production photos

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Posted on 29 October 2015

The Wasp at Trafalgar Studios: Full cast announced

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Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s sharply comic thriller, The Wasp, is transferring to Trafalgar Studios this December, following a sell-out run at Hampstead Downstairs earlier this year.

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Posted on 20 October 2015

A Cup of Tea with... A Further Education writer Will Mortimer

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We had a quick chat to writer Will Mortimer about his debut play A Further Education, the joys of a comic cast and life advice.

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Posted on 15 October 2015

A Further Education: Full cast announced

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The cast for Will Mortimer’s sharp and perceptive new comedy will be Makir Ahmed, Stella Gonet, Oliver Hembrough, Isabella Laughland and Issy van Randwyck.

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Posted on 1 October 2015

A Cup Of Tea With... Firebird's Callie Cooke

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We grabbed five minutes to chat with Callie Cooke about Doctor Who, the perils of quick changes and the joys of playing a rodent.

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Posted on 11 September 2015

Firebird: Cast announced

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The cast of Phil Davies’ searing debut play will be Callie Cook, Tahirah Sharif and Phaldut Sharma.

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Posted on 11 September 2015

Video: Firebird trailer

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Posted on 10 September 2015

Video: Writer Phil Davies introduces Firebird

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Posted on 5 August 2015

Autumn Downstairs season announced

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Hampstead Theatre celebrates 5 successful years of Hampstead Downstairs with 3 new plays for Autumn 2015

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Posted on 3 July 2015

A Cup of Tea with... 36 Phone Calls actor Lee Ross

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We chat to Lee Ross between shows about Andrew Scott, Bugsy Malone and embarrassing on stage moments.

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Posted on 18 June 2015

36 Phone Calls: In rehearsals

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One man, four phones and thirty six calls.

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Posted on 17 June 2015

36 Phone Calls: An interview with Writer Jeremy Brock

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Writer Jeremy Brock talks to Hampstead Theatre’s Online Features Editor, Susie Benson, about his new play 36 Phone Calls which opens Downstairs on 25 June

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Posted on 5 June 2015

36 Phone Calls: Cast announced

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As Martin’s carefully constructed lives – as husband, father, son, lover, client, employee and patient – spiral out of control he must decide what is truly important, and how he can even begin to atone for his mistakes.

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Posted on 5 June 2015

A Cup of Tea with... Sunspots Writer David Lewis

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We chat to Writer David Lewis about playwriting heroes, life advice and his Hampstead Downstairs debut, Sunspots.

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Posted on 29 May 2015

Sunspots: Production photos

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Posted on 19 May 2015

Sunspots: In rehearsals

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With his life in upheaval again Tom moves back home, where he rediscovers his father’s telescope and his childhood passion for star-gazing.

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Posted on 15 May 2015

Three new plays announced

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HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES THREE NEW PLAYS

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Posted on 6 May 2015

Sunspots: Full cast announced

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Sunspots full cast announced as Clare Burt, Charlotte Emmerson, Robert Hands, Laurence Mitchell and Gwen Taylor.

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Posted on 16 April 2015

A Cup of Tea With... Deluge's Elaine Cassidy

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We chat to actor Elaine Cassidy in between rehearsals about Deluge, dream roles and Good People.

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Posted on 9 April 2015

Deluge: In rehearsals

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Fiona Doyle presents a deeply provocative thriller set in a blighted landscape, where nature is fiercely taking its course and it’s becoming a question of survival of the fittest.

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Posted on 7 April 2015

Deluge: An interview with Fiona Doyle

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Writer Fiona Doyle talks to Hampstead Theatre’s Online Features Editor, Susie Benson, about her new play Deluge which opens Downstairs next week

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Posted on 2 April 2015

Deluge: Full cast announced

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There’s a furtive presence on Joe and Kitty’s farm.

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