Posted on 23 December 2015

Video: Writer William Boyd introduces The Argument

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

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

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

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

Ham & High interviews Hapgood's Lisa Dillon

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‘Lisa Dillon on Hapgood: the spy thriller that came in from the cold’ By Bridget Galton, Ham & High

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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 14 December 2015

Official London Theatre's Q&A with Hapgood's Lisa Dillon

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‘Q&A: Hapgood’s Lisa Dillon’ By Matthew Amer, Official London Theatre

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Posted on 9 December 2015

The Independent: Tom Stoppard and Howard Davies interview

Posted in: Main Stage

Tom Stoppard on ‘Hapgood’: ‘I envy those seeing my play’By Alice Jones

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Posted on 9 December 2015

Video exclusive from the Guardian: Tom Stoppard on Hapgood

Posted in: Interviews with cast and creatives

Watch an exclusive in-depth interview with legendary playwright Tom Stoppard on his espionage thriller Hapgood.

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Posted on 4 December 2015

Video: Christmas Questions with the Pine Cast

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

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 30 November 2015

Video: Writer Tom Stoppard introduces Hapgood

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Writer Tom Stoppard introduces us to his Cold War spy thriller Hapgood.

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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 17 November 2015

Time Out: Backstage with Simon Russell Beale

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Backstage with Simon Russell Beale: Simon Russell Beale talks about his new role as a cross-dressing Georgian lady in Mr Foote’s Other LegBy Andrzej Lukowski

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Posted on 9 November 2015

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

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

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 20 October 2015

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

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

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 20 October 2015

The Telegraph: Roger Allam interview

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Roger Allam: ‘Calling opera elitist is absurd’By Rupert Christiansen

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Posted on 19 October 2015

Edward Hall introduces The Moderate Soprano

Posted in: HT Blogs

In 1970 David Hare, then Literary Manager at The Royal Court, had his first play, Slag, premiered at Hampstead Theatre.

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Posted on 1 October 2015

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

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

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 10 September 2015

Video: Writer Phil Davies introduces Firebird

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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 29 June 2015

Ham & High: Sharon Small interview

Posted in: Main Stage

As she prepares to star in Hampstead Theatre’s Luna Gale, the Muswell Hill resident tells Bridget Galton how the theatre is offering her juicier roles in her 40s.

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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

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

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

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

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Posted on 5 June 2015

Edward Hall introduces Luna Gale

Posted in: Main Stage

Rebecca Gilman enjoyed an extraordinary sequence of successes and won multiple Awards with four plays presented at The Royal Court between 1999 and 2004.

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Posted on 22 April 2015

Ham&High: Michael Frayn interview

Posted in: Main Stage

As his latest work comes to Hampstead theatre, Michael Frayn tells Alex Bellotti about the art of being a playwright, novelist and theatre builderPhoto: Jillian Edelstein

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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 7 April 2015

Deluge: An interview with Fiona Doyle

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

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 10 March 2015

Telegraph: Zoë Wanamaker interview

Posted in: Main Stage

As the My Family star reprises the role of Stevie Smith, she opens up to The Telegraph’s Liz Grice about her struggles with acting

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Posted on 6 March 2015

Guardian: Zoë Wanamaker interview

Posted in: Main Stage

As she prepares to play poet Stevie Smith, Zoë Wanamaker talks to Lyn Gardner about acting through grief, finding her voice – and why she has never performed in the theatre that bears her father’s name

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Posted on 5 March 2015

Financial Times: Michael Frayn interview

Posted in: HT Blogs

The playwright, novelist, farceur and philosopher talks to the Financial Times’ Sarah Hemming about fear, chaos and his newest work Photo: Howard Sooley for Financial Times

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Posted on 2 March 2015

Will Mortimer meets Hugh Whitemore

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Hampstead Theatre’s Literary Manager Will Mortimer meets the award-winning writer of Stevie, Hugh Whitemore

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Posted on 27 February 2015

Edward Hall introduces Stevie

Posted in: HT Blogs

Although Hampstead can take proper credit for premiering only one of his plays, Hugh Whitemore has always held a special place in this theatre’s affections, so his is a talent I’m delighted to have the opportunity of celebrating.

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