Posted on 17 October 2019

QX INTERVIEWS DICKIE BEAU

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QX interviews Botticelli in the Fire star Dickie Beau ahead of his upcoming Hampstead Theatre debut in Jordan Tannahill's hot-blooded new play.

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Posted on 11 October 2019

THE TYLER SISTERS ANNOUNCED FOR DOWNSTAIRS

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The world premiere of The Tyler Sisters by Alexandra Wood, directed by Abigail Graham, will run at Hampstead Downstairs from 13 December 2019 – 18 January 2020.

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Posted on 11 October 2019

UNKNOWN RIVERS FULL CAST ANNOUNCED

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Full casting for the world premiere of Unknown Rivers by Chinonyerem Odimba, directed by Daniel Bailey, includes Rene Bailey, Doreene Blackstock, Nneka Okoye and Asiyah Shah.

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Posted on 11 October 2019

EITHER: ★★★★ FROM THE ARTS DESK

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

Rachel Halliburton awards Ruby Thomas' Either four stars.

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Posted on 11 October 2019

TRAILER RELEASED FOR BOTTICELLI IN THE FIRE

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Take a first look at the European premiere of Botticelli in the Fire with this brand new teaser trailer.... starring Dickie Beau as Sandro Botticelli.

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Posted on 7 October 2019

YOUTH THEATRE AT HAMPSTEAD - LED BY ASSOCIATE COMPANY CREATIVE MULTILINGUALISM

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Aged 14-18? Why not sign up to this exciting FREE youth theatre project at Hampstead?

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Posted on 3 October 2019

EITHER: ★★★★★ FROM BROADWAY WORLD

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

Charlie Wilks awards Ruby Thomas' Either five stars.

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Posted on 25 September 2019

OBITUARY: DR SHUPING WANG

Posted in: Announcements

It is with profound sadness that we announce the death of Dr Shuping Wang, the whistleblower who inspired Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig’s play The King of Hell’s Palace.

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Posted on 24 September 2019

HAPPY 60TH BIRTHDAY HAMPSTEAD

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On 24 September 1959, the first production presented by the ‘The Hampstead Theatre Club’ was performed. 60 years on, Hampstead Theatre is continuing the proud tradition of nurturing and producing original, entertaining theatre.

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Posted on 23 September 2019

TAKING UP SPACE – THE MONO BOX AT HAMPSTEAD THEATRE

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We’re thrilled to announce the first events in TAKING UP SPACE, The Mono Box’s first season in collaboration with Hampstead Theatre.

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Posted on 19 September 2019

WOMAN'S HOUR INTERVIEWS DR SHUPING WANG AND FRANCES YA-CHU COWHIG

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On Thursday 9 May playwright Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig and Dr Shuping Wang, the real-life whistleblower who inspired 'spellbinding' (Time Out) new thriller The King of Hell's Palace, appeared on Woman's Hour (BBC Radio 4).

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Posted on 13 September 2019

THE KING OF HELL'S PALACE: PRESS NIGHT PHOTOS

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Thursday 12 September brought Press Night for Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig's epic new play The King of Hell's Palace and marked Roxana Silbert's first Main Stage Press Night as Artistic Director.

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Posted on 13 September 2019

THE KING OF HELL'S PALACE: ★★★★ FROM THE TELEGRAPH

Posted in: Main Stage

Dominic Cavendish awards Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig's new thriller four stars.

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Posted on 10 September 2019

FULL CAST ANNOUNCED FOR BOTTICELLI IN THE FIRE

Posted in: Announcements

Hiran Abeysekera, Stefan Adegbola, Dickie Beau, Adetomiwa Edun, Louise Gold, Sirine Saba and Howard Ward star in the European Premiere of Jordan Tannahill's Botticelli in the Fire, directed by Blanche McIntyre.

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Posted on 9 September 2019

FULL STATEMENT FROM DR SHUPING WANG: PRC STATE SECURITY IS PRESSURING ME TO STOP PRODUCTION OF THE KING OF HELL'S PALACE

Posted in: Main Stage

Dr Shuping Wang, the real-life whistleblower who inspired The King of Hell’s Palace, has accused Chinese security officials of targeting her family and friends in a campaign to force Hampstead Theatre to abandon the play. In her full statement, she describes the intimidation tactics being used, the emotional toll it has taken on her loved ones, and her hopes for the play ahead of seeing it for the first time this week.

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Posted on 8 September 2019

From Beijing to Hampstead: How tale of HIV Whistleblower is rattling the Chinese State

By: Vanessa Thorpe for The Observer

Chinese security officials have been accused of targeting a whistleblower’s family and friends in a campaign to force Hampstead Theatre to abandon a play based on her case.

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Posted on 3 September 2019

PLAYSTART: A NEW WRITING INITIATIVE FROM THE MONO BOX AND HAMPSTEAD THEATRE

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The Mono Box, one of Hampstead's Associate Companies, has today opened submissions for their exciting new writing initiative PLAYSTART.

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Posted on 3 September 2019

FULL CAST ANNOUNCED FOR EITHER

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Gabriel Akuwudike, Patrick Knowles, Isabella Laughland, Bianca Stephens, Lizzy Watts and Tilda Wickham star in the world premiere of Ruby Thomas’ first full-length play Either, directed by Guy Jones.

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Posted on 28 August 2019

MICHAEL BOYD: OUR FAVOURITE PRODUCTIONS SO FAR

Posted in: Main Stage

With The King of Hell's Palace just around the corner, we took a look back at just some of Director Michael Boyd's epic career highlights to date.

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Posted on 23 August 2019

Meet the whistleblowing heroine who inspired The King of Hell’s Palace: Dr Shuping Wang

Posted in: Interviews with cast and creatives

Dr Shuping Wang, the real life whistleblower who inspired our next Main Stage production The King of Hell's Palace, talks to Hampstead in this extraordinary Q&A about her motivations for speaking out and her emotions ahead of seeing the play for the first time.

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Posted on 20 August 2019

Caroline, or Change transfers to Broadway

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Michael Longhurst's ★★★★★ production of Caroline, or Change transfers to Broadway, with Sharon D. Clarke reprising her Olivier-winning role

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Posted on 31 July 2019

FULL CAST ANNOUNCED FOR THE KING OF HELL'S PALACE

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The cast for Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig's blazing thriller includes Aidan Cheng, Celeste Den, Tuyen Do, Christopher Goh, Togo Igawa, Vincent Lai, Kok-Hwa Lie and Millicent Wong.

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Posted on 23 July 2019

Roxana Silbert's Debut Season: Statement

Posted in: Announcements

‘I am excited to introduce my debut season as Artistic Director of Hampstead Theatre.

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Posted on 23 July 2019

NEW SEASON ANNOUNCEMENT

Posted in: Announcements

Ahead of its 60th Birthday, Hampstead Theatre announces Roxana Silbert’s inaugural season as Artistic Director

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Posted on 23 July 2019

2019 New Season Offer

Posted in: Announcements

For a limited time only, you can see all four new Main Stage productions in Roxana Silbert's debut season for the price of three - yes, see one show entirely for free!

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Posted on 25 June 2019

CASH COW: ★★★★ FROM THE UPCOMING

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

Michael Higgs awards Oli Forsyth's Cash Cow four stars

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Posted on 17 June 2019

THE PHLEBOTOMIST ON BBC RADIO 3

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Ella Road's Olivier Award nominated play airs on BBC Radio 3, directed by Sam Yates and featuring the full cast of the 2019 Main Stage run.

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Posted on 3 June 2019

TENNIS STARS AND THEIR PARENTS

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

Oli Forsyth’s new play, Cash Cow, is about a couple who will stop at nothing for their child to achieve the ultimate heights of tennis. Creating a tennis champion costs a lot - time, dedication, money. Is it worth the investment? We take a look at some tennis’ biggest stars, their career achievements and the driving force behind them…

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Posted on 21 May 2019

FULL CAST ANNOUNCED FOR CASH COW

Jonathan Livingstone and Pheobe Pryce star in the next Downstairs show Cash Cow, by Oli Forsyth and directed by Katie Pesskin

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Posted on 21 May 2019

PRISM 2019 TOUR ANNOUNCED

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Terry Johnson’s Prism returns to the stage as part of a national tour with Robert Lindsay reprising his role as Jack Cardiff and Tara Fitzgerald joining as Nicola Cardiff

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Posted on 15 May 2019

THE FIRM: ★★★★ FROM THE ARTS DESK

Posted in: Theatre Reviews

Rachel Halliburton awards Roy William's The Firm four stars.

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Posted on 15 May 2019

THE FIRM: ★★★★ FROM THE UPCOMING

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

Ghazaleh Golpira awards Roy Williams' The Firm four stars.

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Posted on 14 May 2019

THE EVENING STANDARD INTERVIEWS RAY FEARON

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Samuel Fishwick talks to The Firm's Ray Fearon about his stint as the 'Hot Misogynist' on Fleabag, Phoebe Waller-Bridge's brilliance and why we need to invest in youth clubs.

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