Posted on 14 February 2024

JOANNA VANDERHAM ON PLAYING TIPPI HEDREN

Posted in: Main Stage

'What does it take to make great art?' Joanna Vanderham writes about playing Tippi Hedren in Double Feature for Broadway World

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Posted on 13 February 2024

THE TIMES: INTERVIEW WITH JOHN LOGAN, WRITER OF DOUBLE FEATURE

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The Gladiator and Bond scriptwriter spent a decade researching his new play Double Feature, about the abusive relationship between the director Alfred Hitchcock and his star actress Tippi Hedren.

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Posted on 12 February 2024

RACHAEL STIRLING STARS AS THE ‘QUEEN OF DRURY LANE’ IN THE DIVINE MRS S, A NEW PLAY BY APRIL DE ANGELIS

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Rachael Stirling will star as Sarah Siddons aka the ‘Queen of Drury Lane’ in The Divine Mrs S, a new play by April De Angelis directed by Anna Mackmin, which will have its world premiere at Hampstead Theatre from 22 March – 27 April.

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Posted on 6 February 2024

THE DIVINE MRS S, APRIL DE ANGELIS’ NEW PLAY, IS NOMINATED FOR THE SUSAN SMITH BLACKBURN PRIZE

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April De Angelis’ new play The Divine Mrs S, which has its premiere at Hampstead Theatre in March, has been nominated for this year’s Susan Smith Blackburn prize.

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Posted on 29 January 2024

SARAH SIDDONS - THE MOST FAMOUS WOMAN YOU MIGHT NEVER HAVE HEARD OF

Posted in: HT Blogs

The World Premiere of April De Angelis’ brand new comedy The Divine Mrs S, which opens on the Main Stage on the 22 March, explores the life of actor Sarah Siddons – the most famous woman you have probably never heard of!

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Posted on 15 January 2024

FULL CAST ANNOUNCED FOR THE WORLD PREMIERE OF OUT OF SEASON

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Full cast announced for the world premiere of Out Of Season by Neil D'souza, directed by Alice Hamilton, playing Downstairs from Friday 16 February to Saturday 23 March 2024.

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Posted on 9 January 2024

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES EXTENDED RUN OF JONATHAN SPECTOR’S THIS MUCH I KNOW

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Due to popular demand, Jonathan Spector’s This Much I Know has been extended to Saturday 3 February 2024.

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Posted on 8 January 2024

CAST ANNOUNCEMENT FOR TONY AWARD WINNING JOHN LOGAN’S DOUBLE FEATURE

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Hampstead Theatre has today announced the full cast for the world premiere of Double Feature by the Golden Globe and Tony award-winning writer John Logan playing on the Main Stage from Thursday 8 February to Saturday 16 March 2024.

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Posted on 19 December 2023

THE TIMES: INTERVIEW WITH TOM STOPPARD AND DIRECTOR, NINA RAINE

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Britain’s greatest living playwright Tom Stoppard and Director Nina Raine talk to Dominic Maxwell about reviving Rock ’n’ Roll.

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Posted on 15 December 2023

JOHN LOGAN: HIS CAREER IN PICTURES

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‘I spent my life dreaming about working in the British theatre and going to the theatre and being inspired by the theatre – as everyone should be.

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Posted on 8 December 2023

ROLLING STONE: TOM STOPPARD INTERVIEW

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Tom Stoppard tells Rolling Stone UK all about Rock 'n' Roll's revival and why, at the age of 86, he isn't finished yet.

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Posted on 1 December 2023

THE GUARDIAN: TOM STOPPARD INTERVIEW

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Claire Armitstead interviews Tom Stoppard about Rock 'n' Roll which opens on the Main Stage 6 December 2023

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Posted on 1 December 2023

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR ALICE HAMILTON AMONG THE WINNERS OF THE OLWYN WYMARK AWARD

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Hamsptead’s Associate Director Alice Hamilton is among the winners of the 19th Olwen Wymark Theatre Encouragement Awards.

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Posted on 24 November 2023

MAREK HORN WINS PEGGY RAMSAY / FILM4 PLAYWRIGHTS’ BURSARY AWARD

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

Marek Horn, writer of the recent Hampstead Downstairs hit Octopolis, has been announced as one of the winners of this year’s Peggy Ramsay / Film4 Award.

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Posted on 23 November 2023

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES ITS SPRING 2024 SEASON PLUS THE LAUNCH OF A £1.25M FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

Spring 2024 will see four world premieres, one UK premiere, and one English language premiere by acclaimed writers including April De Angelis, Stephen Adly Guirgis, Christopher Hampton and Richard Nelson alongside rising playwrights Sarah Power and Richard Molloy.

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Posted on 14 November 2023

THE AWARD-WINNING THIS MUCH I KNOW CAST ANNOUNCEMENT

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

Jonathan Spector’s multi award-winning play, This Much I Know, will be directed by Chelsea Walker and will star Oscar Adams, Esh Alladi and Natalie Klamar.

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Posted on 13 November 2023

A CUP OF TEA WITH OLIVIA LE ANDERSEN

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We caught up with Nineteen Gardens actor Olivia Le Andersen to talk all about her pre-show rituals, acting highlights and her character Aga.

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Posted on 8 November 2023

A CUP OF TEA WITH DAVID STURZAKER

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Nineteen Gardens actor David Sturzaker talks all about his favourite lines from the show, pre-show rituals and his character John.

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Posted on 3 November 2023

HAM & HIGH SPEAKS TO ALUN ARMSTRONG

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Alun Armstrong got his first screen acting lesson from Michael Caine while filming the gangster movie Get Carter.

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Posted on 3 November 2023

THE DAILY TELEGRAPH: RICHARD BEAN INTERVIEW

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Richard Bean, writer of To Have and To Hold talks to The Telegraph.

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Posted on 30 October 2023

FULL CAST ANNOUNCED FOR TOM STOPPARD’S ROCK ‘N’ ROLL, DIRECTED BY NINA RAINE AT HAMPSTEAD THEATRE

Posted in: Main Stage

Hampstead Theatre has today announced the full cast for Tom Stoppard’s Rock ‘n’ Roll. Directed by Nina Raine Stoppard’s play spans 21 years in the lives of three generations. It opens on 6 December and runs until 27 January 2024.

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Posted on 17 October 2023

AN EXCLUSIVE EXCERPT FROM THE TO HAVE AND TO HOLD PROGRAMME; DAVID GOODHART DISCUSSES 'ANYWHERE' AND 'SOMEWHERES'

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Exclusive interview: David Goodhart discusses how different generations within the same family can be divided by class and geography.

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Posted on 13 October 2023

A CUP OF TEA WITH JEMMA REDGRAVE

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We caught up with actor Jemma Redgrave to talk her acting highlights, advice, and Octopolis, which runs Downstairs until 28 October.

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Posted on 29 September 2023

A CUP OF TEA WITH EWAN MILLER

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We caught up with actor Ewan Miller to talk acting highlights, dream roles, and Octopolis, which runs Downstairs until 28 October.

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Posted on 29 September 2023

LISTEN TO LAUREN GUNDERSON ON BBC RADIO 4’S START THE WEEK

Posted in: Announcements

Playwright Lauren Gunderson spoke to BBC Radio 4 Start The Week’s about interrogating our relationship with Artificial Intelligence in her new play anthropology, which opened on the Main Stage on 7 September.

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Posted on 28 September 2023

NINETEEN GARDENS CASTING ANNOUNCED

Posted in: Announcements

Magdalena Miecznicka is set to make her playwriting debut at Hampstead Theatre with Nineteen Gardens, an intimate two-hander directed by Alice Hamilton and starring Olivia Le Andersen and David Sturzaker.

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Posted on 20 September 2023

PLAQUE HONOURING THE FOUNDER OF HAMPSTEAD THEATRE UNVEILED

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A plaque honouring the inspirational founder of Hampstead Theatre has been unveiled at the theatre in north London.

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Posted on 5 September 2023

COMPETITION: WIN TWO AND A PAIR OF TICKETS FOR TO HAVE TO HOLD

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Coming to see anthropology? You can be in with a chance to win tickets to our next Main Stage show

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Posted on 31 August 2023

LAUREN GUNDERSON INTERVIEWED BY BROADWAY WORLD

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Alexander Cohen interviews Anthropology writer Lauren Gunderson who asks pressing questions about AI in her new sci-fi thriller at Hampstead Theatre

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Posted on 25 August 2023

A CELEBRATION FOR COMMUNITY CREATES

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Earlier this year more than 50 enthusiastic individuals from Hampstead’s local community came together to participate in weekly acting and playwriting sessions as part of the theatre’s Community Creates programme. And now, their involvement has culminated with a day of celebrations.

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Posted on 18 August 2023

AN EXCLUSIVE EXCERPT FROM THE ANTHROPOLOGY PROGRAMME; LAUREN GUNDERSON INTERVIEWS CHAT GPT

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Exclusive interview: anthropology writer Lauren Gunderson interviews ChatGPT

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Posted on 10 August 2023

JEMMA REDGRAVE AND EWAN MILLER STAR IN MAREK HORN’S OCTOPOLIS

Posted in: Announcements

Jemma Redgrave and Ewan Miller are to star in the world première of Marek Horn’s Octopolis at Hampstead Theatre. Directed by Ed Madden, Octopolis will play Hampstead Downstairs from 15 September to 28 October 2023.

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Posted on 26 July 2023

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES FULL CAST FOR LAUREN GUNDERSON’S ANTHROPOLOGY, DIRECTED BY ANNA LEDWICH

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Hampstead Theatre is delighted to announce the full cast and creative team for the world premiere of anthropology - Lauren Gunderson’s gripping thriller about Artificial Intelligence - directed by Anna Ledwich from 7 September until 14 October.

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Posted on 22 June 2023

INTRODUCING OUR INSPIRE WRITERS FOR 2023

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The INSPIRE writers for 2023 have been chosen and their journey on our year-long writing programme is underway. INSPIRE is now in its fifth year at Hampstead Theatre and this new intake of writers will get the opportunity and encouragement to work on writing a new full-length play.

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KEEPING YOU SAFE AT HAMPSTEAD

1 Social Distanced 1

RESPECT PERSONAL SPACE

2 MASKS REQUIRED 1

FACE MASKS ENCOURAGED

4 STATE OF THE ART VENTILATION 1

STATE OF THE ART VENTILATION

5 ENHANCED CLEANING 1

ENHANCED CLEANING

7 CONTACTLESS TICKETS 1

CONTACTLESS TICKETS

8 HAND SANITIZING STATIONS 2

HAND SANITISING STATIONS

9 CASHLESS PAYMENT 1

CASHLESS PAYMENT