Posted on 14 November 2022

A CUP OF TEA WITH TOM JACKSON GREAVES

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We caught up with The Art of Illusion director Tom Jackson Greaves, to talk advice, artistic influences, and his play opening at Hampstead Theatre on 17 December.

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Posted on 4 November 2022

Hampstead Theatre's statement in response to the Arts Council England decision

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Hampstead Theatre is disappointed and saddened by Arts Council England’s decision to cut the theatre’s funding. We will now consider how best to ensure the future of a company which nurtures and supports so many writers and which has for so long been an essential part of British theatre. In the meantime, our current programme of new plays will continue as announced and we thank all our supporters for their ongoing commitment to our work.

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Posted on 3 November 2022

CAST ANNOUNCED FOR THE ART OF ILLUSION

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Hampstead Theatre today announces the full cast for the UK premiere of Alexis Michalik’s critically acclaimed, The Art of Illusion. Having premiered in Paris in 2014, where it is still playing today, this new staging translated by Waleed Akhtar and directed by Tom Jackson Greaves opens at Hampstead Theatre Downstairs on 17 December and runs until 28 January.

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Posted on 25 October 2022

CAST ANNOUNCED FOR STEPHEN KARAM'S SONS OF THE PROPHET

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Following the sell-out hit, The Humans, Stephen Karam returns to Hampstead Theatre with the European premiere of his award-winning comedy, Sons of the Prophet, from 2 December to 14 January. Full cast announced today!

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Posted on 24 October 2022

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE AND NOTTINGHAM PLAYHOUSE LAUNCH NEW PLAYWRITING AWARD

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Hampstead Theatre and Nottingham Playhouse have today announced a brand-new playwriting award - the Phoebe Frances Brown Award - in celebration of the memory and talent of writer and actor Phoebe Frances Brown who died in April this year, aged 29.

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Posted on 7 October 2022

The Times reviews Ravenscourt

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★★★★ The Times review for Ravenscourt

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Posted on 7 October 2022

A Cup of Tea with Joe White

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We caught up with Blackout Songs writer Joe White to talk advice, writing influences, and his play opening at Hampstead Theatre on 4 November.

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Posted on 16 September 2022

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES FOUR NEW PLAYS

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'“Our autumn/winter season celebrates Hampstead’s cosmopolitan roots with a range of international playwrights from Scotland to the USA, Northern Ireland to France and some great homegrown talent in between.'

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Posted on 16 September 2022

CAST ANNOUNCED FOR MARY AND BLACKOUT SONGS

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The world premiere of Rona Munro’s new political thriller Mary, directed by Hampstead Theatre’s Artistic Director, Roxana Silbert will feature:

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Posted on 17 August 2022

A Cup of Tea with Georgina Burns

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We caught up with Ravenscourt writer Georgina Burns to talk writing influences, crucial life advice and Sherwood...

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Posted on 15 August 2022

Cast announced for The Snail House and Ravenscourt

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Hampstead Theatre is delighted to announce the full cast and creative teams for The Snail House and Ravenscourt which open this September.

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Posted on 6 July 2022

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES FOUR WORLD PREMIERES FOR AUTUMN 2022 BY RICHARD EYRE, RONA MUNRO, GEORGINA BURNS & JOE WHITE

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Hampstead Theatre announces four World Premieres for Autumn 2022: Richard Eyre's The Snail House, Rona Munro's Mary, Georgina Burns' Ravenscourt and Joe White's Blackout Songs.

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Posted on 30 May 2022

LOTUS BEAUTY ON WOMAN'S HOUR

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Lotus Beauty director Pooja Ghai and Kiran Landa (Reita) spoke to BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour about the play, running Downstairs until 18 June.

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Posted on 30 May 2022

LOTUS BEAUTY: REVIEWS ROUND-UP

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See what reviewers have been saying about Satinder Chohan' 'poignant' and 'superb' new play, directed by Pooja Ghai

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Posted on 18 May 2022

POOJA GHAI INTERVIEWED BY BBC RADIO 3 FREE THINKING

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Lotus Beauty director Pooja Ghai spoke to BBC Radio 3's Free Thinking about the play, running Downstairs until 18 June.

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Posted on 14 April 2022

WOLF CUB: REVIEWS ROUND-UP

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See what reviewers have been saying about Ché Walker's 'extraordinary' and 'landmark' new play, Wolf Cub...

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Posted on 12 April 2022

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES THE FULL CAST & CREATIVE TEAM FOR THE WORLD PREMIERE OF SATINDER CHOHAN’S LOTUS BEAUTY, DIRECTED BY POOJA GHAI

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Hampstead Theatre is delighted to announce the full cast and creative team for the world premiere of Satinder Chohan’s new play, Lotus Beauty. Directed by Pooja Ghai, Lotus Beauty will run at Hampstead Downstairs, in association with Tamasha Theatre Company, from 13 May until 18 June 2022.

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Posted on 24 March 2022

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES THE RETURN OF ITS OLIVIER-NOMINATED HIT PRODUCTION FOLK, RUNNING FROM 24 JUNE UNTIL 30 JULY

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Following its sold-out run earlier in the year and recent Olivier nomination, Hampstead Theatre is delighted to announce the return of Folk, Nell Leyshon’s beautiful new play with songs, directed by Hampstead’s Artistic Director, Roxana Silbert.

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Posted on 22 March 2022

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES CAST & CREATIVE TEAM FOR THE UK PREMIERE OF CHÉ WALKER’S WOLF CUB, RUNNING FROM 8 APRIL UNTIL 7 MAY 2022

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Hampstead Theatre is delighted to announce the cast and creative team for the UK premiere of Wolf Cub, running at Hampstead Downstairs from 8 April until 7 May.

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Posted on 10 March 2022

THE ANIMAL KINGDOM EXTENDED TO MEET DEMAND

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Ruby Thomas' ★★★★ The Animal Kingdom, directed by Lucy Morrison, has been extended to meet demand - now finishes its run Downstairs on 2 April.

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Posted on 9 March 2022

FOLK NOMINATED FOR OLIVIER AWARD FOR Outstanding Achievement in Affiliate Theatre

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Nell Leyshon's beautiful new play with songs Folk, which finished its sold-out run at Hampstead Downstairs last month, has been nominated for Outstanding Achievement in Affiliate Theatre at the 2022 Olivier Awards.

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Posted on 4 March 2022

THE ANIMAL KINGDOM: REVIEWS ROUND-UP

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See what reviewers have been saying about Ruby Thomas' 'thrilling' and 'rewaring' new play, directed by Lucy Morrison

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Posted on 1 March 2022

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES THE BREACH BY NAOMI WALLACE, DIRECTED BY SARAH FRANKCOM, AND CHÉ WALKER’S WOLF CUB THIS SPRING

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Hampstead Theatre is delighted to announce two additional premieres for its spring season.

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Posted on 11 February 2022

⭑⭑⭑⭑ for The Glad Game

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⭑⭑⭑⭑ for The Glad Game, written and performed by Phoebe Frances Brown, playing Downstairs 9 and 11 February.

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Posted on 12 January 2022

ROXANA SILBERT AND NELL LEYSHON SPEAK TO FRONT ROW

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Writer Nell Leyshon and director Roxana Silbert spoke to BBC's Front Row about Folk, playing Downstairs until 5 February.

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Posted on 12 January 2022

LOTUS BEAUTY DIRECTOR POOJA GHAI INTERVIEWED BY THE GUARDIAN

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Pooja Ghai, director of the upcoming Lotus Beauty and Artistic Director of Tamasha Theatre Company, speaks to The Guardian.

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Posted on 11 January 2022

THREE WORLD PREMIERES ANNOUNCED FOR HAMPSTEAD DOWNSTAIRS

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Hampstead Theatre is delighted to announce three world premieres for its Downstairs space in 2022.

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Posted on 7 January 2022

WOMAN'S HOUR INTERVIEWS FOLK WRITER NELL LEYSHON

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On Friday 7 January, Folk writer Nell Leyshon spoke to Anita Rani on BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour about the real life inspiration behind the play

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Posted on 7 January 2022

FOLK: REVIEWS ROUND-UP

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See what reviewers have been saying about Nell Leyshon's 'superb' and 'breathtaking' new play with songs Folk...

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Posted on 7 January 2022

ROXANA SILBERT AND GARY YERSHON SPEAK TO IN TUNE

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Roxana Silbert and Director of Music Gary Yershon spoke to In Tune about Folk, playing Downstairs until 5 February.

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Posted on 6 January 2022

Folk’s unsung heroines - Nell Leyshon writes for The Guardian

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Nell Leyshon wrote for The Guardian about the true story that inspired her ★★★★★ Downstairs show Folk.

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Posted on 16 December 2021

HAM & HIGH SPEAKS TO FOLK WRITER NELL LEYSHON

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"My imagination is based in Somerset and seeing a stonebreaker from my village was a lightbulb moment.

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Posted on 1 December 2021

Times Radio interviews Folk writer Nell Leyshon

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On Tuesday 30 October, Folk writer Nell Leyshon spoke to Mariella Frostrup on Times Radio about her beautiful new play with songs.

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Posted on 10 November 2021

iNews: Adapting little scratch for the stage

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Gwen Smith of iNews speaks to little scratch author Rebecca Watson, adaptor for the stage Miriam Battye and director Katie Mitchell about bring this radical work to the stage.

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