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

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

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 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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Posted on 2 November 2021

Financial Times: ‘It’s inside someone’s brain’ — little scratch at Hampstead Theatre

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Sarah Hemming of Financial Times speaks to the team bringing little scratch to life Downstairs - novelist Rebecca Watson, adapter for the stage Miriam Battye and director Katie Mitchell.

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Posted on 29 September 2021

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES THE WORLD PREMIERES OF LITTLE SCRATCH, BY REBECCA WATSON, IN AN ADAPTATION BY MIRIAM BATTYE, DIRECTED BY KATIE MITCHELL, AND NELL LEYSHON’S FOLK DIRECTED BY ROXANA SILBERT

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Hampstead Theatre is delighted to announce the remaining two world premieres for its Downstairs space in 2021.

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Posted on 11 August 2021

CAST ANNOUNCED FOR MALINDADZIMU

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Shyko Amos, Kudzai Mangombe, Sifiso Mazibuko, Tendai Humphrey Sitima and Natasha Williams will star in Mufaro Makubika’s new play Malindadzimu, directed by Monique Touko.

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Posted on 10 August 2021

Big Big Sky: Reviews Round-up

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See what reviewers have been saying about Tom Wells' 'poignant, uplifting play' Big Big Sky...

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Posted on 22 July 2021

THE MEMORY OF WATER AND MALINDADZIMU ANNOUNCED

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Hampstead Theatre announces two new shows for Autumn 2021: Shelagh Stephenson's The Memory of Water, directed by Alice Hamilton, on the Main Stage and the World Premiere of Malindadzimu, directed by Monique Touko, Downstairs.

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Posted on 13 May 2021

BIG BIG SKY CAST ANNOUNCEMENT

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Acclaimed actors, Jennifer Daley, Matt Sutton, Sam Newton and Jessica Jolleys will star in Tom Wells' Big Big Sky, directed by Hampstead's new Associate Director Tessa Walker.

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Posted on 16 March 2021

RAYA CASTING NEWS

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Acclaimed stage and screen actors Claire Price, Bo Poraj and Shannon Hayes will star in the world premiere of Raya by Deborah Bruce, directed by Hampstead's Artistic Director Roxana Silbert for Hampstead Downstairs.

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Posted on 17 March 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Statement from Hampstead Theatre: Postponement of performances and building closure

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In the light of yesterday’s official comments, the presentation of the Hampstead Classics and Downstairs season is suspended, until further notice.

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Posted on 10 March 2020

REHEARSAL BLOG FROM SLEEPWALKING'S HANNAH KHALIL

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Hannah Khalil, writer of our upcoming Downstairs World Premiere Sleepwalking, takes us behind-the-scenes of the first day of rehearsals.

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Posted on 28 February 2020

FULL CAST ANNOUNCED FOR SLEEPWALKING

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Eileen Nicholas and Jeany Spark will star in Hannah Khalil's dark thriller about motherhood, directed by Audrey Sheffield Downstairs from 26 March.

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Posted on 31 January 2020

HAMPSTEAD CLASSICS SEASON ANNOUNCED

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Celebrating 60 years of original theatre with the restaging of four major plays from our archive.

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Posted on 15 January 2020

The Tyler Sisters: ★★★★ from The Upcoming

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Brooke Snowe awards Alexandra Wood's The Tyler Sisters four stars.

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