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

Posted in: Interviews with cast and creatives

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

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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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