Posted on 30 July 2021

THE TWO CHARACTER PLAY: ★★★★ FROM FINANCIAL TIMES

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Sarah Hemming awards Tennessee Williams's 'The Two Character Play' four stars.

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Posted on 27 July 2021

THE TWO CHARACTER PLAY: ★★★★ FROM EVENING STANDARD

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Alice Saville awards Tennessee Williams's 'The Two Character Play' four stars.

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Posted on 27 July 2021

THE TWO CHARACTER PLAY: ★★★★ FROM INDEPENDENT

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Alexandra Pollard awards Tennessee Williams's 'The Two Character Play' four stars.

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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 20 July 2021

The Telegraph: The tragic sister who inspired Tennessee Williams

Posted in: Main Stage

Claire Allfree of The Telegraph investigates the relationship between Tennessee Williams family history and his innovative thriller The Two Character Play

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Posted on 14 July 2021

HAM & HIGH INTERVIEWS THE TWO CHARACTER PLAY DIRECTOR SAM YATES

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Ham and High interviews Sam Yates, director of Tennessee Williams' The Two Character Play, ahead of its opening on our Main Stage.

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Posted on 12 July 2021

Short Film: Behind the Scenes of The Two Character Play

Posted in: Main Stage

Delve into the making of The Two Character Play with our short film featuring the cast and creative team – from direction, sound and lighting to design, movement and videography.

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Posted on 9 July 2021

Hampstead's favourite Tennessee Williams quotes

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Ahead of Tennessee Williams' The Two Character Play opening on the Main Stage from 17 July, the team at Hampstead have collected their favourite quotes from one the world's greatest dramatists:

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Posted on 9 July 2021

THE STAGE INTERVIEWS THE TWO CHARACTER PLAY DIRECTOR SAM YATES

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Sam Yates, director of Tenneessee Williams' The Two Character Play, spoke to The Stage about giving the play the airing it deserves at the very venue at which it premiered in 1967.

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Posted on 30 June 2021

A statement from Hampstead Theatre regarding The Death of a Black Man

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We regret to announce that all remaining performances of The Death of a Black Man (due to run until 10 July) have been cancelled.

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Posted on 24 June 2021

RAYA: ★★★★ FROM THE ARTS DESK

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Gary Naylor awards Deborah Bruce's 'Raya' four stars.

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Posted on 19 June 2021

RAYA: ★★★★ FROM THE TELEGRAPH

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Claire Allfree awards Deborah Bruce's 'Raya' four stars.

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Posted on 18 June 2021

New Installation: From Page to Stage

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Theatre Designers Tom Piper and Rosin Martindale have created a new installation 'From Page to Stage' for Hampstead's Lower Foyer.

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Posted on 18 June 2021

RAYA: ★★★★ FROM THE TIMES

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Dominic Maxwell awards Deborah Bruce's 'Raya' four stars.

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Posted on 10 June 2021

THE TWO CHARACTER PLAY CAST ANNOUNCED

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Kate O'Flynn and Zubin Varla will star in this new production of Tennessee Williams' play, which received its World Premiere at Hampstead in 1967, directed by Sam Yates (The Phlebotomist).

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Posted on 7 June 2021

BBC's Loose Ends Interviews Dawn Walton

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Clive Anderson and Anneka Rice interview director Dawn Walton following the opening night of Alfred Fagon's 'The Death of a Black Man'.

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Posted on 4 June 2021

THE DEATH OF A BLACK MAN: ★★★★★ FROM WHATSONSTAGE

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Oliver Ainley awards Alfred Fagon's 'The Death of a Black Man' five stars.

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Posted on 4 June 2021

THE DEATH OF A BLACK MAN: ★★★★ FROM THE INDEPENDENT

Paul Taylor awards Alfred Fagon's 'The Death of a Black Man' four stars.

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Posted on 1 June 2021

BBC News: Why Alfred Fagon's 70s play about black British life still resonates today

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Vincent Dowd, Arts Correspondent for BBC News, explores the life & career of playwright Alfred Fagon, and why his The Death of a Black Man still resonates 46 years after it first premiered at Hampstead.

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Posted on 20 May 2021

Howard Brenton remembers Alfred Fagon

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Howard Brenton remembers Alfred Fagon, writer of The Death of a Black Man, in this interview with Greg Ripley-Duggan, Executive Producer at Hampstead Theatre.

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Posted on 13 May 2021

The Two Character Play and Big Big Sky Announced

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Hampstead Theatre announces Tennessee Williams' The Two Character Play, directed by Sam Yates, and the World Premiere of Tom Wells' Big Big Sky, directed by the theatre's new Associate Director Tessa Walker

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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 4 May 2021

'Alfred Fagon: a brilliant playwright whose work must not be forgotten' in The Guardian

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Ahead of The Death of a Black Man opening on our Main Stage, Arifa Akbar in The Guardian remembers its writer Alfred Fagon and his legacy.

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Posted on 29 April 2021

CAST ANNOUNCED FOR THE DEATH OF A BLACK MAN

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Nickcolia King-N'da, Natalie Simpson and Toyin Omari-Kinch will star in Alfred Fagon’s darkly compelling, The Death of a Black Man, directed by Dawn Walton from 28 May until 10 July 2021.

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Posted on 29 April 2021

WHO WAS ALFRED FAGON? BY ROY WILLIAMS

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Who was Alfred Fagon? Read this exclusive article by award-winning playwright Roy Williams about the extraordinary writer behind The Death of a Black Man.

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Posted on 12 April 2021

The Alfred Fagon Award opens submissions for 2021

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Named in honour of the remarkable writer of 'The Death of a Black Man', submissions are now open for the 25th Alfred Fagon Awards.

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Posted on 2 April 2021

HAMPSTEAD RECEIVES SECOND CRUCIAL GRANT FROM GOVERNMENT’S CULTURE RECOVERY FUND

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Hampstead Theatre has received the news that the Department for Culture, Media and Sport will invest another vital package of financial support into the organisation as part of the UK Government’s Culture Recovery Fund (CRF).

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Posted on 16 March 2021

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES THE DEATH OF A BLACK MAN AND RAYA FOR SPRING 2021

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Hampstead Theatre is delighted to announce its first live productions for 2021. Alfred Fagon’s darkly compelling, The Death of a Black Man will run on the Main Stage directed by Dawn Walton. Downstairs will be the World Premiere of Raya by Deborah Bruce, directed by Roxana Silbert.

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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 5 February 2021

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES TWO NEW EXCITING INITIATIVES

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Hampstead Theatre announces a new playwriting programme led by award-winning writer Mike Bartlett and a new youth project for 13-17 year olds living in Camden.

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