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 28 September 2021

MALINDADZIMU: REVIEWS ROUND-UP

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See what reviewers have been saying about Mufaro Makubika's 'poignant' and 'beautiful' play Malindadzimu...

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Posted on 17 September 2021

THE MEMORY OF WATER: ★★★★ FROM DAILY MAIL

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Patrick Marmion awards Shelagh Stephenson's 'The Memory of Water' four stars.

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Posted on 10 September 2021

THE MEMORY OF WATER: ★★★★ FROM INDEPENDENT

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Isobel Lewis awards Shelagh Stephenson's 'The Memory of Water' four stars.

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Posted on 10 September 2021

THE MEMORY OF WATER: ★★★★★ FROM BRITISH THEATRE

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Libby Purves awards Shelagh Stephenson's 'The Memory of Water' five stars.

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Posted on 10 September 2021

THE MEMORY OF WATER: ★★★★ FROM BROADWAY WORLD

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Cindy Marcolina awards Shelagh Stephenson's 'The Memory of Water' four stars.

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Posted on 10 September 2021

THE MEMORY OF WATER: ★★★★ FROM THE TIMES

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Dominic Maxwell awards Shelagh Stephenson's 'The Memory of Water' four stars.

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Posted on 25 August 2021

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES STOCKARD CHANNING AND REBECCA NIGHT IN MARSHA NORMAN’S ‘NIGHT, MOTHER AND TAMSIN GREIG IN ALAN PLATER’S PEGGY FOR YOU

Posted in: Main Stage

Stockard Channing and Rebecca Night will perform in the Pulitzer Prize-winning ‘night, Mother by Marsha Norman, directed by the theatre’s Artistic Director Roxana Silbert. Tamsin Greig will perform in Alan Plater’s raucously funny Peggy For You, directed by Richard Wilson.

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Posted on 25 August 2021

AUTUMN 2021 SEASON OFFER

Posted in: Main Stage

For a limited time only, you can book all three Autumn Main Stage shows - The Memory of Water, 'night, Mother and Peggy For You - and save with our season offer.

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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 11 August 2021

CAST ANNOUNCED FOR THE MEMORY OF WATER

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Lucy Black, Kulvinder Ghir, Adam James, Lizzy McInnerny, Carolina Main and Laura Rogers will star in Shelagh Stephenson's Olivier Award-winning comedy The Memory of Water, which received its World Premier at Hampstead in 1996.

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Posted on 10 August 2021

Big Big Sky: Reviews Round-up

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

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

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Posted on 6 August 2021

A CUP OF TEA WITH TOM WELLS

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We caught up with 'Big Big Sky' writer Tom Wells to talk life advice, his favourite place to write and Ted Lasso...

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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

Posted in: Main Stage

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

Posted in: Main Stage

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

Posted in: Main Stage

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

Posted in: Main Stage

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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