Posted on 10 March 2020

REHEARSAL BLOG FROM SLEEPWALKING'S HANNAH KHALIL

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

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 2 March 2020

FULL CAST ANNOUNCED FOR THE TWO CHARACTER PLAY

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Full cast and creative team announced for Tennessee Williams'' personal and innovative The Two Character Play, the second play in the Hampstead Classics season.

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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 28 February 2020

THE HAYSTACK: ★★★★ FROM THE DAILY MAIL

Posted in: Main Stage

Patrick Marmion awards Al Blyth's 'The Haystack' four stars.

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Posted on 25 February 2020

LONDON LIVE INTERVIEWS THE CAST OF THE HAYSTACK

Posted in: Interviews with cast and creatives

On 24 February, actors Oliver Johnstone, Enyi Okoronkwo and Rona Morison appeared on London Live to discuss their roles in the 'engrossing' The Haystack.

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Posted on 21 February 2020

THE HAYSTACK EXTENDS RUN AND RELEASES 800 EXTRA £10 TICKETS FOR UNDER £30S

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Hampstead Theatre’s world premiere of Al Blyth's The Haystack extends booking due to popular demand to Thursday 12 March 2020 and releases 800 extra ‘Under 30s’ tickets

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Posted on 18 February 2020

FULL CAST ANNOUNCED FOR THE DUMB WAITER

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Full cast and creative team announced for Harold Pinter's iconic The Dumb Waiter, which opens the Hampstead Classics season.

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Posted on 17 February 2020

THE HAYSTACK: ★★★★ FROM THE SUNDAY TIMES

Posted in: Main Stage

David Jays awards Al Blyth's The Haystack four stars.

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Posted on 9 February 2020

THE HAYSTACK: ★★★★ FROM THE TELEGRAPH

Posted in: Main Stage

Dominic Cavendish awards Al Blyth's The Haystack four stars.

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Posted on 7 February 2020

THE HAYSTACK - PRESS NIGHT PHOTOS

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Thursday 6 February brought Press Night for Al Blyth's explosive espionage thriller The Haystack, directed by Roxana Silbert.

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Posted on 7 February 2020

THE HAYSTACK: ★★★★ FROM THE GUARDIAN

Posted in: Main Stage

Mark Lawson awards Al Blyth's 'The Haystack' four stars.

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Posted on 7 February 2020

THE HAYSTACK: ★★★★ FROM THE STAGE

Posted in: Main Stage

Theo Bosanquet awards Al Blyth's The Haystack four stars.

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Posted on 3 February 2020

THE UPCOMING INTERVIEWS THE HAYSTACK'S OLIVER JOHNSTONE AND RONA MORISON

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The Upcoming interviews The Haystack actors Oliver Johnstone and Rona Morison about their roles in Al Blyth's explosive espionage thriller.

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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 31 January 2020

HAMPSTEAD CLASSICS SEASON OFFER

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For a limited time only, you can see all four new Main Stage productions in the Hampstead Classics season for the price of three - yes, see one show entirely for free!

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Posted on 24 January 2020

HAMPSTEAD'S 60TH BIRTHDAY PARTY PHOTOS

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Thursday 23 January brought Hampstead Theatre's 60th Anniversary Gala, a spectacular fundraising evening to support our popular Under 30s £10 ticket scheme.

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Posted on 24 January 2020

HAM AND HIGH INTERVIEW THE HAYSTACK'S AL BLYTH

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Bridget Galton interviewsThe Haystack writer Al Blyth.

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Posted on 15 January 2020

The Tyler Sisters: ★★★★ from The Upcoming

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

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

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Posted on 10 January 2020

FREE YOUTH THEATRE IS BACK FOR 2020

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Aged 13-17? Why not sign up to this exciting FREE youth theatre at Hampstead? Led by our brilliant Associate Company Creative Multilingualism.

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Posted on 9 January 2020

The Tyler Sisters: ★★★★ from The Arts Desk

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

Laura De Lisle awards Alexandra Wood's The Tyler Sisters four stars.

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Posted on 23 December 2019

TALKRADIO INTERVIEWS RONAN RAFTERY

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On Saturday 21 December, actor Ronan Raftery appeared on talkRADIO to discuss the 'riveting' Ravens: Spassky vs. Fischer.

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Posted on 16 December 2019

THE HAYSTACK FULL CAST ANNOUNCED

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Full casting for the world premiere of The Haystack by Al Blyth, directed by Roxana Silbert in her directorial debut as Artistic Director.

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Posted on 11 December 2019

SUNNY AFTERNOON 2020 UK TOUR ANNOUNCED

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Following a sold-out run at Hampstead Theatre and a successful West End transfer, the multi-Olivier Award-winning hit Sunny Afternoon will return for its second UK tour in 2020, opening at the Manchester Opera House on Friday 7 August.

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Posted on 10 December 2019

BBC WORLD SERVICE INTERVIEWS ROBERT EMMS AND RONAN RAFTERY

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Vincent Dowd featured Ravens: Spassky vs. Fischer on the Global News Podcast for the BBC World Service.

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Posted on 10 December 2019

RUBY THOMAS WINS CHANNEL 4 PLAYWRIGHTS' SCHEME 2019

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After premiering her debut play Either at Hampstead Downstairs earlier this year, Ruby Thomas will now embark on a one-year attachment to Hampstead in 2020.

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Posted on 9 December 2019

RAVENS: SPASSKY VS. FISCHER ACTORS MAKE THE CEREMONIAL FIRST MOVES AT THE LONDON CHESS CLASSIC

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Robert Emms (Bobby Fischer) and Ronan Raftery (Boris Spassky) recreated moves from the 1972 championship depicted in the play, to kick off a game between world no.1 Magnus Carlsen and world no.6 Levon Aronian.

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Posted on 6 December 2019

RAVENS: SPASSKY vs. FISCHER: ★★★★ FROM THE STAGE

Posted in: Main Stage

Dave Fargnoli awards Tom Morton-Smith's 'Ravens: Spassky vs. Fischer' four stars.

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Posted on 6 December 2019

RAVENS: SPASSKY vs. FISCHER: ★★★★ FROM BROADWAY WORLD

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Gary Naylor awards Tom Morton-Smith's 'Ravens: Spassky vs. Fischer' four stars.

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Posted on 6 December 2019

RAVENS: SPASSKY VS. FISCHER - PRESS NIGHT PHOTOS

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Thursday 5 December brought Press Night for Tom Morton-Smith's psychological Cold War thriller Ravens: Spassky vs. Fischer, directed by Annabelle Comyn.

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Posted on 5 December 2019

'SPASSKY VS FISCHER: HOW THE CHESS BATTLE BECAME A THEATRE EVENT' ON BBC ONLINE

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Vincent Dowd from the BBC on Tom Morton-Smith's Ravens: Spassky vs. Fischer.

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Posted on 2 December 2019

WHATSONSTAGE INTERVIEWS ROBERT EMMS

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Robert Emms speaks to WhatsOnStage about his role in Ravens: Spassky vs. Fischer.

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Posted on 27 November 2019

RADIO 3'S FREE THINKING INTERVIEWS TOM MORTON-SMITH

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Rana Mitter speaks to Raven: Spassky vs. Fischer playwright Tom Morton-Smith on Radio 3's Free Thinking programme.

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Posted on 27 November 2019

IRISH WORLD INTERVIEWS RONAN RAFTERY

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Ronan Raftery speaks to David Hennessy from Irish World about Ravens: Spassky vs. Fischer.

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Posted on 21 November 2019

FINANCIAL TIMES INTERVIEWS TOM MORTON-SMITH

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Sarah Hemming interviews Ravens: Spassky vs. Fischer writer Tom Morton-Smith

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