Posted on 19 June 2012

Irish novelist and playwright Colm Tóibín talks about DruidMurphy

Posted in: Main Stage

In the three plays Conversations on a Homecoming, A Whistle in the Dark and Famine, the stage is filled with trapped emotion, trapped hopes, trapped characters.

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Posted on 19 June 2012

Garry Hynes' director's notes on DruidMurphy

Posted in: Main Stage

The idea of DruidMurphy—of bringing three plays of Tom Murphy’s together in one production—has been in gestation for more than three years, and yet, as I write this during the first previews in Galway, something of its audacity and outlandishness still strikes me.

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Posted on 19 June 2012

DruidMurphy: Colm Tóibín interviews writer Tom Murphy

Posted in: Main Stage

In Ireland in the 1980s, when I was starting to write, there was a relationship between the Irish theatre and its audience that was raw, visceral and immediate.

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Posted on 7 June 2012

Autumn season now on sale

Posted in: Announcements

Hampstead Theatre moves into its third year under the artistic leadership of Edward Hall with a new season of work from some of the UK’s most outstanding writers, directors and performers.

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Posted on 29 May 2012

Chariots of Fire to transfer to the West End

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Following its sell-out run at Hampstead Theatre, Edward Hall’s five star production will open at The Gielgud Theatre on 23 June 2012 where it is currently booking to 10 November 2012.

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Posted on 27 May 2012

5 Stars from The Sunday Times for Chariots of Fire

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The Sunday TimesReview by Christopher Hart, 27 May 2012

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Posted on 24 May 2012

4 Stars from the Financial Times for Chariots of Fire

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The Financial Times Review by Ian Suttleworth, 24 May 2012

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Posted on 24 May 2012

4 Stars from The Times for Chariots of Fire

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The TimesReview by Libby Purves, 24 May, 2012

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Posted on 24 May 2012

Chariots of Fire Press Night Photos

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Posted on 23 May 2012

4 Stars from The Guardian for Chariots of Fire

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The GuardianReview by Michael Billington, 23 May 2012

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Posted on 23 May 2012

5 Stars from The Daily Mail for Chariots of Fire

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The Daily MailReview by Quentin Letts, 23 May 2012

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Posted on 23 May 2012

4 Stars from the Evening Standard for Chariots of Fire

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Evening StandardReview by Henry Hitchings, 23 May 2012

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Posted on 16 May 2012

Chariots of Fire comes to the stage...

Posted in: Main Stage

By Sarah Hemming, The Financial Times

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Posted on 16 May 2012

5 minutes with NICK WHITBY

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

The Complaint opens Downstairs 17 May.

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Posted on 8 May 2012

Chariots of Fire: this one will run and run

Posted in: Main Stage

As seen in The Guardian 5 May 2012 By Lyn Gardner

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Posted on 3 May 2012

Chariots of Fire...The British are coming...again.

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As seen in The Telegraph(), 3 May 2012 By Jasper Rees

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Posted on 30 April 2012

When sport was fun: Chariots of Fire is back

Posted in: Main Stage

When I run, I hear the same soundtrack I heard when I was 10.

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Posted on 29 April 2012

Creative Learning announces closure

Posted in: Announcements

Hampstead Theatre has announced that it will be forced to close its Creative Learning Department at the end of the Academic Year, due to a 100% cut of its Local Authority grant.

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Posted on 28 April 2012

The Will Mortimer Interview: NIGEL GEARING

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

Hampstead Theatre’s Literary Manager, Will Mortimer, talks to Nigel Gearing, who has adapted Blue Heart Afternoon for the stage:

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Posted on 25 April 2012

The Will Mortimer Interview: MIKE BARTLETT

Posted in: Main Stage

Hampstead Theatre’s Literary Manager, Will Mortimer, talks to Mike Bartlett, who has adapted Chariots of Fire for the stage:

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Posted on 25 April 2012

Who's the anonymous Chariots of Fire tweeter?

Posted in: Main Stage

There’s a new account on Twitter.

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Posted on 8 March 2012

★★★★ from The Guardian for Farewell to the Theatre

Posted in: Theatre Reviews

Guardian review by Michael Billington

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Posted on 29 February 2012

Farewell to the Theatre on the Today Programme

Posted in: Main Stage

If you were asked to name the person who has had the most influence on theatre in this country, the chances are Harley Granville Barker would not be top of your list.

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Posted on 22 February 2012

Portrait of the Artist: Tara Fitzgerald

Posted in: Main Stage

Laura Barnett interviews Tara Fitzgerald for The Guardian:

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Posted on 31 January 2012

Public booking now open for spring season

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Public booking now open for spring season

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Posted on 16 January 2012

The Financial Times interview Simon Stephens about The Trial of Ubu

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The Financial Times interview Simon Stephens about The Trial of Ubu

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Posted on 9 January 2012

And No More Shall We Part opens this week

Posted in: Announcements

Hampstead Downstairs/ The Peter Wolff Trust Present

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Posted on 2 November 2011

The Last of the Duchess receives 4 STAR reviews

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The Last of the Duchess receives 4 STAR reviews

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Posted on 17 October 2011

The Financial Times talks to Sheila Hancock about The Last of the Duchess

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“The Financial Times()”:http://www.ft.com/life-arts talks to Sheila Hancock about The Last of the Duchess

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Posted on 16 October 2011

Is Hampstead Production reason why Chilcot's delayed Iraq enquiry?

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Is Hampstead Production reason why Chilcot’s delayed Iraq enquiry?

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Posted on 30 June 2011

Propeller receives 5 STAR reviews

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Propeller receives 5 STAR reviews

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Posted on 22 June 2011

4 Star review for West End Belongings

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4 Star review for West End Belongings

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Posted on 17 June 2011

Time Out talks to Artistic Director Edward Hall

Posted in: Interviews with cast and creatives

Time Out talks to Artistic Director Edward Hall

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Posted on 16 June 2011

The Times interview Edward Hall

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The Times interview Edward Hall

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