Posted on 28 March 2020

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE GUARDIAN, TO STREAM A SERIES OF HIT PRODUCTIONS FROM ITS DIGITAL ARCHIVE, FOR FREE

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Hampstead Theatre and The Guardian will re-release the live stream recordings of Mike Bartlett’s Wild, Beth Steel’s Wonderland and Howard Brenton’s Drawing the Line for free.

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Posted on 28 March 2020

THE OBSERVER: THE GUARDIAN TO STREAM 3 HAMPSTEAD HITS

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Vanessa Thorpe reports that three acclaimed Hampstead productions will be available to watch on the Guardian site as the coronavirus outbreak continues.

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Posted on 24 March 2020

Watch Again: The I vs You Challenge

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With the return of I and You to IGTV the time feels right to flashback to another digital production... the epic battle that pitted co-star against co-star: The I vs. You Challenge.

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Posted on 20 March 2020

I AND YOU, STARRING MAISIE WILLIAMS, STREAMING FOR FREE FROM MONDAY 23 ON IGTV

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For a week, Monday 23 March 10am – Sunday 29 March 10pm GMT, anyone with an Instagram account will be able to watch the full production by following @hampstead_theatre or @lalatellsastory (playwright Lauren Gunderson).

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Posted on 17 March 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Statement from Hampstead Theatre: Postponement of performances and building closure

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In the light of yesterday’s official comments, the presentation of the Hampstead Classics and Downstairs season is suspended, until further notice.

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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 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 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 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 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 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

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 - 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 20 November 2019

THE TYLER SISTERS FULL CAST ANNOUNCED

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Full casting for the world premiere of The Tyler Sisters by Alexandra Wood, directed by Abigail Graham, includes Caroline Faber, Angela Griffin and Bryony Hannah.

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Posted on 25 October 2019

BOTTICELLI IN THE FIRE: PRESS NIGHT PHOTOS

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Thursday 24 October brought Press Night for Jordan Tannahill's epic hot-blooded play Botticelli in the Fire directed by Blanche McIntyre..

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Posted on 24 October 2019

FULL CAST ANNOUNCED FOR RAVENS: SPASSKY VS. FISCHER

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We're thrilled to announce the cast for the World Premiere of Tom Morton-Smith's Ravens: Spassky vs. Fischer, directed by Annabelle Comyn, including Ronan Raftery as Boris Spassky and Robert Emms as Bobby Fischer.

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Posted on 11 October 2019

THE TYLER SISTERS ANNOUNCED FOR DOWNSTAIRS

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The world premiere of The Tyler Sisters by Alexandra Wood, directed by Abigail Graham, will run at Hampstead Downstairs from 13 December 2019 – 18 January 2020.

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Posted on 11 October 2019

UNKNOWN RIVERS FULL CAST ANNOUNCED

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Full casting for the world premiere of Unknown Rivers by Chinonyerem Odimba, directed by Daniel Bailey, includes Rene Bailey, Doreene Blackstock, Nneka Okoye and Asiyah Shah.

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Posted on 11 October 2019

TRAILER RELEASED FOR BOTTICELLI IN THE FIRE

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Take a first look at the European premiere of Botticelli in the Fire with this brand new teaser trailer.... starring Dickie Beau as Sandro Botticelli.

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Posted on 7 October 2019

YOUTH THEATRE AT HAMPSTEAD - LED BY ASSOCIATE COMPANY CREATIVE MULTILINGUALISM

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Aged 14-18? Why not sign up to this exciting FREE youth theatre project at Hampstead?

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Posted on 25 September 2019

OBITUARY: DR SHUPING WANG

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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 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 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 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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Posted on 23 August 2019

Meet the whistleblowing heroine who inspired The King of Hell’s Palace: Dr Shuping Wang

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Dr Shuping Wang, the real life whistleblower who inspired our next Main Stage production The King of Hell's Palace, talks to Hampstead in this extraordinary Q&A about her motivations for speaking out and her emotions ahead of seeing the play for the first time.

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