Posted on 26 January 2023

BLACKOUT SONGS TRANSFERS TO THE MAIN STAGE

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Hampstead Theatre have today announced the return of Blackout Songs - Joe White’s compassionate and unflinching new play about love, addiction and memory, directed by Guy Jones.

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Posted on 12 January 2023

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES THREE NEW PLAYS FOR 2023

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Hampstead Theatre today announces three new plays for its Downstairs space for Spring 2023.

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Posted on 29 December 2022

Message from our Chair, Irene Dorner

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Hampstead Theatre was born in a humble hut sixty years ago. Our mission was to create original theatre without creative restriction. We quickly attracted a generation of talent that helped to redefine British Theatre. From Harold Pinter testing out his early plays here to the likes of Mike Leigh, Michael Frayn and Terry Johnson – and more recently Beth Steele, Ruby Thomas and Roy Williams, all premiering their work here.

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Posted on 20 December 2022

CAST ANNOUNCED FOR LINCK & MÜLHAHN

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An epic love story inspired by the real life of an 18th century gender pioneer premieres at Hampstead Theatre. Maggie Bain and Helena Wilson feature in Linck & Mülhahn by Ruby Thomas, directed by Owen Horsley.

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Posted on 12 December 2022

Statement regarding future plans

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Hampstead Theatre today outlines future plans for the theatre. The ambition is to keep Hampstead Theatre open. To continue to create original theatre without creative restriction. To challenge, influence and shape the future of British Theatre.

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Posted on 7 December 2022

Hampstead Theatre suffers a 100% cut in Arts Council Funding

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Hampstead Theatre announced today that, in the light of the 100% cut in its Arts Council grant of £766,455, the theatre will need to change direction and can no longer continue solely as a new writing theatre. As a consequence, very sadly, Roxana Silbert has decided to step down as Artistic Director.

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Posted on 28 October 2022

James Roose-Evans 1927 - 2022

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Everybody associated with Hampstead Theatre will be saddened by the death of our first Artistic Director James Roose Evans, who passed away peacefully on Wednesday at the age of 94.

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Posted on 24 October 2022

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE AND NOTTINGHAM PLAYHOUSE LAUNCH NEW PLAYWRITING AWARD

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Hampstead Theatre and Nottingham Playhouse have today announced a brand-new playwriting award - the Phoebe Frances Brown Award - in celebration of the memory and talent of writer and actor Phoebe Frances Brown who died in April this year, aged 29.

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Posted on 16 September 2022

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES FOUR NEW PLAYS

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'“Our autumn/winter season celebrates Hampstead’s cosmopolitan roots with a range of international playwrights from Scotland to the USA, Northern Ireland to France and some great homegrown talent in between.'

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Posted on 16 September 2022

CAST ANNOUNCED FOR MARY AND BLACKOUT SONGS

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The world premiere of Rona Munro’s new political thriller Mary, directed by Hampstead Theatre’s Artistic Director, Roxana Silbert will feature:

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Posted on 30 August 2022

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NORTH CAMDEN ZONE, LAUNCHES FREE WORKSHOPS FOR THE CAMDEN COMMUNITY

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Hampstead Theatre and North Camden Zone are delighted to launch a programme of free workshops for the Camden community, uniquely devised in partnership with residents from the local area.

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Posted on 15 August 2022

Cast announced for The Snail House and Ravenscourt

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Hampstead Theatre is delighted to announce the full cast and creative teams for The Snail House and Ravenscourt which open this September.

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Posted on 6 July 2022

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES FOUR WORLD PREMIERES FOR AUTUMN 2022 BY RICHARD EYRE, RONA MUNRO, GEORGINA BURNS & JOE WHITE

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Hampstead Theatre announces four World Premieres for Autumn 2022: Richard Eyre's The Snail House, Rona Munro's Mary, Georgina Burns' Ravenscourt and Joe White's Blackout Songs.

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Posted on 11 May 2022

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES FULL CAST & CREATIVE TEAM FOR THE FELLOWSHIP, A WORLD PREMIERE BY ROY WILLIAMS, DIRECTED BY PAULETTE RANDALL, FROM 17 JUNE UNTIL 23 JULY 2022

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Hampstead Theatre is delighted to announce the full cast and creative team for the world premiere of The Fellowship, an electrifying, hilarious and gripping new play by Roy Williams. Directed by Paulette Randall, The Fellowship will run from 21 June until 23 July 2022.

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Posted on 20 April 2022

PHOEBE FRANCES BROWN

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It is with profound sadness that we share the news that the actor and writer Phoebe Frances Brown has passed away aged 29.

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Posted on 12 April 2022

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES THE FULL CAST & CREATIVE TEAM FOR THE WORLD PREMIERE OF SATINDER CHOHAN’S LOTUS BEAUTY, DIRECTED BY POOJA GHAI

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Hampstead Theatre is delighted to announce the full cast and creative team for the world premiere of Satinder Chohan’s new play, Lotus Beauty. Directed by Pooja Ghai, Lotus Beauty will run at Hampstead Downstairs, in association with Tamasha Theatre Company, from 13 May until 18 June 2022.

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Posted on 4 April 2022

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES THE FULL CAST & CREATIVE TEAM FOR THE UK PREMIERE OF NAOMI WALLACE’S THE BREACH, DIRECTED BY SARAH FRANKCOM

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Hampstead Theatre is delighted to announce the full cast and creative team for the UK premiere of Naomi Wallace’s new play, The Breach. Directed by Sarah Frankcom, The Breach will run from 6 May until 4 June 2022.

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Posted on 24 March 2022

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES THE RETURN OF ITS OLIVIER-NOMINATED HIT PRODUCTION FOLK, RUNNING FROM 24 JUNE UNTIL 30 JULY

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Following its sold-out run earlier in the year and recent Olivier nomination, Hampstead Theatre is delighted to announce the return of Folk, Nell Leyshon’s beautiful new play with songs, directed by Hampstead’s Artistic Director, Roxana Silbert.

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Posted on 22 March 2022

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES CAST & CREATIVE TEAM FOR THE UK PREMIERE OF CHÉ WALKER’S WOLF CUB, RUNNING FROM 8 APRIL UNTIL 7 MAY 2022

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Hampstead Theatre is delighted to announce the cast and creative team for the UK premiere of Wolf Cub, running at Hampstead Downstairs from 8 April until 7 May.

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Posted on 1 March 2022

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES THE BREACH BY NAOMI WALLACE, DIRECTED BY SARAH FRANKCOM, AND CHÉ WALKER’S WOLF CUB THIS SPRING

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Hampstead Theatre is delighted to announce two additional premieres for its spring season.

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Posted on 3 February 2022

FULL CAST & CREATIVE TEAM ANNOUNCED FOR THE WORLD PREMIERE OF ALEXIS ZEGERMAN’S THE FEVER SYNDROME, DIRECTED BY ARTISTIC DIRECTOR ROXANA SILBERT

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Hampstead Theatre is delighted to announce the full cast and creative team for the world premiere of Alexis Zegerman’s new play, The Fever Syndrome.

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Posted on 2 February 2022

INSPIRE 2022 WRITERS ANNOUNCED

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The 13 INSPIRE writers for 2022 have been announced. The group will write a full length play mentored by award-winning playwright Roy Williams and Hampstead’s Literary Department.

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Posted on 11 January 2022

THREE WORLD PREMIERES ANNOUNCED FOR HAMPSTEAD DOWNSTAIRS

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Hampstead Theatre is delighted to announce three world premieres for its Downstairs space in 2022.

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Posted on 15 December 2021

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES FULL CAST & CREATIVE TEAM FOR THE WORLD PREMIERE OF THE FOREST

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Hampstead Theatre is delighted to announce the full cast and creative team for the world premiere of Florian Zeller’s new play, The Forest.

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Posted on 19 November 2021

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE RECEIVES THIRD 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 12 November 2021

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES THREE WORLD PREMIERES FOR 2022, FEATURING NEW PLAYS BY FLORIAN ZELLER (TRANSLATED BY CHRISTOPHER HAMPTON), ALEXIS ZEGERMAN AND ROY WILLIAMS

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Hampstead Theatre is delighted to announce three world premieres for its Main Stage in 2022.

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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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