Posted on 28 May 2024

CAST ANNOUNCED FOR THE WORLD PREMIERE OF GRUD BY SARAH POWER DIRECTED BY JAZ WOODCOCK-STEWART

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The full cast has been announced for the world premiere of Grud by Sarah Power at Hampstead Downstairs from 28 June to 3 August.

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Posted on 17 May 2024

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES NEW SEASON FEATURING EIGHT PLAYS BY INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNISED AND FIRST-TIME PLAYWRIGHTS

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Running from September to March the new programme includes world premieres of plays by Stella Feehily, Richard Bean, Beau Willimon and Jack Bradfield, the UK premiere of a play by Rajiv Joseph, debut plays by Daisy Hall and Jamie Armitage, plus a major new staging of a Tom Stoppard play. Seven of the eight plays are new works.

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Posted on 15 April 2024

FULL CAST ANNOUNCED FOR THE HARMONY TEST BY RICHARD MOLLOY

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The full cast has been announced for the world premiere of Richard Molloy’s The Harmony Test at Hampstead Downstairs from 17 May to 22 June.

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Posted on 10 April 2024

PAUL JESSON ON SURVIVAL, STRENGTH, AND THE HEALING POTENTIAL OF ARTS

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Olivier Award-winning actor, Paul Jesson, explains how Richard Nelson came to write a solo play for him.

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Posted on 15 January 2024

FULL CAST ANNOUNCED FOR THE WORLD PREMIERE OF OUT OF SEASON

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Full cast announced for the world premiere of Out Of Season by Neil D'souza, directed by Alice Hamilton, playing Downstairs from Friday 16 February to Saturday 23 March 2024.

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Posted on 9 January 2024

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES EXTENDED RUN OF JONATHAN SPECTOR’S THIS MUCH I KNOW

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Due to popular demand, Jonathan Spector’s This Much I Know has been extended to Saturday 3 February 2024.

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Posted on 24 November 2023

MAREK HORN WINS PEGGY RAMSAY / FILM4 PLAYWRIGHTS’ BURSARY AWARD

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Marek Horn, writer of the recent Hampstead Downstairs hit Octopolis, has been announced as one of the winners of this year’s Peggy Ramsay / Film4 Award.

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Posted on 23 November 2023

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES ITS SPRING 2024 SEASON PLUS THE LAUNCH OF A £1.25M FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

Spring 2024 will see four world premieres, one UK premiere, and one English language premiere by acclaimed writers including April De Angelis, Stephen Adly Guirgis, Christopher Hampton and Richard Nelson alongside rising playwrights Sarah Power and Richard Molloy.

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Posted on 14 November 2023

THE AWARD-WINNING THIS MUCH I KNOW CAST ANNOUNCEMENT

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Jonathan Spector’s multi award-winning play, This Much I Know, will be directed by Chelsea Walker and will star Oscar Adams, Esh Alladi and Natalie Klamar.

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Posted on 13 November 2023

A CUP OF TEA WITH OLIVIA LE ANDERSEN

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We caught up with Nineteen Gardens actor Olivia Le Andersen to talk all about her pre-show rituals, acting highlights and her character Aga.

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Posted on 8 November 2023

A CUP OF TEA WITH DAVID STURZAKER

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Nineteen Gardens actor David Sturzaker talks all about his favourite lines from the show, pre-show rituals and his character John.

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Posted on 13 October 2023

A CUP OF TEA WITH JEMMA REDGRAVE

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We caught up with actor Jemma Redgrave to talk her acting highlights, advice, and Octopolis, which runs Downstairs until 28 October.

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Posted on 29 September 2023

A CUP OF TEA WITH EWAN MILLER

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We caught up with actor Ewan Miller to talk acting highlights, dream roles, and Octopolis, which runs Downstairs until 28 October.

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Posted on 28 September 2023

NINETEEN GARDENS CASTING ANNOUNCED

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Magdalena Miecznicka is set to make her playwriting debut at Hampstead Theatre with Nineteen Gardens, an intimate two-hander directed by Alice Hamilton and starring Olivia Le Andersen and David Sturzaker.

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Posted on 10 August 2023

JEMMA REDGRAVE AND EWAN MILLER STAR IN MAREK HORN’S OCTOPOLIS

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Jemma Redgrave and Ewan Miller are to star in the world première of Marek Horn’s Octopolis at Hampstead Theatre. Directed by Ed Madden, Octopolis will play Hampstead Downstairs from 15 September to 28 October 2023.

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Posted on 2 June 2023

Biscuits for Breakfast Company Support Camden Foodbank

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

The Biscuits for Breakfast company are giving their support to Camden Foodbank and encouraging audiences and members of the public to make a foodbank donation during the run of the show.

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Posted on 18 May 2023

THE DAILY TELEGRAPH INTERVIEWS GREG RIPLEY-DUGGAN

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When funding was withdrawn, all seemed lost for the off-West End venue – but now star names are stepping in to save it.

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Posted on 18 May 2023

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES FULL SEASON OF EIGHT NEW PRODUCTIONS

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Hampstead Theatre today announces a full season of eight new productions beginning on 7 September 2023 and running until 16 March 2024.

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Posted on 28 March 2023

A CUP OF TEA WITH GARETH FARR

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We caught up with writer Gareth Farr to talk writing highlights, inspiration, and his new play, Biscuits for Breakfast which opens Downstairs 5 May.

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Posted on 1 March 2023

BLACKOUT SONGS NOMINATED FOR AN OLIVIER AWARD

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Joe White’s play is nominated ahead of its return to Hampstead Theatre.

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Posted on 16 February 2023

FULL CASTS ANNOUNCED AS HAMPSTEAD DOWNSTAIRS CONTINUES TO BE A HOME FOR NEW WRITING

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Hampstead Theatre today announces the casts for its Downstairs season of new writing featuring plays by Cordelia Lynn, Gareth Farr and Shomit Dutta.

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Posted on 31 January 2023

WALEED AKHTAR ANNOUNCED AS PEGGY RAMSAY/FILM 4 PLAYWRIGHT'S SCHEME BURSARY WINNER

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Waleed Akhtar Announced As Peggy Ramsay / Film 4 Playwrights’ Scheme Bursary Winner

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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 14 November 2022

A CUP OF TEA WITH TOM JACKSON GREAVES

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We caught up with The Art of Illusion director Tom Jackson Greaves, to talk advice, artistic influences, and his play opening at Hampstead Theatre on 17 December.

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Posted on 4 November 2022

Hampstead Theatre's statement in response to the Arts Council England decision

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

Hampstead Theatre is disappointed and saddened by Arts Council England’s decision to cut the theatre’s funding. We will now consider how best to ensure the future of a company which nurtures and supports so many writers and which has for so long been an essential part of British theatre. In the meantime, our current programme of new plays will continue as announced and we thank all our supporters for their ongoing commitment to our work.

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Posted on 3 November 2022

CAST ANNOUNCED FOR THE ART OF ILLUSION

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

Hampstead Theatre today announces the full cast for the UK premiere of Alexis Michalik’s critically acclaimed, The Art of Illusion. Having premiered in Paris in 2014, where it is still playing today, this new staging translated by Waleed Akhtar and directed by Tom Jackson Greaves opens at Hampstead Theatre Downstairs on 17 December and runs until 28 January.

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Posted on 25 October 2022

CAST ANNOUNCED FOR STEPHEN KARAM'S SONS OF THE PROPHET

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Following the sell-out hit, The Humans, Stephen Karam returns to Hampstead Theatre with the European premiere of his award-winning comedy, Sons of the Prophet, from 2 December to 14 January. Full cast announced today!

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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 7 October 2022

A Cup of Tea with Joe White

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We caught up with Blackout Songs writer Joe White to talk advice, writing influences, and his play opening at Hampstead Theatre on 4 November.

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Posted on 7 October 2022

The Times reviews Ravenscourt

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★★★★ The Times review for Ravenscourt

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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 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 17 August 2022

A Cup of Tea with Georgina Burns

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We caught up with Ravenscourt writer Georgina Burns to talk writing influences, crucial life advice and Sherwood...

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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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