Posted on 9 March 2015

Hampstead Theatre receives 7 Olivier Award nominations

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Hampstead Theatre is delighted to have been nominated in seven categories at the Olivier Awards.

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Posted on 20 February 2015

Deposit: In rehearsals

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Rachel and Ben want to buy a flat in London.

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Posted on 20 February 2015

Deposit: Full cast announced

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Hampstead is delighted to announce that the cast for Matt Hartley’s Hampstead Downstairs debut is Ben Addis, Akiya Henry, Jack Monaghan and Laura Morgan.

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Posted on 19 February 2015

Deposit: An interview with Matt Hartley

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Deposit Writer Matt Hartley talks to Hampstead Theatre’s Online Features Editor, Susie Benson, about the inspiration behind his new play and the allure of London

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Posted on 19 February 2015

A Cup of Tea with... Deposit Director Lisa Spirling

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We catch Lisa Spirling between rehearsals to chat about Deposit, returning to Hampstead Downstairs and life advice.

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Posted on 6 February 2015

Page to Stage Festival announced

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What do Ronni Ancona, Ian Bostridge, Fiona Bruce, Nica Burns, Sheila Hancock, Anthony Horowitz, Celia Imrie, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Lynda La Plante, Mark Lawson, Kathy Lette, Tim McInnerny, Kate Mosse, Paul O’Grady, Joe Penhall, Justine Picardie, Tim Pigott-Smith, Libby Purves, Jessica Raine, Nina Raine, Dame Janet Suzman, Meera Syal, David Walliams and Sylvia Young all have in common?

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Posted on 20 January 2015

The Wasp: In rehearsals

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Photos taken by Becky Paris

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Posted on 19 January 2015

A Cup of Tea with... The Wasp Writer Morgan Lloyd Malcolm

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We chat to Writer Morgan Lloyd Malcolm about her new play The Wasp, her playwriting heroes and life advice.

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Posted on 31 December 2014

A Cup of Tea with... Elephants' Adam Buchanan

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We catch up with Elephants’ Adam Buchanan over a cup of tea about embarrassing on stage moments, alternative career paths and having a pint with Sir Ian McKellen.

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Posted on 19 December 2014

Elephants: Production photos

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Taken by Robert Day

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Posted on 9 December 2014

Elephants: In rehearsals

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Photos taken by Becky Paris

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Posted on 28 November 2014

A Cup of Tea with... State Red's Samuel Anderson

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State Red’s Samuel Anderson talks to Hampstead Theatre’s Online Features Editor Faye Johnson about party tricks, reuniting with the other History Boys and Doctor Who.

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Posted on 20 November 2014

A Cup of Tea with... Elephants Director Tamara Harvey

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We chat to Elephants Director and Hampstead Theatre regular Tamara Harvey between rehearsals about life advice, Alan Ayckbourn and an excess of sprouts.

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Posted on 17 November 2014

A Cup of Tea with... Elephants Writer Rose Heiney

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We speak to Writer Rose Heiney about her debut play Elephants, her Christmas obsession and brussels sprouts.

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Posted on 17 November 2014

Elephants: Full cast announced

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Hampstead Theatre is delighted to announce that the cast for Elephants, the debut play of award-winning writer Rose Heiney, is Helen Atkinson-Wood, Adam Buchanan, Jonathan Guy Lewis, Richard Lintern, Bel Powley, Imogen Stubbs and Antonia Thomas.

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Posted on 10 November 2014

State Red: Production photos

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Taken by Robert Day

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Posted on 27 October 2014

State Red: In rehearsals

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Atiha Sen Gupta’s fiery family drama challenges the ‘family always comes first’ ethos and boldly confronts the fissures in our modern multicultural society that infiltrate through to the highest ranks.

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Posted on 27 October 2014

State Red: Full cast announced

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The cast for State Red, Atiha Sen Gupta’s fiery family drama, is Samuel Anderson, Maxine Finch, Geoff Leesley and Toby Wharton.

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Posted on 24 October 2014

A Cup of Tea With... Four Minutes Twelve Seconds Actor Jonathan McGuiness

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We chat to Jonathan McGuiness about Four Minutes Twelve Seconds, life advice and favourite London haunts.

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Posted on 21 October 2014

A Cup of Tea With... State Red Writer Atiha Sen Gupta

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We talk to State Red Writer Atiha Sen Gupta about her playwriting heroes, Roy Williams and humanising headlines.

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Posted on 17 October 2014

Hampstead's Literary Manager talks about Hampstead Downstairs Autumn Season 2014

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Hampstead Theatre’s Literary Manager Will Mortimer talks to Hampstead Theatre’s Online Features Editor, Susie Benson, about the Autumn Season and the ethos behind Hampstead Downstairs

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Posted on 8 October 2014

Four Minutes Twelve Seconds: Production Photos

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Taken by Holly Wren

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Posted on 25 September 2014

Four minutes twelve seconds: In Rehearsals

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Taken by Becky Paris

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Posted on 25 September 2014

Four minutes twelve seconds: Full cast announced

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Hampstead Theatre is pleased to announce that the cast for its first Downstairs play of the Autumn, Four minutes twelve seconds, will be Alexander Arnold, Kate Maravan, Jonathan McGuinness and Ria Zmitrowicz.

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Posted on 18 September 2014

A brand new Foyer and Bar for Autumn 2014

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In a matter of days our totally transformed Foyer and Bar will be opening to the public to coincide with Seminar, our first show of the Autumn Season.

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Posted on 10 September 2014

Video: Meet the Downstairs Writers

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Posted on 26 August 2014

Downstairs Autumn Season: Interview with the Writers

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We interview two of the Downstairs Autumn Season Writers to find out more about Four minutes twelve seconds and Elephants.

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Posted on 26 August 2014

Downstairs Autumn Season 2014 announced

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Hampstead Theatre and The Peter Wolff Trust are delighted to announce a season of 3 new plays for Autumn 2014.

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Posted on 3 June 2014

The Glass Supper: Full cast announced

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Moya Productions and tackroom theatre are delighted to announce the full cast for The Glass Supper, with Michael Feast, Michael Begley, Alex Lawther and Owen Sharpe joining Michelle Collins at Hampstead Downstairs.

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Posted on 30 May 2014

A Human Being Died That Night: ★★★★★ from the Independent

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A Human Being Died That Night Reviews By Paul Taylor, Independent

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Posted on 30 May 2014

A Human Being Died That Night: ★★★★ from The Times

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A Human Being Died That Night Reviews By Dominic Maxwell, The Times

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Posted on 30 May 2014

A Human Being Died That Night: ★★★★ from Guardian

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A Human Being Died That Night – a scorching look at apartheid guilt By Lyn Gardner, Guardian

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Posted on 30 May 2014

A Human Being Died That Night: ★★★★ from Evening Standard

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Jonathan Munby’s taut production depicts convicted murderer Eugene de Kock with bracing vividness and subtlety By Henry Hitchings, Evening Standard

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Posted on 29 May 2014

BBC: Portraying a mass murderer on stage

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By Vincent Dowd

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