Posted on 30 November 2015

Video: Writer Tom Stoppard introduces Hapgood

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Writer Tom Stoppard introduces us to his Cold War spy thriller Hapgood.

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Posted on 20 November 2015

We interview new Downstairs writers Andrew Payne and William Boyd

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We quiz the writers of the two new Downstairs shows, The Meeting and The Argument, about favourite films, ideal dinner party guests and invaluable life lessons.

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Posted on 19 November 2015

Edward Hall to join The Children's Society for Teens In Crisis debate

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On Thursday 19 November, watch The Children’s Society’s national debate live online from 6pm tackling the question: are we failing our nation’s teenagers?

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Posted on 17 November 2015

Time Out: Backstage with Simon Russell Beale

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Backstage with Simon Russell Beale: Simon Russell Beale talks about his new role as a cross-dressing Georgian lady in Mr Foote’s Other LegBy Andrzej Lukowski

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Posted on 9 November 2015

A Cup of Tea With... A Further Education's Oliver Hembrough

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We chat to Oliver Hembrough about Game of Thrones, the best pub in London and life advice from Terry Johnson.

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Posted on 20 October 2015

A Cup of Tea with... A Further Education writer Will Mortimer

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We had a quick chat to writer Will Mortimer about his debut play A Further Education, the joys of a comic cast and life advice.

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Posted on 20 October 2015

The Telegraph: Roger Allam interview

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Roger Allam: ‘Calling opera elitist is absurd’By Rupert Christiansen

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Posted on 19 October 2015

Edward Hall introduces The Moderate Soprano

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In 1970 David Hare, then Literary Manager at The Royal Court, had his first play, Slag, premiered at Hampstead Theatre.

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Posted on 1 October 2015

A Cup Of Tea With... Firebird's Callie Cooke

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

We grabbed five minutes to chat with Callie Cooke about Doctor Who, the perils of quick changes and the joys of playing a rodent.

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Posted on 10 September 2015

Video: Writer Phil Davies introduces Firebird

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Posted on 3 July 2015

A Cup of Tea with... 36 Phone Calls actor Lee Ross

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We chat to Lee Ross between shows about Andrew Scott, Bugsy Malone and embarrassing on stage moments.

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Posted on 29 June 2015

Ham & High: Sharon Small interview

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As she prepares to star in Hampstead Theatre’s Luna Gale, the Muswell Hill resident tells Bridget Galton how the theatre is offering her juicier roles in her 40s.

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Posted on 17 June 2015

36 Phone Calls: An interview with Writer Jeremy Brock

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Writer Jeremy Brock talks to Hampstead Theatre’s Online Features Editor, Susie Benson, about his new play 36 Phone Calls which opens Downstairs on 25 June

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Posted on 5 June 2015

A Cup of Tea with... Sunspots Writer David Lewis

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

We chat to Writer David Lewis about playwriting heroes, life advice and his Hampstead Downstairs debut, Sunspots.

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Posted on 5 June 2015

Edward Hall introduces Luna Gale

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Rebecca Gilman enjoyed an extraordinary sequence of successes and won multiple Awards with four plays presented at The Royal Court between 1999 and 2004.

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Posted on 22 April 2015

Ham&High: Michael Frayn interview

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As his latest work comes to Hampstead theatre, Michael Frayn tells Alex Bellotti about the art of being a playwright, novelist and theatre builderPhoto: Jillian Edelstein

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Posted on 16 April 2015

A Cup of Tea With... Deluge's Elaine Cassidy

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

We chat to actor Elaine Cassidy in between rehearsals about Deluge, dream roles and Good People.

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Posted on 7 April 2015

Deluge: An interview with Fiona Doyle

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Writer Fiona Doyle talks to Hampstead Theatre’s Online Features Editor, Susie Benson, about her new play Deluge which opens Downstairs next week

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Posted on 10 March 2015

Telegraph: Zoë Wanamaker interview

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As the My Family star reprises the role of Stevie Smith, she opens up to The Telegraph’s Liz Grice about her struggles with acting

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Posted on 6 March 2015

Guardian: Zoë Wanamaker interview

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As she prepares to play poet Stevie Smith, Zoë Wanamaker talks to Lyn Gardner about acting through grief, finding her voice – and why she has never performed in the theatre that bears her father’s name

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Posted on 5 March 2015

Financial Times: Michael Frayn interview

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The playwright, novelist, farceur and philosopher talks to the Financial Times’ Sarah Hemming about fear, chaos and his newest work Photo: Howard Sooley for Financial Times

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Posted on 2 March 2015

Will Mortimer meets Hugh Whitemore

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Hampstead Theatre’s Literary Manager Will Mortimer meets the award-winning writer of Stevie, Hugh Whitemore

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Posted on 27 February 2015

Edward Hall introduces Stevie

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Although Hampstead can take proper credit for premiering only one of his plays, Hugh Whitemore has always held a special place in this theatre’s affections, so his is a talent I’m delighted to have the opportunity of celebrating.

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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 19 January 2015

Edward Hall introduces Hello/Goodbye

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Peter Souter’s Hello/Goodbye is his first play, a smart contemporary romantic comedy and a sort of Private Lives for our times.

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Posted on 19 January 2015

Will Mortimer meets Peter Souter

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Hampstead Theatre’s Literary Manager Will Mortimer meets the writer of Hello/Goodbye, Peter Souter

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Posted on 19 January 2015

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

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

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 13 January 2015

Free Streaming: Access for All

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Hampstead Theatre’s Artistic Director Edward Hall says:

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Posted on 9 January 2015

Video: Meet the Hello/Goodbye cast

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We chat to cast members Shaun Evans, Luke Neal, Bathsheba Piepe and Miranda Raison and Director Tamara Harvey and Writer Peter Souter about the return of 2013’s sell out comedy Hello/Goodbye.

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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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