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

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

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Posted on 3 July 2015

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

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

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

Posted in: Main Stage

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

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

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

Posted in: Main Stage

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

Posted in: Main Stage

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

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

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

Posted in: Main Stage

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

Posted in: Main Stage

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

Posted in: HT Blogs

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

Posted in: Main Stage

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

Posted in: HT Blogs

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

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

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

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

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

Posted in: HT Blogs

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

Posted in: HT Blogs

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

Posted in: Announcements

Hampstead Theatre’s Artistic Director Edward Hall says:

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Posted on 9 January 2015

Video: Meet the Hello/Goodbye cast

Posted in: Main Stage

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

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

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 5 December 2014

Edward Hall introduces Tiger Country

Posted in: Main Stage

Tiger Country has long felt like unfinished business.

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Posted on 2 December 2014

IdeasTap: Indira Varma interview

Posted in: Main Stage

From Game of Thrones to Silk, computer games to her current role in Nina Raine’s Tiger Country, Indira Varma has worked across a lot of different media to play very different roles.

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Posted on 1 December 2014

Tiger Country: Behind-the-scenes video

Posted in: Main Stage

We go behind-the-scenes into the Tiger Country rehearsal room and chat to Writer/Director Nina Raine and Medical Consultant, and inspiration behind the main character, Jyoti Shah about reviving Nina’s action-packed hospital drama and learning to act like a surgeon.

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Posted on 28 November 2014

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

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

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 27 November 2014

Evening Standard: Shaun Evans interview

Posted in: Main Stage

Shaun Evans: ‘The handsome stranger?

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Posted on 20 November 2014

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

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

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

Posted in: Hampstead Downstairs

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

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Posted on 11 November 2014

Tiger Country: Indira Varma researches her role

Posted in: Main Stage

Photo: Indira Varma with theatre staff from Queen’s Hospital, Burton-on-Trent

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