Posted on 25 August 2021

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE ANNOUNCES STOCKARD CHANNING AND REBECCA NIGHT IN MARSHA NORMAN’S ‘NIGHT, MOTHER AND TAMSIN GREIG IN ALAN PLATER’S PEGGY FOR YOU

Posted in: Main Stage

Stockard Channing and Rebecca Night will perform in the Pulitzer Prize-winning ‘night, Mother by Marsha Norman, directed by the theatre’s Artistic Director Roxana Silbert. Tamsin Greig will perform in Alan Plater’s raucously funny Peggy For You, directed by Richard Wilson.

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Posted on 25 August 2021

AUTUMN 2021 SEASON OFFER

Posted in: Main Stage

For a limited time only, you can book all three Autumn Main Stage shows - The Memory of Water, 'night, Mother and Peggy For You - and save with our season offer.

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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 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 20 July 2021

The Telegraph: The tragic sister who inspired Tennessee Williams

Posted in: Main Stage

Claire Allfree of The Telegraph investigates the relationship between Tennessee Williams family history and his innovative thriller The Two Character Play

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Posted on 14 July 2021

HAM & HIGH INTERVIEWS THE TWO CHARACTER PLAY DIRECTOR SAM YATES

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Ham and High interviews Sam Yates, director of Tennessee Williams' The Two Character Play, ahead of its opening on our Main Stage.

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Posted on 12 July 2021

Short Film: Behind the Scenes of The Two Character Play

Posted in: Main Stage

Delve into the making of The Two Character Play with our short film featuring the cast and creative team – from direction, sound and lighting to design, movement and videography.

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Posted on 9 July 2021

Hampstead's favourite Tennessee Williams quotes

Posted in: Main Stage

Ahead of Tennessee Williams' The Two Character Play opening on the Main Stage from 17 July, the team at Hampstead have collected their favourite quotes from one the world's greatest dramatists:

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Posted on 9 July 2021

THE STAGE INTERVIEWS THE TWO CHARACTER PLAY DIRECTOR SAM YATES

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Sam Yates, director of Tenneessee Williams' The Two Character Play, spoke to The Stage about giving the play the airing it deserves at the very venue at which it premiered in 1967.

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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 10 June 2021

THE TWO CHARACTER PLAY CAST ANNOUNCED

Posted in: Announcements

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 4 June 2021

THE DEATH OF A BLACK MAN: ★★★★★ FROM WHATSONSTAGE

Posted in: Main Stage

Oliver Ainley awards Alfred Fagon's 'The Death of a Black Man' five stars.

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Posted on 1 June 2021

BBC News: Why Alfred Fagon's 70s play about black British life still resonates today

Posted in: Main Stage

Vincent Dowd, Arts Correspondent for BBC News, explores the life & career of playwright Alfred Fagon, and why his The Death of a Black Man still resonates 46 years after it first premiered at Hampstead.

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Posted on 20 May 2021

Howard Brenton remembers Alfred Fagon

Posted in: Main Stage

Howard Brenton remembers Alfred Fagon, writer of The Death of a Black Man, in this interview with Greg Ripley-Duggan, Executive Producer at Hampstead Theatre.

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Posted on 4 May 2021

'Alfred Fagon: a brilliant playwright whose work must not be forgotten' in The Guardian

Posted in: Main Stage

Ahead of The Death of a Black Man opening on our Main Stage, Arifa Akbar in The Guardian remembers its writer Alfred Fagon and his legacy.

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Posted on 29 April 2021

CAST ANNOUNCED FOR THE DEATH OF A BLACK MAN

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Nickcolia King-N'da, Natalie Simpson and Toyin Omari-Kinch will star in Alfred Fagon’s darkly compelling, The Death of a Black Man, directed by Dawn Walton from 28 May until 10 July 2021.

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Posted on 29 April 2021

WHO WAS ALFRED FAGON? BY ROY WILLIAMS

Posted in: Main Stage

Who was Alfred Fagon? Read this exclusive article by award-winning playwright Roy Williams about the extraordinary writer behind The Death of a Black Man.

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Posted on 10 December 2020

THE DUMB WAITER: ★★★★ FROM WHATSONSTAGE

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Theo Bosanquet awards Alice Hamilton's 60th Anniversary production of The Dumb Waiter four stars.

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Posted on 10 December 2020

THE DUMB WAITER: ★★★★ FROM THE I PAPER

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Sam Marlowe awards Alice Hamilton's 60th Anniversary production of The Dumb Waiter four stars.

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Posted on 10 December 2020

THE DUMB WAITER: ★★★★ FROM THE TELEGRAPH

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Claire Allfree awards Alice Hamilton's 60th Anniversary production of The Dumb Waiter four stars.

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Posted on 10 December 2020

THE DUMB WAITER: ★★★★ FROM THE STAGE

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Dave Fargnoli awards Alice Hamilton's 60th Anniversary production of The Dumb Waiter four stars.

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Posted on 10 December 2020

THE DUMB WAITER: ★★★★ FROM BROADWAY WORLD

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Cindy Marcolina awards Alice Hamilton's 60th Anniversary production of The Dumb Waiter four stars.

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Posted on 28 October 2020

CAST AND EXTENSION ANNOUNCED FOR THE DUMB WAITER

Posted in: Announcements

Acclaimed stage and screen actors Alec Newman and Shane Zaza to star in Alice Hamilton's 60th Anniversary production of The Dumb Waiter - Now extended due to popular demand.

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Posted on 7 October 2020

Harold Pinter and the 1950s British Stage

Posted in: Main Stage

Mark Taylor-Batty explores how Harold Pinter's playwriting career developed against the effervescent backdrop of the 1950s British Stage.

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Posted on 7 October 2020

HAMPSTEAD THEATRE RE-OPENS FOR A LIMITED PERIOD WITH THE DUMB WAITER

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Hampstead Theatre re-opens for a limited period with Alice Hamilton's 60th Anniversary production of 'The Dumb Waiter'

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Posted on 31 March 2020

WILD: ★★★★ FROM BROADWAY WORLD

Posted in: Main Stage

Jonathan Marshall awards the #HampsteadTheatreAtHome's live stream of Mike Bartlett's Wild four stars.

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Posted on 28 March 2020

THE OBSERVER: THE GUARDIAN TO STREAM 3 HAMPSTEAD HITS

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Vanessa Thorpe reports that three acclaimed Hampstead productions will be available to watch on the Guardian site as the coronavirus outbreak continues.

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Posted on 27 March 2020

I AND YOU: ★★★★ FROM BROADWAY WORLD

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Shane Morgan awards the IGTV stream of Lauren Gunderson's I and You four stars

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Posted on 25 March 2020

THE DUMB WAITER FEATURED ON RADIO 4'S TODAY PROGRAMME

Posted in: Interviews with cast and creatives

As part of the segment 'The Show Must Go On', dedicated to performances postponed due to COVID-19, actors Philip Jackson and Harry Lloyd spoke to Mishal Husain and performed an extract from the 60th anniversary production of The Dumb Waiter on what would have been its opening night.

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Posted on 20 March 2020

I AND YOU, STARRING MAISIE WILLIAMS, STREAMING FOR FREE FROM MONDAY 23 ON IGTV

Posted in: Announcements

For a week, Monday 23 March 10am – Sunday 29 March 10pm GMT, anyone with an Instagram account will be able to watch the full production by following @hampstead_theatre or @lalatellsastory (playwright Lauren Gunderson).

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Posted on 17 March 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Statement from Hampstead Theatre: Postponement of performances and building closure

Posted in: Announcements

In the light of yesterday’s official comments, the presentation of the Hampstead Classics and Downstairs season is suspended, until further notice.

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Posted on 2 March 2020

FULL CAST ANNOUNCED FOR THE TWO CHARACTER PLAY

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Full cast and creative team announced for Tennessee Williams'' personal and innovative The Two Character Play, the second play in the Hampstead Classics season.

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Posted on 28 February 2020

THE HAYSTACK: ★★★★ FROM THE DAILY MAIL

Posted in: Main Stage

Patrick Marmion awards Al Blyth's 'The Haystack' four stars.

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Posted on 25 February 2020

LONDON LIVE INTERVIEWS THE CAST OF THE HAYSTACK

Posted in: Interviews with cast and creatives

On 24 February, actors Oliver Johnstone, Enyi Okoronkwo and Rona Morison appeared on London Live to discuss their roles in the 'engrossing' The Haystack.

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