News: Hampstead Theatre announces new playwriting programme and new youth project for Camden teens

Hampstead Theatre is delighted to announce a new playwriting programme, for which participants will be paid, led by the multi-award-winning TV and theatre writer, Mike Bartlett (BBC Doctor Foster, BBC Life, King Charles III), and IGNITE a new, free youth project for 13-17year olds living in Camden. Both initiatives will launch online this spring alongside... Continue Reading →

News: Hampstead Theatre’s 60th anniversary production of The Dumb Waiter postponed

Following news that London will enter Tier 3 restrictions, Hampstead Theatre’s 60th anniversary production of The Dumb Waiter will now run from Monday 4 January 2021 until Saturday 30 January 2021. Acclaimed stage and screen actors Alec Newman and Shane Zaza play the roles of Ben and Gus, respectively, in this 60th anniversary production directed by Alice Hamilton, originally programmed for spring.... Continue Reading →

News: The Mono Box launches The Monologue Library

Hampstead Theatre’s Associate Company, The Mono Box, is delighted to announce the launch of The Monologue Library, audio recordings of renowned artists performing their favourite theatrical speeches. Available on the Library features over 100 speeches by artists such as Sir Derek Jacobi, Denise Gough, Sheila Atim, Gina McKee, Prasanna Puwanarajah and Sir Simon Russell... Continue Reading →

News: Hampstead Theatre to stream past productions online for free

Hampstead Theatre and The Guardian will re-release the live stream recordings of Mike Bartlett ’s Wild , Beth Steel ’s Wonderland and Howard Brenton ’s Drawing the Line for free. Available to watch on and, the three productions will be made available, on demand, over three consecutive weeks as part of the theatre’s #HampsteadTheatreAtHome series. Week 1, from Monday 30 March 10am to Sunday 5 April 10pm (GMT), will feature Mike Bartlett’s Wild (2016).  Directed by James... Continue Reading →

News: Cast announced for Tennessee Williams’ The Two Character Play at Hampstead Theatre

Hampstead Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for Tennessee Williams’ innovative, and partly autobiographical work, The Two Character Play. Acclaimed stage and screen actors, David Dawson and Lyndsey Marshal, will perform in this unique two-hander which Williams called ‘My most beautiful play since Streetcar, the very heart of my life’. The production, directed... Continue Reading →

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