Review Round Up: The Memory of Water, Hampstead Theatre

We round up the reviews for this revival of Shelagh Stephenson’s play which originally premiered at the Hampstead Theatre in 1996. British ***** “It’s all splendid,  including the wickedly specific place-and-period designs by Anna Reid (oh, posh Yorkshire! O, the bedspread and the mirrored wardrobes!).  It all serves Stephenson’s beautiful writing with laser precision.”… Read More

NEWS: Hampstead Theatre Announces Casting For The Memory of Water and Malindadzimu

The Memory of Water will begin performances at the theatre on the 3rd September, with Malindadzimu playing from the 17th September. Hampstead Theatre has confirmed casting for its upcoming production of Shelagh Stephenson’s Olivier Award-winning play The Memory of Water, which will play at the theatre from the 3rd September until the 16th October. Directed by Alice… Read More

First Look at…The Dumb Waiter, Hampstead Theatre

Hampstead Theatre has released production images for its 60th anniversary production of Harold Pinter’s play. Now playing at the theatre until the 16th January, this 60th anniversary production is directed by Alice Hamilton had originally been programmed for Spring earlier this year – but was postponed due to the pandemic. Starring in the production are… Read More

NEWS: Hampstead Theatre to Reopen With Production of The Dumb Waiter

The theatre will reopen for a limited period with a production of Harold Pinter’s play. Harold Pinter’s play The Dumb Waiter will reopen the Hampstead Theatre from the 3rd December until the 16th January. Tickets will go on sale from the 14th October. Directed by Alice Hamilton, the production will mark the play’s 60th anniversary.… Read More

NEWS: Cast Announced for The Weatherman at the Park Theatre

The production will play at the theatre from the 15th August. Casting for the world premiere production of Eugene O’Hare’s dark drama The Weatherman has been announced. Directed by Alice Hamilton, the production is set to star Mark Hadfield, Niamh James, Alec Newman, Cyril Nri and David Schaal. Beezer and O’Rourke live on the fringes of society… Read More

Review Round Up: Paradise, Hampstead Theatre

Hampstead Theatre presents the new comedy from Dusty Hughes,  directed by Alice Hamilton. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews.   The Stage: *** “For a comedy, there are very few genuine laughs, but thanks to the skilled cast there are a few brief moments that capture the frequent sadness of growing old, particularly in a society that patronises and belittles the elderly.” Evening Standard:… Read More

REVIEW: Anything That Flies, Jermyn Street Theatre

This surprisingly warm and heartbreaking story about grief and displacement feels slight in telling audiences anything new about the pain that World War II caused both Jewish people and German people caught up in the atrocities.  Set after the Berlin Wall has fallen, Judith Burnley’s new play examines the long lasting effects that the Second… Read More

NEWS: Bush Theatre Announces Casting for While We’re Here

The Bush Theatre will present the new play from Barney Norris from the 26th April.  Opening the theatre’s new studio space While We’re Here is the latest play from Barney Norris and is a co-production between Up In Arms, Bush Theatre and Farnham Maltings. Eddie and Carol were lovers once, but their lives went in different… Read More