Review Round Up: The Death of A Black Man, Hampstead Theatre

Discover what critics have had to say about this revival of Alfred Fagon’s play at the Hampstead Theatre. The Telegraph: *** “This deserved revival of Alfred Fagon’s pioneering play shows his remarkable way with words, but the characterisation is too flimsy.” Exeunt Magazine: “encountering this unduly neglected play in this commendable production feels like a… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for Hampstead Theatre’s The Death of A Black Man

The production will begin performances at the theatre from the 28th May. The Hampstead Theatre has announced casting for its upcoming production of Alfred Fagon’s The Death of A Black Man, directed by Dawn Walton, former Artistic Director of Eclipse Theatre Company. Nickcolia King-N’da (Venice Preserved RSC, The Provoked Wife RSC) , Natalie Simpson (Outlander, Three Sisters at the National… Read More

NEWS: Hampstead Theatre Announces First Performance Dates for 2021

The theatre is set to reopen with a revival of Alfred Fagon’s The Death of a Black Man and the world premiere of Raya by Deborah Bruce. The Hampstead Theatre has announced details of its first live productions for 2021. It has been confirmed that the theatre is set to reopen on the 28th May… 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

Love London Love Culture’s December Theatre Picks

Here’s a guide to some of the shows set to open in London next month (depending on government advice). GHBoy, Charing Cross Theatre: set to open for previews on the 3rd December, Paul Harvard’s new play examines the misconception surrounding gay culture and promiscuity. Catch up with our interview with actor Devesh Kishore discussing the… 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: Hampstead Theatre’s Associate Company The Mono Box launches The Monologue Library

Hampstead Theatre’s Associate company The Mono Box has announced the launch of The Monologue Library, audio recordings of renowned artists performing their favourite theatrical speeches.  Available on themonobox.co.uk 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 Beale.   Speech Share Live monologues hosted by Hampstead Theatre will also… Read More

NEWS: Hampstead Theatre Extends Digital Streaming Series

The theatre has announced further productions in its free digital streaming series. Hampstead Theatre has today announced an extension of its free, digital streaming service in partnership with The Guardian. It was confirmed that the live stream recordings of of Nina Raine’s NHS inspired hit drama Tiger Country and Howard Brenton’s politically charged #AIWW: The Arrest of Ai Weiwei will… Read More

NEWS: Hampstead Theatre to Stream Series of Productions

The theatre, in partnership with The Guardian, is set to stream a series of productions from its archive for free. It has been announced that the Hampstead Theatre and The Guardian are set to re-release he live stream recordings of Mike Bartlett’s Wild, Beth Steel’sWonderland and Howard Brenton’s Drawing the Line for free. Each production will be made available through The Guardian… Read More

NEWS: Hampstead Theatre to Stream Production of I and You

The theatre has announced that it will be re-releasing hit production I and You by Lauren Gunderson on Instagram for free from the 23rd to the 29th March.   For a week, from Monday 23rd March at 10am until 29th March 10pm, anyone with an Instagram account will be able to watch the full production of I and You,… Read More