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 Theatre.com: ***** “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

Inside the Rehearsals…The Memory of Water, Hampstead Theatre

The production is set to begin performances at the Hampstead Theatre on the 3rd September. Rehearsal images have been released for the upcoming revival of Shelagh Stephenson’s OlivierAward-winning play which made its world premiere debut at the theatre in 1996. Alice Hamilton directs Lucy Black, Kulvinder Ghir, Adam James, Lizzy McInnerny, Carolina Main and Laura… 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

Review Round Up: The Two Character Play, Hampstead Theatre

We round up what the critics have had to say about Sam Yates’ production of Tennessee Williams’ play. The Arts Desk: **** “A timely return for Tennessee Williams’ long-neglected play.” Camden New Journal: “All kudos to director Sam Yates and Hampstead for recognising the play’s importance, what it reveals about Williams, and for giving us… Read More

NEWS: Hampstead Theatre Announces Two New Shows for 2021

The theatre has confirmed Shelagh Stephenson’s Olivier Award-winning play The Memory of Water and the world premiere of  Malindadzimu by Mufaro Makubika will run later this year. Hampstead Theatre have confirmed details of two more shows set to play at its main stage and downstairs venues. Shelagh Stephenson’s Olivier Award-winning play The Memory of Water will play at the theatre from… Read More

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