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

Review Round Up: Jude, Hampstead Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Edward Hall’s production of Howard Brenton’s latest play… WhatsOnStage: *** “Jude benefits from Nefar’s confident performance – and it even suggests a new way of looking at the refugee crisis.” The Guardian: *** “Even if the play is muddled, Hall’s production, performed on a circular, book-lined… Read More

REVIEW: Miss Julie, Jermyn Street Theatre

Howard Brenton’s adaptation of Strindberg’s play is sharp and observant in which the tension is carefully built up in Tom Littler’s production.  August Strindberg’s play is one that continues to fascinate directors and adaptors with its passionate speeches as well as its focus on class and sex. But given the numerous adaptions and stagings it… Read More

NEWS: Jasper Britton and Susannah Harker to Lead the Cast in The Blinding Light

It has been announced that Jasper Britton and Susannah Harker will lead the cast of the world premiere of Howard Brenton’s play.  Howard Brenton’s new play tells the astonishing story of August Strindberg’s ‘Inferno’ period. For four years in fin-de-siècle Paris, Europe’s most famous playwright vanished. Most people thought he had gone insane. When he… Read More

Review Round Up…Lawrence After Arabia, Hampstead Theatre

Howard Brenton’s new play directed by John Dove is now playing at the Hampstead Theatre. But is this play commissioned to mark the centenary of the start of the Arab revolt a critical success?  The Guardian: *** Michael Billington commented that: ” John Dove’s production is also a model of clarity and achieves the transitions from the… Read More